Оценка эффективности социальных проектов на основе индикаторов качества жизни населения
Some aspects of social activity in Russia are investigates in this article – what can be meant, what kind of resources can be given for this sector from different types of investors. Problems and modern tendencies in Russian “third sector”. This article is a step of analysis for further research.
The evaluation and analysis of effectiveness of social and social and political projects is one of the important components of the management system of such projects. Presently, no convincing methods for the evaluation of the social effectiveness of investment projects have been elaborated, both in theory and in practice. In the article the methods, which might supplement the traditional approaches to the evaluation of the effectiveness of social projects, are proposed.
Cities nowadays compete for the excellence of their human potential providing better quality-of-life on its territories. Quality-of-life estimation is considered to be the performance indicator for city management efficiency. On the other hand, being subjective marker it reflects citizen satisfaction by the urban services quality that includes some extent of various life domains enjoyment. This study has attempted to assess the degree to which the life satisfaction affects the city satisfaction. Research examined perception of urban services quality in the main seven spheres (health care, education, social security etc.) built on survey of residents in Perm. Based on the results achieved we try to highlight the usefulness of the city satisfaction modelling to support the determining of the urban policy priorities.
Based on the experience of project activities implemented in the framework of the educational process in the Nizhny Novgorod campus NRU "Higher School of Economics", the article examines the contribution of the project approach to the development of professional and key competences that are in demand of the labor market.
The paper examines the structure, governance, and balance sheets of state-controlled banks in Russia, which accounted for over 55 percent of the total assets in the country's banking system in early 2012. The author offers a credible estimate of the size of the country's state banking sector by including banks that are indirectly owned by public organizations. Contrary to some predictions based on the theoretical literature on economic transition, he explains the relatively high profitability and efficiency of Russian state-controlled banks by pointing to their competitive position in such functions as acquisition and disposal of assets on behalf of the government. Also suggested in the paper is a different way of looking at market concentration in Russia (by consolidating the market shares of core state-controlled banks), which produces a picture of a more concentrated market than officially reported. Lastly, one of the author's interesting conclusions is that China provides a better benchmark than the formerly centrally planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe by which to assess the viability of state ownership of banks in Russia and to evaluate the country's banking sector.
The results of cross-cultural research of implicit theories of innovativeness among students and teachers, representatives of three ethnocultural groups: Russians, the people of the North Caucasus (Chechens and Ingushs) and Tuvinians (N=804) are presented. Intergroup differences in implicit theories of innovativeness are revealed: the ‘individual’ theories of innovativeness prevail among Russians and among the students, the ‘social’ theories of innovativeness are more expressed among respondents from the North Caucasus, Tuva and among the teachers. Using the structural equations modeling the universal model of values impact on implicit theories of innovativeness and attitudes towards innovations is constructed. Values of the Openness to changes and individual theories of innovativeness promote the positive relation to innovations. Results of research have shown that implicit theories of innovativeness differ in different cultures, and values make different impact on the attitudes towards innovations and innovative experience in different cultures.
The paper examines the principles for the supervision of financial conglomerates proposed by BCBS in the consultative document published in December 2011. Moreover, the article proposes a number of suggestions worked out by the authors within the HSE research team.