Functionalist evaluation of the effectiveness of political institutions in Russia
The article investigates the specifics of the interaction between political institutions and civil society. Analyzing relevant research literature, the author studies the effectiveness and legitimacy of political institutions in Russia. The author identifies the main trends in their activity of political institutions, which should ...
Transformation of the institutional matrix of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania within the Russian Empire
... is given by the admission of a part of Rzeczpospolita (Grand Duchy of Lithuania lands) into the Russian Empire. Those events had a major impact on the ensuing historical path of Belarus, which makes it more urgent to be studied. Herein, we employ the institutional approach supplemented with the recently developed theory of institutional matrices. It is revealed that when a state is formed out of elements with essentially different institutional matrices, there becomes possible a transplantational ...
The External Economic Factor in the Development of Northwestern Regions: Institutional Support and an Impact Assessment
... since the Northwestern Federal District accounts for a significant proportion of Russia’s exports. The study aims to reveal the connection between the federal district’s external and internal economic development and to identify the extent to which institutional support for international economic cooperation facilitates brisk international trade. The authors consider international trade from the perspective of its procedural and institutional components. The study stresses dependence between the ...
Strategy selection for educational institution development in modern conditions
This article considers the priorities, principles, objectives and targets in the structure of the activity of an educational institution. The author focuses on the marketing strategy for the functioning and development of educational institutions.
Управление развитием образования: организационно-экономический ...
Local government reforms in Estonia: institutional context, intentions and outcomes
... intended to establish a dual pattern of central-local relations in Estonia. The choice of this model was inspired and supported by the Nordic states. Although the legal framework for local government has remained untouched since 1993, the introduction of institutional mechanisms for strong local autonomy was not a success. The first part of this article seeks to identify the main factors that inhibited the launch of the new institutional model. These were a lack of strategic influence on national policy-making,...
Clusters in the institutional perspective: on the theory and methodology of local socioeconomic development
... theory and juxtaposes different typologies of clusters and other types of localized economic systems. The article offers an overview of the existing methodological approaches to the problem of cluster identification and emphasises the major role of institutional dimension in the identification (and functioning) of clusters, especially in comparison to cluster formation theory based on the technological connection of adjacent units. The author comes to a conclusion that, without the inclusion of ...
Economic Development of the Baltic and Nordic Countries: Characteristics of Еconomic Models
... similar financial and economic performance does not translate into similar economic development results. The article tracks ten years of economic performance of the Nordic and Baltic countries and analyses economic models from the perspective of new institutionalism. The authors offer a definition of a ‘successful economic development model’.
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The institutional aspects of the discrete investment choice at a regional level (through the example of the SEZ in the Kaliningrad region)
This article considers the institutional aspects of discrete investment choice at the regional level through the example of the SEZ in the Kaliningrad region. The authors analysed the changes of the institution of SEZ throughout the latter's existence as well as the conditions ...
Does corruption influence the sustainability of economic growth?
... can join in sharing resources for creating a sustainable future. There are several factors that influence sustainable development. Among them are: government policies; management and organization; financial and economic factors. The main question for institutional sustainability may be formulated as the following: can the strengthened institutional structure continue to deliver the results of technical cooperation to the ultimate end-users? Individuals and organizations can join in sharing resources ...
Clusters as a Form of Spatial Organisation of Economic Activity: Theory and Practical Observations
This article aims at explaining the clustering of economic activity using instruments of new institutional economics, taking into account well-known descriptive characteristics of the cluster, as well as recent developments in research on hybrid institutional agreements, primarily, the research conducted by Michael Porter, Claude Ménard and ...
The features of choosing an institutional development trajectory in Eastern Europe in the 16th—17th centuries: Moscovy and the Polish — Lithuanian Commonwealth
Recent decades have witnessed an increase in the number of works dedicated to the analysis of effects of historical events on the choice of institutions and further economic and social development of regions. This article employs the new institutional economic theory approach to consider the choices regarding title to land and serfdom in Moscovy and the Polish — Lithuanian Commonwealth ...
Legal regulation of civil liability of institutions
This article considers the features of regulating civil liability of institutions in view of the recent changes to the legislation and investigates the key issues regarding the application of civil liability to private, public, budgetary, and autonomous institutions. Special attention is paid to the general and specific ...
