Theory and Practice of Development of Internet Insurance

Preservation of stability of the insurance companies,
especially in times of crisis and economic instability, requires the
development of new sales channels of insurance products. The

article examines the issues of formation and development of this
relatively new type of insurance for Russia as Internet insurance.
Theoretical analysis. Analyzed its advantages, challenges,
market mechanism. Discussed the organization of Internet representation
of the insurance company, the stages of Internet
security, introduction of CRM. Results. The author concludes
that the prospects of the development of this type of insurance in
Russia. In the context of increasing the capacity of the insurance
market needs to develop measures to promote co-insurance and
reinsurance in the Internet. Should encourage the development of
institutions of insurance and reinsurance by creating specialized
insurance associations, increasing the participation of Russian
insurers in international systems of reinsurance and coinsurance
contracts, the formation of guarantee funds and the use of other
cost-effective measures aimed at improving the capacity of national
operators of the market of Internet security.

Moral Component of Economic Consciousness and its Role in New Industrialization of Russia

The maintenance of national security and the
implementation of a strategic course for innovative development in
conditions of economic sanctions by the Western countries and the
need to raise the issue of new industrialization of import substitution
(reindustializacii). Implementation of the strategy requires action on
the reindustrialization of the financial resources of the innovation
process, affecting the economic interests of the subjects, moral
norms and the principles of economic consciousness. Methods.
The study uses treatment of concepts in the scientific literature, the
dialectic of the General and specific, multidisciplinary and production
approaches. Theoretical analysis. The article examines the
role of ethical-moral component of economic consciousness in new
industrialization strategy. Emphasizes the importance of moral and
ethical values and attitudes of entrepreneurs in making decisions on
the use of the proceeds-or for the development and modernization
of production, or for personal enrichment and export capital abroad.

Results. The level of morality of real proprietors of the national wealth
in Russia, financial oligarchy allows you to use the power of the State
not to invest in innovation, and in their own interests through corruption,
lobbying, development and adoption of the State budget and
other economic and political decision-making. From the entrepreneurs
observed deformation of ethical principles and standards of conduct,
which is manifested in violations of labour standards. Approach to
addressing violations of morality must be a system, and legislative,
economic, and psychological and ideological measures.

Technopark – Critical Infrastructure of National Innovation System

Introduction. The idea of creation and development of technology parks in Russia is productive and timely because of its versatility. Technology parks – is an effective mechanism of formation and the generation of innovative enterprises. Theoretical analysis. Рarks, being the subjects of innovation infrastructure, create conditions favorable to the development of industrial enterprises of scientific and technical sphere only when the fitted experimental base and attract highly qualified personnel. The article discusses the features of the creation of technology parks in Russia, including university technology parks. Results. The author analyzes the experience and substantiate the direction of development of technology parks in Russia and Saratov region. Based on these studies identified the main stages in the development of technology parks at the meso level (for example, the Saratov region). The focus of the work is emphasized on the functional model of parks, which reveal their importance to the national innovation system. Conclusion. Technology parks are able to support innovators at all stages of the innovation process, thus they accumulate innovative potential of regions and form a national innovation system of the country.

Classification of Venture Funds

Introduction. Venture funds play a special role in venture investment as, unlike other investors in the market of venture investments, are created especially for implementation of venture investments. The aspiration of division of joint risks with the initiator of the project, the long period of investment, and also definition of the purposes and target reference points of the project at the initial stage is the cornerstone of their activity. So far the main tools and elements of infrastructure, investment of innovative activity, i.e. venture investment are formed, remains insufficiently developed in theoretical and practical aspect. In article classification of such financial instrument of venture invest- ment as venture fund is investigated. The purpose is the analysis classification of venture funds for various criteria. Theoretical analysis. For achievement of a goal the following problems are solved: carrying out classification of venture funds; the tipologization of organizational forms of implementation of venture investment in Russia is carried out; features of functioning of venture funds come to light. Classification of venture funds leans on a number of methods, among which: investment and financial analysis, strategic planning and forecasting. Results. Justification of classification and a tipologization of venture funds and allocation of features of their functioning in modern economy of Russia is result of the approach offered by authors.

