AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Macroeconomics and international trade
Solutions
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  • Forecasting socio-economic development indicators of Russia and foreign countries in the medium and long term.
  • Regional forecasting in relation to national trends, considering the implementation of new investment projects and their impact on the structure of regional economies.
  • Estimating the financial resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Forecasting of budget indicators.
  • Analysis of global commodity markets, forecasting foreign trade in the long term by global subregions and commodity groups.
  • Econometric models.
  • DSGE modelling.
  • Gravity models.
  • Normative and balance models.
  • Russia’s statistics authorities: Federal State Statistics Service, Central Bank of Russia, Ministry of Finance, Federal Customs Service, Federal Tax Service and others.
  • International organisations: IMF, the World Bank, United Nations, Eurostat and others.
  • Parameters of investment and infrastructural projects.
Freight transportation and logistics
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  • Forecasting freight flows and freight revenues.
  • Elaboration of national and corporate freight strategies.
  • Freight route network optimisation, tariff policy development.
  • Development and implementation of IT solutions for rail freight transport.
  • Assessment of socio-economic and environmental effects of freight transport development projects.
  • Assessment of freight flow elasticity to key transportation parameters: travel time, tariff, regularity, credit rates.
  • Model of freight traffic allocation by modes transport.
  • Model of forecasted freight traffic allocation by different routes.
  • Model of forecasted freight traffic allocation by different routes under changed transportation conditions (fares, transit time, new infrastructure).
  • Transportation network graph and section characteristics (speed and fares).
  • Retrospective data on freight traffic.
  • Social and economic indicators of the terrirories.
  • Retrospective and forecasted trade data.
Urban mobility
Solutions
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  • Shaping optimal urban transport route networks.
  • Justification of investing in urban electric and rail transport.
  • Development of transport planning documents for cities and urban agglomerations.
  • Financial modelling of urban transport services.
  • Development of optimal ticketing system and fare policy.
  • Determination of state (municipal) order parameters for urban and suburban passenger transportation.
  • Creation of intellectual systems for monitoring the quality of transport services.
  • Transport modelling of urban transport systems and forecasting of passenger traffic.
  • Development of target transportation quality indicators.
  • Defining transportation economic parameters.
  • Calculating social and economic effects.
  • Results of instrumental examinations of passenger traffic (passenger counter sensors and video analytics).
  • Data on fare payments.
  • Data from mobile service providers.
  • Data obtained from sociological studies.
  • Navigation data on transport movement.
  • Data on population and jobs.
Intercity passenger transport
Solutions
Tools
Data
  • Forecasting of passenger traffic and the revenue passenger transportation will bring.
  • Evaluation of the social and economic effects improvement of transport accessibility entails.
  • Study of passengers' customer preferences.
  • Creation of the optimal fare policy and services offered to passengers.
  • Evaluation of passenger traffic elasticity in relation to the key transportation parameters: time in transit, ticket price, trip frequency, and comfort level.
  • Development and justification of state support measures for passenger transport.
  • Model for calculating the cumulative demand for intracity trips.
  • Model for calculating how passenger traffic switches between different types of transport.
  • Model for evaluation of induced demand.
  • Model for optimising parameters of passenger transportation (fares, frequency, revenue, financial results).
  • Social and economic indicators of territories.
  • Existing passenger traffic for all modes of transport.
  • Existing and prospective transportation parameters for all modes of transport.
  • Parameters of a new infrastructural project.
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