Eurasian International scholarly analytical journal “Problems of modern economics” is published since 2002, with participation and trustee support of the following executive, representative and inter-parliamentary structures:
- The Union State of Russia and Belarus;
- Committee on the Commonwealth of Independent States and Compatriot Relationships, State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;
- Eurasian Economic Council;
- Academy of Humanities of the Russian Federation;
- Academy of Administration under the President of the Republic of Belarus;
- Association of higher educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
- Center of economic and social reforms, Ministry of Finances, Kyrgyz Republic;
- Russian-Tajik Slavonic University;
- A.N. Tupolev Kazan’ National Research University of Technology;
- Siberia Federal University (Krasnoyarsk);
- North-Eastern Federal University (Yakutsk).
Eurasian International scholarly analytical journal “Problems of modern economics” is registered in the Ministry on Press, Television Broadcasting and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation (printed version of December 10, 2001, ISSN 1818-3395; electronic online version of November 30, 2001, ISSN 1818-3409).
The Journal is published in St. Petersburg since 2002, at the rate of 4 issues a year. 53 issues containing over 5,000 articles were published over the period since 2002 till March 2015. The Journal is distributed by subscription through Rospechat’ agency; the subscription index in 18187. The Journal also has a free Internet version of all issues (URL: www.m-economy.ru).
In 2003 the Journal was included into the “List of the leading reviewed scholarly journals…” by the Supreme Attestation Committee of the Russian Federation. According to e-library data (Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI)), the Journal belongs to the leading scholarly economic journals in Russia.
The main task of the Journal is analysis and promotion of the systemic understanding of the newest tendencies taking place in Russia and in the world at large, development of scholarly and educational potential of Russian and other CIS countries.
The Journal collective pays particular attention to the elaboration of theoretical issues and mechanisms of their implementation, with the purpose of intensification and improvement of Eurasian economic integration. Therefore, alongside with materials submitted by the leading scholars of the Eurasian Economic Union, the Journal publishes articles and analytical pieces by statesmen and well-known politicians of our countries.
Some of the most topical issues relevant for the current economic development can be found on the pages of the Journal, such as modernization and transition to innovative economics; self-determination in contemporary political economy; theory and practice of entrepreneurship; marketing and logistics; finance-and-credit system; economic theory; economic problems in the regions and specific branch complexes; scholarship and education; sphere of service; agro-industrial complex; economics of enterprise; economics and ecology; history of economic thought, etc. The Journal’s thematic profile encompasses virtually all major directions of contemporary economic development. The Journal has a number of standing thematic sections; as a rule, each issues presents 18 to 20 sections. Thus the Journal is a multi-profile economic edition.
Apart from the sections mentioned above, the Journal publishes a section titled “Current bibliography” highly demanded by the readers; this section is developed by the employees of the Russian National Library. Each issue carries a thematic bibliography of the most topical economic problems, that is indispensable for professors, students of various levels, and practitioners.
Since 2002 the Journal, together with the employees of the Russian National Library, regularly publishes bibliographic indices “Market Economy,” as well as specific bibliographic indices on various topics.
In 2004, a standing philosophical and economic seminar “St. Petersburg union of economists and philosophers” was created under the aegis of the Journal’s editorial board, headed by I.K. Smirnov, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Professor of St. Petersburg State University. The seminar became a venue to discuss theoretical and methodological issues related to the development of contemporary economic knowledge. These issues are published in the section “Philosophy of economic values.” Apart from this, a series of collective monographs was published based on the discussion materials, within the frames of the “Library of Eurasian International Scholarly-Analytical Journal “Problems of Modern Economics.””
The editorial board of the Journal holds regular international scholarly conferences together with various higher educational institutions and research organization; a number of collective monographs were published based on these conferences.
Since 2013, the Journal became an information partner of the International forum “Eurasian Economic Perspective” and the Moscow Economic Forum.
Professor N.F. Gazizullin, PhD (Economics), Professor of St. Petersburg State Economic University has been the Editor-in-chief of the Journal since the day of its foundation.
Co-editors of the editorial council are: the State Secretary of the Union State of Russia and Belarus G.A. Rapota; the Counselor of the Head of the State Duma of the Russian Federation M.I. Krotov; the Head of the Committee on the Commonwealth of Independent States and Compatriot Relationships L.E. Slutsky; rector of St. Petersburg State Economic University I.A. Maksimtsev; Head of the Secretariat of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly of the Eurasian Economic Union (200-2014) A.N. Maryshev.
The Journal has its representatives in the capitals of the member-states of the Eurasian Economic Union, university centers of the Russian Federation, including the Volga region, Siberia, and the Far East; in CIS countries (Azerbaijan, Tajikistan), as well as in a number of foreign countries (China, Japan, Germany, France, Poland, Turkey).