Comparison of Accuracy between Different Methods of Forecasting the Term Structure of Interest Rates

Introduction. Forecasting the term structure of interest rates is considered to be the complex problem. The experience shows that just a few models from the proposed in science literature provide us with much better accuracy in forecasting than random walk. This paper is devoted to the comparison of forecasting results’ accuracy for the different specifications of econometric models using Russian data for 2004–2014 years. Models. We use the next econometric models for the forecasting: random walk, autoregressive model, factor model, Diebold-Li model. Results. Comparison on the Russian government bond market data for 2004–2014 years shows us that autoregressive models are better for the short-term rates’ forecasting, but the dynamic Diebold-Li model gives better accuracy for the mid-term and long-term rates’ forecasting.

The Inequality of Income Taxation for Nonresident Taxpayers

Introduction. The paper provides analyses the difference between income taxation system for resident and nonresident taxpayer, in particular the inequality deduction and exemption. Empirical analysis. The paper emphasizes the different qualification principles for nonresi- dent alien-taxpayer, the treaty benefits for different countries, and the standard deduction. It is a comparative investigation of tax regulations for nonresident aliens in EU countries, Canada, developing countries, and the United States, the experiences of differential income taxation of nonresident aliens in different countries. The objectives are the analyses of inequality of income tax system for resident and nonresident taxpayer, and different exemption, standard deduction. Results. The paper shows the positive and negative externalities of tax regula- tions for nonresident aliens and concludes that responses to tax rate, politic of government revenue, and treaty for different countries changes are far from fully understood and that there is much to be gained from continued research on this topic.

Universities Impact on Innovative Development of Regions: an Empirical Analysis

Introduction. In recent decades, questions the impact of universities on regional economic development and the search for the most effective mechanisms and instruments of cooperation of universities and regions attracts more and more attention from researchers and practitioners. Methodology of the study. In this article it was set the goal – to study the influence of Russian universities in the innovative development of the regions. To assess the impact of universities on the performance of innovative development of regions were used statistical data of Federal service of state statistics for 2010–2013. The factors characterizing the influence of the university, was chosen set of statistically observable on the financial performance of national research universities. To assess the level of innovation development of the region was used the method of integral rating analysis of innovative activity and knowledge production function model. Results. Analysis of the correlation of the analyzed regions of the Russian Federation shows significant differentiation parameters and dynamics influence the activities of national research universities in the innovative development of the region. By increasing the amount of funds they have received R & D contracts with businesses in relation to their total revenues to 1 million rubles, the level of innovation development of the region will increase by 4.8499 units, which indicates good prospects for the development of regions with the active collaboration of universities and business.

On Models the Relationships Authorities and Business Structures

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Factors Convergence Russian Regions and Their Characteristics in the Reproductive Cycle of the Human Potential

Introduction. Search the development of the Russian economy is characterized by increasingly complex social and economic phenomena, differentiation and specialization of regions of Russia, accompanied by a steady increase in the number of factors that significantly determine the scope, pace and quality of economic growth. According to the concept of long-term socio-economic development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2020. One of these factors is the human potential. Empirical results. The article simulated beta convergence in terms of «actual final consumption of households per capita» for the 2002–2012 biennium. Identified key factors for the reproduction of human potential in the Russian regions on the basis of the principal components method. Held clustering that refines the types of regions, which compares the level and dynamics parameters of reproduction of human potential, as well as regional variations, indicating the convergence process.

Optimization and Improving Efficiency of Public Sector Expenditures in the Context of the Economic Area De-globalization

Introduction. There is an exacerbation of the struggle between the countries for the implementation of their economic interests in the global market in the context of a multipolar world formation. The de-globalization trends increase and emerging local and global economic crises form the series of new requirements to ensure the efficiency of the public sector housekeeper. The article analyzes the measures to optimize the public sector costs during the crisis. Theoretical analysis. State in the modern economy is intended to create optimal conditions for the optimization of transaction costs. In economic theory calls for limiting the activity of the state in the economic system replaced the ideas of greater state intervention and increased costs of the public sector with a parallel increase their effectiveness. State failures occur in the event that the public sector does not function efficiently. In today’s economy there is a system of mutual neutralization of failures, when the state and the market, in some cases neutralize each other’s failures. Results. A set of recommendations aimed at optimizing and reducing inef- ficient spending of the public sector of the economy. The author comes to the conclusion that the formation of public and institutional mechanisms allowing to monitor the cost effectiveness of the public sector of the economy.