The effect of Covid-19 on labour migration in the CIS
... Monitoring ekonomicheskoi situatsii v Rossii: tendentsii i vyzovy sotsial’no-ekonomicheskogo razvitiya [Monitoring the economic situation in Russia: trends and challenges of social and economic development], no. 7 (109), April 2020, p. 3—13, Moscow, Institute for Economic Policy named after E. T. Gaidar (Gaidar Institute), Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA), available at
The role of the social institution of law in the protection of the health of the younger generation
This article focuses on the role of the social law institution in the protection of the health of the younger generation. The author considers the problems and prospects of legal support to children’s healthcare in Russia.
Практики сохранения здоровья ...
Institutional and investment projects in the context of railway transport reform (reflections on the book)
The book review analyses the institutional project research methodology. The proposed methodology is based on the use of systemic analysis and decision-making theory. A modern approach to the study of an institutional project and an investment project as complex systems under ...
The institutional concept of territory marketing management
This article analyses the institutional concept of territory marketing. The authors suggest considering institutional environment as the key factor of territory management and the minimization of the transaction costs as the objective of territory management. The authors substantiate ...
Institutional support for the strategic management of regional development
This article justifies the need and system-and-function-based methodology for institutional support for strategic management of regional development. The author offers an empirical analysis and proposes recommendations for updating and establishment of institutions of strategic management of socio-economic development at the federal ...
The opposition of naturalistic and action-oriented approach to the analysis of institutional transformations in Russian economy
... action-oriented approach, which was developed by the Russian methodological school. The author assesses the role of organization and system categories in the framework of these approaches as well as their applicability in finding the alternatives of institutional
transformations of Russian economy.
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Monotowns: A New Take on the Old Problem
The authors of this paper propose an approach to studying risk management in the most vulnerable monotowns that would account for the relations between major stakeholders and use the tools developed in the framework of the new institutional economic theory. Having compared the existing definitions of the “monotown” concept, the authors present their own approach. They identify key reasons behind monotown vulnerability and systematize stakeholders’ risks. The authors then ...
On some particular functions of the Palestinian national administration
This paper considers the features of the governing in the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), resulted from Oslo agreements. The purpose of this study is to analyze how public institutions, security forces work in practice, and public finances are formed and spent. The methodology is based on a systematic approach in order to demonstrate the whole complex of interconnected elements and the totality of interacting objects....
The problems of health protection socialisation of children at pre-school educational institutions
... that pre-school education is the only element of education system that pays attention to children’s healthcare and development of health skills. This article discusses the problems of healthcare socialization of children at pre-school educational institutions and possible
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The legal status of institutions in the Russian Federation
This article considers common and distinctive features of legal status of various institutions (autonomous, budget, government and private ones). Special attention is paid to the legal procedure of financial provision of their activities and property regime. The author identifies the advantages and disadvantages of the new legislative ...
Territorial differences in the attitudes to the migration crisis in Germany: The political aspect
... Evolution of Public Attitude toward Immigration in Europe and the United States, 2000—2010. In: Research report “Improving EU and US Immigration Systems; Capacity for Responding the Global Challenges: Learning from experiences”, European University Institute Robert Schumann Centre for Advanced Studies, San Domenico di Fiesole.
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The transition process and institutions: on the issue of the standard of living in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe — members of the European Union
... have a mortgage or pay rent spending on housing on average up to one quarter of their income. Despite 30 years of transition to a market economy, the EU-11 countries largely inherited such home ownership structure from the centrally planned economy institutions, i.e. individually-owned and cooperative housing, as well as subsidized state-owned housing stock that became the private property of tenants at the start of market reforms. We propose a technique of taking into account households’ income ...
Institutional approach to assessing the transition to a circular economy: the case of the Kaliningrad region
... to a circular economy, which has been proposed as one of the outcomes of the reform. This study aims to address possible obstacles to transitioning to a circular economy in the Kaliningrad region. Methodologically, the study uses instruments of new institutional economics: by comparing discrete institutional alternatives for municipal solid waste (MSW) management, the authors propose incentive schemes that will likely stimulate the transition to a circular economy in the region. It is shown that,...
