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"FEDERALIZM" #1 (73) 2014



Priorities of modernization of the Russian economy: institutional-legal aspect

The article investigates the system of limitations of innovative development of the Russian economy, related to the absence or inefficient action of corresponding goal-oriented institutions as well as with the incompleteness of legal regulation of the economy of innovations and its state support. The paper indicates the basic directions of legislative activity, which should strengthen essentially the legal base of innovative modernization of the Russian economy.

Keywords: economy of innovations, the state innovative policy, institutions of innovative development, legislative base

BUKHVALD Eugeny M., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), Professor, Head of the Centre of federal relations and regional development; Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail:


New industrialization as a condition for the transition to innovative model of Russian economic development

The article explains the meaning and the content of a new industrialization as an important and integral phase of the transition of the Russian economy to the innovative development model. The paper proves that the restoration and further development of the national industry on a new high technology basis forms the key content of a new industrialization. In this context the authors specify the priorities of the state industrial policy and the basic requirements to the institutional environment of a new industrialization.

Keywords: institutions of development, national innovation system, new industrialization, industrial and innovative policy, structural priorities, technological upgrading, public-private partnership

LENCHUK Elena B., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), Head of the Center for innovative economy; Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail:
VLASKIN Herman A., Cand. Sc. (Econ.), leading scientific researcher of the Center for innovative economy; Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail:
FILATOV Vladimir I., Cand. Sc. (Econ.), leading scientific researcher of the Center for innovative economy; Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail:



Institutional problems of Russian industry development in the regions of Russia

This paper considers the problems of the industrial systems development in the regional economy and provides the assessment of the results of such development. Special accent is made at the investigation of the institutional conditions and limitations of industrial systems and innovations functioning. The author pays attention that determining industry development factor in the Russian regions is presented with the institutions, the influence of which on the management of the regional industry is summarized within the experience of management of development institutions in the regions. The paper confirms the necessity to improve the quality of the executable functions of planning and analytical preparation of solutions at the regional level of government.

Keywords: institutions, planning, development programs, industry, regional development

SUKHAREV Oleg S., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), professor, leading scientific researcher, Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail:


Institutional prerequisites of competitive coexistence of territories

In this paper the authors, using the results of a sociological monitoring, investigate the phenomenon of competitive coexistence of regions / cities under the conditions of inter-territorial competition. The authors analyze positive results and possible negative effects, mostly spread forms and methods of competitive coexistence of territories implementation. The paper investigates the features of the process of institutionalization of competitive coexistence and proposes the effectiveness indicators for new forms of inter-territorial cooperation.

Keywords: institutionalization, competitive coexistence of territories, territorial competition, competitive immunity

VAZHENIN Sergey G., Cand. Sc. (Econ.), senior scientific researcher; Head of the Sector of territorial competition of the Institute of economics of the Ural branch, RAS; e-mail:
VAZHENINA Irina S., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), associate professor, leading scientific researcher of the Institute of Economics of the Ural branch, RAS; e-mail:


Territorial marketing within the system of territorial governing (the experience of St. Petersburg)

The article analyzes the theoretical grounds and conditions of the territorial marketing. The paper provides the assessment of the factors of territorial marketing, proves the necessity to introduce marketing approaches into the practice of regions governing. The authors provide the evaluation of the investment component of marketing strategy of St. Petersburg development.

Keywords: marketing of territories, positioning the region, marketing strategy, governing the region

BOLSHAKOV Sergey N., Dr. Sc. (Polit.), professor, St.-Petersburg State University; e-mail:
BOLSHAKOVA Yulia M., Cand. Sc. (Econ.), associate professor, St.-Petersburg State University of Service and Economy; e-mail:


Closed administrative-territorial formations: new challenges and the necessary transformations

The article considers the problems, which face to closed administrative-territorial formations (CATF) in the course of their functioning due to the established for them special legal regime. On the basis of the marked out features of CATF and the extent of their influence on territorys development, the authors come to the conclusion about the necessity of transformation of the purpose of CATF functioning and consider various scenarios of their development. The researches conducted allowed the authors to formulate the main directions of carrying out institutional and administrative changes, ensuring innovative development and increase of social and economic appeal of CATF.

Keywords: closed administrative-territorial formation, legal regime, municipal unit, innovative development, budget provision

FAYKOV Dmitry Y., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), associate professor, adviser to the Mayor of Sarov town, Nizhny Novgorod Region; e-mail: faikov@
BAYDAROV Dmitry Y., The deputy director of Directorate for the nuclear weapons complex of The State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom"; e-mail:



Metamorphosis of democracy and the deadlocks of goal setting: to the 20th anniversary of the debate on the constitutional reform is dedicated ...

According to the Constitution of Russia, the Russian Federation is a democratic federal law-governed state. This formula is simple, clear and well known. However, in an intensely changing world the content of the notions, contained within this formula, is also experiencing dramatic metamorphosis. To what level this new content corresponds to the objectives and values, which are upheld by the Russian state? This and many other issues are considered in connection with the discussions on the constitutional reform, on the organizational and ideological functions of the Constitution, on the metamorphosis of democracy in the modern world and on the relationship between democracy and national sovereignty, on the problems of constitutional goal-setting.

Keywords: democracy, state ideology, state sovereignty, the Constitution, international law, local government, human rights, Russian Federation, self-determination of peoples

GLIGICH-ZOLOTAREVA Milena V., Cand. Sc. (Law), senior scientific researcher of the Institute of economics, RAS; e-mail:


On the changes in the order of succession the position of the head of the subject of the Russian Federation

The paper analyzes the changes in the order of succession the position of the head of the subject of the Russian Federation. The author classifies and considers the problems, arising in connection with the entry into force of these changes, provides the analysis of the decisions of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, relating to the relevant legal conflicts, and formulates suggestions, aimed at the possible solution of them.

