Economy: Realities and Illusions

#5. To Understand. To Prevent. To Overcome
Economy: Realities and Illusions

Economic science, which incorporates cognitive illusions of XIX-XX centuries, cannot give an adequate idea of the current economic reality and requires decisive revision. Economy in reality is different, perceived and described not so scientifically, mathematically, based on models, that is, physically, but post-scientifically, over the limits, which is the same — metaphysically.

Conceptual Problems of National Security. Theoretical and Practical Issues of State and Military Organization

#3. Countdown
Conceptual Problems of National Security. Theoretical and Practical Issues of State and Military Organization

National Security Concept of the Russian Federation cannot be considered as stiffened untouchable dogma. The concept’s sense and effectiveness are defined by its adequacy to modern realities, and they are subject to change. Therefore, the concept’s content should combine, on the one hand — firmness, stability of its fundamental principles and on the other — a timely response to emerging objective realities that require updating of various conceptual provisions. The current document in force has been already subjected to editing in 2000. However, a lot has changed since then, so we need a new edition, but not only introduction to the concept of a number of new provisions is required, but also the conceptual revision, that will cause introduction of fundamental changes in a number of other documents determining the state policy in different spheres of society. The article discusses some conceptual issues.

Protracted Stagnation. The Russian Economy in 2014-2015

#2. Mr Wanna-know-All's Questions
Protracted Stagnation. The Russian Economy in 2014-2015

The article discusses the main results of 2013. It analyzes trends and forecasts of macroeconomic indicators in the medium term until 2015. The paper studies the reasons of existing situation and identifies factors contributing to the economic growth. Dynamics of the Russian economy and global economic trends are compared.

Homo Proponit, Sed Dues Disponit

#1. Choice of Identity
Homo Proponit, Sed Dues Disponit

Institute for Economic Strategies in the project “Strategic Matrix of Russia” again determines the most important strategic trends of the past 2013 by nine strategic matrix factors: governance, territory, natural assets, population, economy, culture and religion, science and education, armed forces, geopolitical environment.

Recession Approach

#4. Cognitive Dissonance

The global economy is bringing more and more positive news. Vivid evidence of the general optimistic mood — stock indices.

Why Nobel Prize-Winners in Economics are The Main Culprits of the Modern Economic Crisis (Critical Review, 1969-2009)

#3. Somewhere in Between

Motives of awarding Nobel Prizes in economics began to resemble each other like cars; brands and their manufacturers are different, but the cars are practically identical.