In Russia it is usual during strategic planning process not to study enough and not to take into account the impact of global processes and risks on the Russian economy and the level of its economic security. The article provides a solution of this problem based on an integrated approach to studying the global risks impact. The authors have improved the technique of the World Economic Forum (WEF) for global risks quantitative assessment and have proposed the methodology of assessing the global risks impact on the Russian economy. On the basis of data from the “WEF report on global risks — 2014” the authors demonstrate the method’s application for obtaining estimates characterizing the degree of the global risks impact on the Russian economy and the level of its economic security. In conclusion, materials on the indicative assessment of the global risks impact on the Russian economy according to the 2015 data are presented.
Author page: Sergey Pobyvaev
The authors of the article examine the place of the world telecommunications industry in the process, called “Industry 4.0”. The article also considers the main technology trends within the industry. On the basis of experts’ opinions survey the authors conclude that the major trend in telecommunications field is the development of 5G networks and commercial distribution of SDN and NFV technologies. The basic tendencies of economic development of the global market largest players and the situation in the Russian telecommunications market are considered.
Strategic potential rating of telecommunications companies in Russia is compiled according to the original methodology of the Institute for Economic Strategies, based on assessment of nine key fundamentals: quality of management, resource potential, finance, product quality, interaction with investors, motivation effectiveness, corporate culture, market position, innovation efficiency.
The material represents a monitoring review of assessment activities in Russia. The author states the deepening of business climate trouble degree in industry and continuing intervention of state to assessment business as reaction to this trouble. Despite unfavorable environment the present period is quite interesting from the point of view of corporate strategy building for managers of assessment companies, as the choice of right development strategy may assure significant success upon exit from crisis.
The inequality problem is one of the key problems of the economic theory in XX-XXI centuries as according to most researchers’ estimates the impact potential of this phenomenon on the key economic indicators is very high. Inequality is caused by a lot of factors, ranging from biological ones. The article attempts to review the latest research of the inequality phenomenon in its various aspects and to assess its potential impact on the present-day Russia’s development.