The "Economic Strategies" journal
On November 18, 2014 in the “Davos” hall of the “Red Hills” hotel the Intensive Special Course for staff reserve of defense enterprises’ managers entitled “Strategic management” was inaugurated. Organizers and developers of the special course are: Collegium of the Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation, the “Analytics” Association, the RAS Institute for Economic Strategies. At the opening ceremony the Deputy Chairman of the Collegium of the RF Military-Industrial Commission Oleg Bochkarev addressed the audience, representatives of major defense enterprises. The main topics of conversation were the issues of defense industry development, the state defense order and HR policy in the industry.
The article examines the development imperatives of “tomorrow weapons” for the Russian army. It is shown that war in the Arctic and cyberwarfare, as well as “slow wars” and “cryptowarfare” require fundamentally new approaches. Attention is paid to long-term work organization schemes in the defense-industrial complex providing development of competition, as well as to the important role that could be played by the Russian Academy of Sciences and its institutions in the expertise of promising projects in the field of arms and in designing the future.
The articles presents studies results of the military expenditure effect on the state economy. It is shown that this effect is ambiguous, that in today’s Russia SDO funding up to 3% of GDP is positive and will contribute to the country’s economic development.
Macro-strategic game of world actors around the oil prices — is not a matter of business, it is a matter of global domination. If Russia sustains translated from abroad strategic trend of macro-organized instability in the form of geo-manipulated oil prices decline, it will mean that the Russian model is not inferior to the US and the EU ones as the main models of forming basic segments of society that finally confirms our status: return among the great powers. Statement of the new forces alignment in the global economy: a legal succession of modern Russia (Third Rome) from the Byzantine, then the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union as one of the world’s key political, economic and civilizational centers has occurred.
The International Monetary Fund statistics for 12 eurozone countries is analyzed in order to assess the degree of changes synchrony under the crisis influence of such macroeconomic indicators as GDP growth, public debt, inflation level, unemployment and the current account operations. To quantify the observed changes, the values of Kendall concordance coefficient are calculated in equal intervals of time before and after the crisis beginning. Comparison with similar indices changes in groups of countries at a lower level of financial integration was accomplished. On the basis of received results the author discusses hypothesis about the origin of evident systemic economic turbulence in the eurozone under the crisis influence, which led to financial integration level decrease.
The article quotes the results of commodity markets monitoring in Russia in order to analyze the first outcomes of WTO membership and to assess its consequences for separate regions. Three types of market were monitored — wheat, meat and cars — on the basis of statistical data of the Federal State Statistics Service and the Federal Customs Service of Russia.
The paper considers changes of the “Economic Strategies” opportunistic index (OIES) in January-October 2014. The contribution of supply and demand indices into OIES is estimated. Industrial production analysis is performed.
In his interview with the “ES” the economist V. Katasonov, revealing the nature of the monetary civilization, goals, objectives and methods of the global financial elite, proposes a way to get rid of destructive illusions, encourages the elite and society to draw a lesson from the century ago events and to be prepared for confrontation with the West. Such purely economic phenomenon as finance, money are analyzed in the course of the conversation not like having self-development, but like metaphysically conditioned, and spiritual culture is considered as the key to understanding modern civilization, especially in its most grounded form — economic development.
The end of the play about how the nearest entourage of the head of state, political and military elite, the main support of the Emperor Nicholas II in the crucial year of the First World War, when the Russian Empire was a stone’s throw away from victory, organized a plot.