The article considers the problems of realization of the large projects related to creation of transport-logistics centers (TLC) and other objects of logistics infrastructure with application of the state and private partnership (SPP) mechanism. The foreign experience , possible forms and models of SPP application, requirements for parameters and terms of private capital investment into the project of TLC establishment, primary obligations and rights of SPP participants are analyzed. Profound consideration is given to the risks arisen in the process of TLC creation, to the problems of their limitations and distribution among the partners, to achievement of the highest synergetic effect from creation of TLC.
Smoking is a problem, bringing signifi cant social and economic costs to Russiansociety. However, ratifi cation of the World health organization Framework conventionon tobacco control makes it possible to improve Russian legislation accordingto the international standards. So, I describe some measures that should be taken bythe Russian authorities in the nearest future, and I examine their effi ciency. By studyingthe international evidence I analyze the impact of the smoke-free areas, advertisementand sponsorship bans, tax increases, etc. on the prevalence of smoking, cigaretteconsumption and some other indicators. I also investigate the obstacles confrontingthe Russian authorities when they introduce new policy measures and the public attitudetowards these measures. I conclude that there is a number of easy-to-implementanti-smoking activities that need no fi nancial resources but only a political will.
One of the most important indicators of company's success is the increase of its value. The article investigates traditional methods of company's value assessment and the evidence that the application of these methods is incorrect in the new stage of economy. So it is necessary to create a new method of valuation based on the new main sources of company's success that is its intellectual capital.