Calculation data of the multifactorial “Strategic Matrix” model methodology showed stability of the relatively low value of Russia’s integral index. However, just such static character of the calculated indicator means an increase of problems in the Russian society, which is evidently shown by hard decline in social support for the authorities activities. Another reelection of V.V. Putin as the President of Russia did not result in prospects for a way out of the crisis in the minds of Russian citizens.
This article analyzes government programs as a major tool to improve the efficiency of budget spending. The author proposes specific measures to improve the system of evaluating effectiveness of the government programs in the budget process.
The Tomsk region is a diverse region. Half the population lives in the region capital, known all over the country by its research-educational and innovation potential. The rest of the population lives in cities with economic predominance of oil and gas industry and in rural areas. The Tomsk region governor Sergey Zhvachkin tells how the regional government manages to diversify the economic policy.
Fears, that entry of our country into the WTO will cause some disastrous consequences for its economy, are evidently exaggerated.
The lessons of history allow us to clarify contemporary issues, even despite the fact that every financial crisis has its own specifics. However, if we put aside the singlevalue decisions, we shall be able to identify constantly recurring problems that become apparent in those periods when public financial system malfunctions.