Problems of the North are primarily connected with the living conditions of people, environment and economy. Today are palpable the consequences of the country’s leadership decision taken in the mid-1990s on production decommissioning of these areas. At that time gold mines were closed, the Northern Sea Route was disbanded and many social organizations were abolished; but despite all these difficulties the people didn’t leave their habitual residence remaining faithful to their roots and traditions. The problems of the Arctic and the Far North, how forgotten areas of the Far North are acquiring a “second breath”, why to cooperate with Alaska and how it is possible to reduce significantly the way from the Asia-Pacific region to Europe — all these items were covered by the Head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Yegor Borisov in his interview with the “ES” magazine.
The "Economic Strategies" journal
The article deals with the problems and achievements of the integration process in the Commonwealth of Independent States, an important step of which is formation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). With regard to the theory of optimum currency areas (OCA), the authors have developed a complex approach to assessing the prospects of the Eurasian economic and monetary integration. Based on the analysis of optimality indicators they make a conclusion on inexpediency of hypothetical formation of monetary union within the EAEU at the present stage.
Establishment of uniform requirements for the specialists qualification and consecutive development of staffing and qualifications sectoral system can become the basis and an effective mechanism for barely emerging markets and industries. Successful solution of this task will entail consolidation of sectoral markets participants on the basis of public-private partnerships, will start up the processes of market self-identification and self-regulation. The article presents an analysis of opportunities and ways of forming the industry qualifications structure by the example of young and barely emerging sector of renewable energy and recycling.
China and the attitude to it are an important and enduring part of the Russian foreign policy. To a large extent the Russian fates depend on it. According to the article’s authors, supporting relations with China at the level of good-neighbourliness, friendly cooperation and strategic partnership is main task of the Russian foreign policy. Such relations are a trump card in the international and forceful solitaire.
The article deals with topical issues of state control associated to the position of the polity in relation to the human resource capacity of society. The author gives an overview of facts that characterizes the condition of the human resources potential in Russia for the past decades. According to the author, today human resources of any society becomes the most important value and the most important factor in its development, preservation of the integrity and sovereignty of the state, economic including. It is noted, that not enough has been done in Russia over the years to treat a professional person as the heritage of society, of the state, of the organization. The author draws attention to the fact that the potential of human resource strategy has not fully comprehended in public administration yet. The need is stressed to employ of a holistic scientific approach to reproduction and demand for human resource capacity what will provide personnel security of the society and the state in terms of personnel globalization.
Changing of a conjuncture index of “Economic strategy” (CIES) for the january — october 2015 is considered. The contribution of indicators of supply and demand in CIES is estimated. The analysis of industrial production is carried out.
Cautious attitude to the roads, in which billions of rubles were invested, will ensure long-term preservation of their quality.
Nowadays, due to active changes in the international system, activity of new players involved in international politics, the need to use non-traditional mechanisms for the national interests protection, public diplomacy importance increases twice, and its concept has become an important element of different countries foreign policy. The Philippines are distinguished by rich and diverse natural resources, the country possesses highly skilled workforce, regional areas of growth are identified. Russia is interested in intensifying political dialogue with the Philippines, in deepening inter-parliamentary and intergovernmental relations, developing cooperation in economic, cultural, scientific, educational and other spheres, where it is still a lot to do. Moreover, ASEAN and EAEU have got a lot in common, there are prospects for further relations development both between these economic associations and between individual countries. For the time being mutual trade turnover of two countries does not correspond to the existing potential of economic relations between Russia and the Philippines. How to transform this potential into real projects? Would it be well in the era of global communications to contrast the policy of “soft power” with tough administrative methods? The Philippines Ambassador to the Russian Federation Carlos D. Sorreta in his interview with the head of the Center for Eurasian Cooperation and Development (CECD) Olga Biryukova specially for the “Economic Strategies” magazine told about the above aspects and a lot of other issues.
The article presents new approaches to foreign exchange and monetary policy required for progressive changes in the economy. It examines the features of the foreign exchange market formation in terms of exchange rate volatility, ruble depreciation, interest rate instability. The paper analyses advantages and disadvantages of weak and strong ruble, both in terms of the Russian economy development and in geo-economic context.