On crisis trends in the legitimacy of the political regimes of the Baltic States
This article considers the legitimacy of political regimes in the Baltic States by analysing three major parameters: confidence in political institutions, level of corruption, and the development of their party systems. The author identifies the major crisis trends in the legitimacy of the political regimes of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. The article stresses the problem of legitimacy reproduction ...
The planning of effective professional performance of a psychologist at preschool educational institutions
This article discusses the need for planning the activity of a psychological counsellor at a preschool education institution; the author gives a definition of ergonomic integrity of the activity of a psychological counsellor at a preschool education institution, describes the algorithm for defining the ergative functions of a counsellor, and identifies the essential ...
The Belarus Business Environment as Assessed by the Management of Leading Finnish Companies Operating in the Country
... Organization Theory, Administrative Science Quarterly, no. 28, p. 245—273.
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The role of the European Central Bank in ensuring the financial stability of the EU
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Institutions of general education in the reform period: tendencies, contradictions, prospects
This article considers the contradictions that complicate managing an education institution in the contemporary period.
Управление развитием образования: организационно-экономический аспект. М., 2003.
Some aspects of the theory of network structures as a mechanism of innovative activity management
... including those typical of the sphere of innovations. The article offers an analysis of the explanation of the network phenomenon in the social exchange theory, M. Castells's network theory, resource dependence theory, organisational sociology theory, new institutionalism, evolutionary economics, and French economic institutionalism.
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Profession-oriented physical education for students of musical secondary vocational training institutions
This article considers the features of physical education at musical secondary vocational training institutions. The analysis of physical education of music students and its elements is carried out in order to identify new approaches to the development of educational process content and the elaboration of a new perspective on the role of physical culture ...
Peasant affairs institutions in post-reform Russia
This article is an attempt to identify the role of peasant affairs institutions in the governmental system of post-reform Russia. The subject of the research is the public policy towards peasant affairs agencies during the second half of the 19th century. Special attention is paid to the change of the legal status and ...
Pardon committees as central institutions of the civil society
... improving the efficacy of pardon committees in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The author puts forward proposals concerning the improvement of the criminal and penal legislations and emphasises the need for the restoration of certain institutions of the civil society that successfully functioned as early as the Soviet period.
издания актов об амнистии и помиловании» // Виртуальный юридический справочник....
Corporate criminal liability: case study
This paper focuses on the problems of criminal liability of juridical persons and establishing their guilt. The authors analyses relevant practices in different states with established institutions of corporate criminal liability. Perspectives of international researchers are considered and the prospects for the development of this institution in the Russian Federation examined.
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Organisation of scientific research in Germany
... objective is to provide advisory services to German policymakers and present German science at the international level. Special attention is paid to the wide spectrum of German research agents: public and private research organizations, higher education institutions, R&D departments of industrial companies. The article stresses the research potential of universities that receive funding under the Excellence Initiative and describes the contribution of production in research and development activities,...
The concept of “network” in the system of basic concepts of regional economic geography
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The implementation of creative developmental function of mathematics at a higher education institution
This article presents the preconditions and individual concepts of the development of creative mathematical training at a higher education institution.
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Polish Accession to the European Union: Participating Institutions
In May 2014 it was aready ten years since Poland’s accession to the European Union. The accession was preceded by a long period of political action and negotiations between the Polish and the EU institutions. The process of integration was extremely complex. It covered almost all areas of economic, legal and civil aspects of the aspiring country’s economy, in which all necessary requirements had to be met. The aim of the article was to present ...
Poor academic performance at university from the perspective of graduates
This article considers approaches to research on poor academic performance at higher educational institutions as a didactic phenomenon. The authors address the need to prevent poor academic performance and structure the training process so that the potential of each student is fully developed. The article analyses the data of surveys of radio engineering ...
Twin cities: a new form of cross-border cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region?
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Socially efficient entry barriers?
... equilibrium, it is necessary to assess both costs and benefits of the pooling and separating equilibria.
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Chapters of the institutional economic history of Königsberg/Kaliningrad
This article consists of a series of short essays dedicated to a certain period of the 'popular' socioeconomic history (with a particular focus on the institutional development problems) of the former East Prussia from Antiquity to present days. The authors tackle the issues of the economic history of amber, the role of the Hansa League in the development of medieval trade, the QWERTY-effects in the ...