Ways of improving tariff regulation efficiency

Keywords: cyclic development, differential tariffs, tariffs, tariff modeling, tariff regulation.


The system of tariff regulation in the Russian Federation has been experiencing improvements since the beginning of the transition period and up until today. The issues of tariff regulation are given particular attention to both in the Russian Federation and abroad. At the time, tariffs do not form subsequent to certain economic waves, but are in most cases described by an annual regulation cycle and a quite limited range of regulation with regard to the long-term horizon. The authors have analyzed average consumer prices (tariffs) for particular services along with producer price indices by types of economic activities and average annual producer prices for main energy resources in Russia over the last 20 years based upon the official statistical data. The authors conclude that it is necessary to introduce new ways of improving tariff regulation efficiency. Among the priority ways are the following: formation of an investment-worthy tariff and justification of the supporting tariff for crucial social projects; digital tariff modeling and etc. All these changes require methodological justification and further development of the variable supporting tariff theory in order to test new cyclic models of regulation matching the cyclic economy of the country.


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Author Biographies

Svetlana Zhura, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia.

Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia.

Vladimir Markin, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia.

Doctor of Economics, Chief Researcher Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia.


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How to Cite
Zhura, S., & Markin, V. (2021). Ways of improving tariff regulation efficiency. Amazonia Investiga, 10(45), 148-157. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.45.09.16