Azerbaijan — a Key Player in the Transcaucasus

#7. Hysteresis Loop
Azerbaijan — a Key Player in the Transcaucasus

The article dwells on the possibilities and prospects of Azerbaijan in the current difficult political and economic situation in the world and the country. Removing sanctions from Iran, tension in Russian-Turkish relations, oil prices decline, escalation of Karabakh conflict — how these and other factors will affect the economy of one of the most developed countries of the Transcaucasus.

China’s Bifurcation Point: Search for a New Strategic Model

#2. Noah’s Caste
China's Bifurcation Point: Search for a New Strategic Model

In the last period every year the global economy was increasingly dependent on the pace of China’s economy development, on which many countries have traditionally pinned their hopes for successful exit from the crisis. 2015 has clearly and unequivocally demonstrated the tendency of Chinese critical instability increase. There are many reasons, and one of the most important was the change in the US policy — termination of “quantitative easing” programs, which determines conditions of demand for Chinese goods and the volume of their exports. Once and for all the credit character of “successful” China’s economic growth became apparent, the possibility of obtaining the effect from realizing the model of financial incentives to China’s national economy through increasing the volume of loans and investments is almost exhausted. The main conclusion: there is a direct correlation between the consequences of investment and industrial glut in China due to extreme economic growth and strengthening of structural economic and financial disproportions laying the contours of inevitably arising from them a new round of Chinese and the global economic crises.

New Course: a Breakthrough Strategy

#4. Why that is needed?
New Course: a Breakthrough Strategy

The article proposes a systematic, pragmatic and creative approach to analyzing status and prospects of the Russian economy development in the context of global instability. This approach is distinguished by economic reality perception in all its complexity, characterized by nonlinearity, non-equilibrium and uncertainty of socio-economic development processes, by their laws awareness. On the basis of its application the authors have developed proposals for implementing an integrated public policies system for economy development and modernization on the advanced structural and technological basis, the implementation of which will accelerate the pace of economic growth and will allow to pass on to innovative development define for Russian economy in the world economic system. Nevertheless, let’s look at the situation from a viewpoint of non-economist.

New Course: a Breakthrough Strategy

#2. Mr Wanna-know-All's Questions
New Course: a Breakthrough Strategy

The article proposes a systematic, pragmatic and creative approach to the status and prospects analysis of the Russian economy development in the context of global instability. This approach is distinguished by understanding economic reality in all its complexity, characterized by nonlinearity, non-equilibrium and uncertainty of socio-economic development processes, by awareness of their laws. On the basis of its application the authors have developed proposals for implementing an integrated public policies system for development and modernization of the economy on the advanced structural and technological basis, the implementation of which will accelerate the pace of economic growth and will allow to pass on to innovative development.

New Course: a Breakthrough Strategy

#1. Choice of Identity
New Course: a Breakthrough Strategy

The article proposes a systematic, pragmatic and creative approach to the status and prospects analysis of the Russian economy development in the context of global instability. This approach is distinguished by understanding economic reality in all its complexity, characterized by nonlinearity, non-equilibrium and uncertainty of socio-economic development processes, by awareness of their laws. On the basis of its application the authors have developed proposals for implementing an integrated public policies system for development and modernization of the economy on the advanced structural and technological basis, the implementation of which will accelerate the pace of economic growth and will allow to pass on to innovative development.

From Health Care to Selling Medical Services

#3. Conceptual viruses

Commercialization of medical assistance means giving up great idea of the people’s health care as a duty of the Russian state to the citizens.

The System of Stifling Tricks of the Bank of Russia

#10. Talkative Times

Implemented in recent years monetary and issuing policy of the Bank of Russia artificially stifles development of the domestic economy, destroys the remnants of science intensive industries, preserves the technological backwardness and strengthens Russia’s status of the “resource colony” and the end market for transnational capital.

Will Russia Win a Great Nano-Racing? Focus on Creating a Productive Sectoral Sphere of Research and Development in Nanotechnology

#5. Cultural Revolution

Will Russia win a great nano-racing? Probably not! Corruption, powerful lobby groups which consume a significant part of financial resources, an aging staff and inadequate measures of power structures determine stagnation processes. On the world arena Russia is step by step giving up its advantage to more ambitious, energetic and purposeful.

Modernization of Russian Enterprises: Middle of the Way Beginning

#7-8. Passions on the adjuster

“Innovation level” of the Russian enterprises leaves much to be desired: significant investments in pre-crisis period were implemented only by 14% of enterprises.