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Opening remarks

Dear Reader!

We would like to present to you a new issue of Electronic Journal, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Over such a long period, the Faculty has made significant progress in various areas of activity: scientific, innovative, educational, international. In this issue we publish articles prepared by six departments the Faculty of Economics, presented their achievements. Three articles prepared by general theoretical departments and laboratory (Department of Political Economy, Department of Mathematical Methods of Economic Analysis and Laboratory of Philosophy of Economy) and three articles are presented by industrial departments (Department of Marketing, Risk Management and Insurance Department and Department of Management of Organization). These works can provide valuable information about the scientific life of the Faculty of Economics in different areas.

The scientific achievements of the Department of Political Economy have a special place as the Political Economy is developing as a theory of national market economy. The article shows briefly university’s principles of the political economy development and scientific schools in this sphere during 210 years of department of political economy history. The system of political economy reflects a development of economy as a system in 21th century as well. 

The article prepared by the Laboratory of Philosophy of Economy, is dedicated to the school of philosophy of economy. The article presents and discirbes scientific and educational school of philosophy of economy that arose at a boundary of the XX—XXI centuries at Lomonosov Moscow State University, exists and develops by means of professor Yu.M. Osipov's activity which revived and continued the great professor of the Moscow Imperial university S.N. Bulgakov's work undertaken by him in 1912 on the occasion of dissertation review. The article reveals the maintenance of scientific and educational school, its main achievements, its enduring value for domestic humanitarian, social and economic thought.

The article of the Department of Management of Organization is devoted to the achievements of the department for more than fifty years old history. The work discloses the essence of the multifaceted management relationship as a determining factor in organizational effectiveness.  The department actively monitors emerging in the international theory and practice concepts and techniques that can provide modern organizations not only survival in a dynamic market environment, but also the flexible behavior, allowing to achieve organizational goals, in the face of increasing uncertainty.

The article prepared by the Risk Management and Insurance Department shows the current scientific topics on which members of the department work for about 20 years, including: the current state of the Russian insurance market; issues of creation of the legal framework that promote the development and improvement of the insurance relations, the formation of a voluntary insurance priorities; features of various types of insurance; issues of formation of insurance market infrastructure, Features of manifestations of the global financial crisis and economic recession in the insurance market, and many other relevant issues.

Young and dynamically developing Department of Marketing of the Faculty of Economics presented an article which is devoted to the modern development of the theory of marketing, new approaches in theory and teaching of marketing and logistics. Focuses on new research directions developed at the Department of Marketing at the present time, current and promising scientific research, including lateral marketing concept, which deals with non-standard approaches to the search for new ideas.

We are glad to cooperate and looking forward to your publications and feedback about the articles published in this issue.



The President of the Faculty of Economics

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Professor Vasiliy Kolesov


Deputy chief editor,

Head of the Department of Philosophy and Methodology

of economics of the Faculty of Economics

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Professor Leonid Tutov