Why are government reform programs, developed by highly-qualified experts, implemented so poorly in Russia? According to the Center for Strategic Research, the “Strategy-2010” program, adopted in 2000, is still only 36% complete. The subsequent program “Strategy-2020” has been even less successful – just 29.5%.
Reforms in the economic and social spheres here are seen as a set of technocratic measures. These are implemented by the government under the auspices of authoritarian political leaders who enjoy a power monopoly and are able …read more