About IPEM

The Institute of Natural Monopolies Research (IPEM) is a Russia-based independent research center founded in 2005. IPEM activities are aimed at the study of Russian economy natural monopoly sectors and associated industries in order to develop recommendations for existing problems solution and the branches potential realization.  


IPEM Management and Academic Board


IPEM fields of activities




Railway industry


Railway Equipment Magazine


Indicators of Russian Industry Development


Latest IPEM studies and reports


Estimated USD 247 for hyperloop trip between Moscow and St. Petersburg makes it affordable only for rich

Tariff System of Freight Transportation by Rail in Russia

Leasing of Rolling Stock as an Anti-crisis Tool for Russian Railway Industry Development

Russian Railway Industry Development is Impossible without Long-term Demand

Rail Transportation of Ferrous Metals (Expert Review)

Transportation of Metallurgical Freight: Intermodal Competition (Expert Review)

Comparison of Freight Owners’ Expenses on Freight Transportation in Russia and the USA

Funding of Long-distance Passenger Transportation in Russia (Report)

IPEM Suggestions for the Model for Empty Rail Cars Fleet Management in Russia (Report)

Competition on Russian Rail Cars Freight Transportation Market of Rail Cars under Different Kinds of Ownership

Analysis of the Results of Russian Electric Power Sector Reform and Proposals to Change Its Regulatory Approaches

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