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Russian economic policy response to geopolitical shock


Three months into the Ukraine crisis, the response of Russian economic policymakers finally became clear in the second half of May. There were two parts to that response: a further downgrade of official medium-term macroeconomic forecasts; and a new policy initiative on state-led financing of fixed-asset investment, which can be seen as a reaction to the prospect of relative economic decline implied by the latest forecasts. Our report assesses the risks of this policy response both...

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