Development of Cooperation in the Sphere of Energy in a Globalizing World Economy

The article considers the prospects of TAPI (Turkmenistan – Afghanistan – Pakistan – India) gas-pipe line for strengthening of the energy safety in the Asian region. A special attention is paid to possible participation of Russia in the future projects of energy cooperation. The author proves economic expediency of the given project.

Trade in Soviet Russia During the Formation of a Socialist Economy (1917–1924 years)

This article analyzes the specifics of trade in the period of the socialist economy, trying to replace trade distribution system, the search for new organizational forms of supply of the population, the need for a new economic policy.

Transformation of Views on the Content Category of «Ecological Risk»

This article analyzes the transformation of views of category «environmental risk». It examines the multiplicity of the concepts of «risk»  

Function and Importance of Service Industry in the Process of Evaluation of the Social Level of Living

The author considers the methodical problems concerning the social standards of living. Special attention is given to the effects of the service industry activity on the index of development of human potential. Nonmonetaized indication – precisely, share of people employed in this particular industry – is offered as an indication for calculation of the results of the service industry activity.

Foreign Economic Potential of Agrofood Complex of Russia

In the article foreign economic relations of agrarian and industrial complex of Russia and the factors of the world market influencing food sphere are considered. The condition of agrofood export of Russia in which structure the basic place is on grain crops is analyzed. The export potential as one of basic elements of resource potential of a grain husbandry is in detail studied. Measures on increase of competitiveness of grain branch with the purpose of maintenance of food safety are offered.

Internal and External Drivers of Public-Private Partnership in Russia

The article discusses factors that drive development of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Russia. These factors have been categorized in two groups: internal and external. The author draws a conclusion that a more balanced approach to PPP benefits and potential drawbacks should be employed as partnership innovation is in no way guaranteed, and a PPP project may become more costly compared to traditional service delivery by government. 

Forms of Monopoly in Modern Russian Economy

The article describes types of monopolies in the modern economy of Russia, analyzes factors that affect their functioning, investigates cooperative interactions, as well as the hidden processes of concentration in the economy and pattern of interactions cartel.

Trends and Limitations of the Russian Food Industry

The present article deals with the comprehensive analysis of the food industry nowadays. Some problems of the food industry as a whole and its individual sub-sectors have been under consideration: dairy, meat, bakery, confectionery and others. This research has been done covering both industry and large / medium-sized organizations.

The Contribution of Large Corporations in the Development of Russian Economy

The article analyzes the peculiarities of Russian large corporations. The activities of Russian corporations as it promotes economic development, and implements the inertial tendencies. Addressed the complexities involved and when transferring innovations created in other countries on Russian soil.

Macro Trends and Threshold Changes of Modern Russian Economy

Methodological and theoretical aspects of threshold changes of macroeconomical dynamics in modern Russia are considered in the article.