Keywords: governors election by the population of the region, elections of the governor by the regional parliament, the recall of the governor by the population of the region, the order of succession the position of the head of the subject of the Russian Federation

CHEREPANOV Victor A., Dr. Sc. (Law), Honoured Lawyer of the Russian Federation, professor of the Chair of law of the Stavropol Agrarian State University; e-mail:


The confrontation to the delinquent behavior in sociological perspective

The paper analyzes the problems, associated with the growth of delinquent and deviant behavior in Russia. On the example of the Central federal district the author investigates such phenomena as "kleptomania", thefts in organizations, stealing from relatives, friends, etc. The author comes to the conclusion that such crimes, first of all, thefts, regardless of their motives and causes, as a rule, anyway, are a normal reaction of a normal person to the actual situation. The paper contains the conclusion about the necessity to revise certain forms and methods of prevention activities.

Keywords: delinquent, delinquent and deviant behavior, kleptomania, thefts in organizations, stealing from relatives and friends, motives and causes of crime, criminal, crimes prevention

TALANOV Sergey L., Talanov Sergey L. e-mail:



Russian fiscal system and the coming crises of regional finances

Financial standing of Russian regions in 2013 has impaired dramatically. In short-term perspective part of them will correspond to the bankruptcy criterions. This situation is the logical result of the structural characteristics of the Russian fiscal system. The last in its basic features coincides with fiscal systems of less developed countries and strongly differs from fiscal systems of western countries with acting progressive scale of income taxes and where the main share of taxes is paid by households, but not by business. The paper considers the connections of municipal and regional economic development and the Russian fiscal system.

Keywords: irregularity of regional development, fiscal system, bankruptcy of regions, federalism

OREKHOVSKY Petr A., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), leading scientific researcher, Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail:


Program budgeting in the management of public finance

This article considers the approaches to the implementation of the program budget format in foreign countries and in the Russian Federation. The paper generalizes international experience of program budgets formation. The author indicates the main advantages of the program budgeting in the Russian Federation and the impediments to their realization.

Keywords: budget expenditures, state programs, result-oriented budgeting; program budget, public finance

TCVETOVA Galina V., Cand. Sc. (Econ.), associate professor of the Chair of finance and credit of the Far Eastern Institute of Management (the branch of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration); e-mail: Cand. Sc. (Econ.), associate professor of the Chair of finance and credit of the Far Eastern Institute of Management (the branch of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration);



Corruption as a social phenomenon in the NEP Siberia

The article deals with socio-economic factors of bribery and corruption in general. Based on the analysis of concrete historical material on combating bribery in Siberia during the NEP, the author concludes that the historical rootedness of this phenomenon in the Russian society. Draws attention to the fact that many of the causes of bribery that took place in the 20-ies, The twentieth century, Preserved to this day. Essential prerequisites to combat bribery author considers ensuring transparency and control over the activities of government agencies and authorities in general.

Keywords: corruption, bribery, social phenomenon, society, law, NEP

BAKSHEEV Andrey I., Cand. Sc. (Hist.), associate professor, Chair of Culture Sciences of the Siberian Federal University; e-mail:


The formation of federalism in Russia

The article presents the basic concepts of federalism, analyzes the history of federal relations origin in Russia and discusses the process of federalism formation in Russia in recent history and reviews the possibilities of federal statehood perfection. The paper provides the assessment of economic policy and its results in the post-Soviet Russia.

Keywords: the concept of federalism, the development of federal relations, separation of powers, Russian federal statehood, subsidiarity

GAVRILOV Victor P., Cand. Sc. (Econ.), leading scientific researcher, Institute of Economics, RAS; e-mail: spark_sun@



The article analyses the reasons and consequences of the great recession, which covered Eurozone countries in 2011-2013. The author investigates this phenomenal situation using new facts and sources. The author makes original derivation about the objectivity of monetary models and the necessity of new approaches to the regulation of the national economy and the economy of international EU group.

Keywords: national economy, monetarism, regions, recession, financial and economic crisis, financial markets

KHASBULATOV Ruslan I., Dr. Sc. (Econ.), professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Chair of the global economy of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics; e-mail:


Tembulat GYATOV

Socio-psychological portrait of a member of the illegal armed formations in the North Caucasus

The article highlights and describes the main factors, contributing to the spread of extremist ideas among the active population of the North Caucasus region. The author makes an attempt to offer generalized characteristic of the typological portrait of the persons, capable of committing a terrorist act. Basing on the example of Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, the author attempts to analyze the intrinsic motivation and the psychology of "heroism" and as well the evolution of social status and of the education level of the members of extremist organizations.

Keywords: religious extremism, terrorism, social and psychological portrait, extremist heroism

GYATOV Tembulat T., Postgraduate of the Chair of the national and federal relations of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration; e-mail:


Economic factors of peripheral separatism in Europe

A phenomenon of nationalism exists in Europe for a long time. In some countries it has become a factor of emergence of the separatist ideology, followers of which pursue the objective of their regions secession from the state, the part of which they are at present. The list of countries, most interesting for the analysis of the facing to them crisis of statehood, mostly because of separatists activity, includes Belgium, Spain and the UK. The author of the article, among the set of other causes of separatism, examines its economic prerequisites and comes to the conclusion that economic causes often appeared to be the determinant ones in the struggle for independence.

Keywords: nationalism, separatism, economic engine, economic causes of separatism

KAGRIMANYAN Aleksan S., Student of the Saint Petersburg State University; e-mail: