The Main Scientific Fields of the Institute

The main fields of the Institute’s scientific activity have been authorized by the decision of the RAS Presidium No.301 of April 22, 2008 and reflected in the Statute of the Institute which has been confirmed by the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations, order No. 1132 of 04.12.2014:

  • Drawing-up the general economic theory with the use of mathematical methods and systematic statistics; research of the production dynamics and structural shifts in the economy of Russia.
  • Research of the regularities and factors of the economic development in Russia; research of the institutional and social dynamics of the modern society.
  • State regional policy; territorial administration and complex development of Siberia; modeling the spatial structure of the economic development.

In the framework of the three fields in the Statute, the research is being conducted in six priority areas within the Program of the fundamental scientific research of the state academies of sciences for the years 2013-2020, and 22 scientific projects.



Analysis and modeling of the influence from the economy of knowledge and information technologies onto the structural shifts, economic growth and quality of life.


Innovation potential of economy: world trends, modern state-of-the-arts and perspectives of formation in Russia (Alexey Alexeev, doctor of science in economics)

The problems and perspectives of the transition of the economy in Siberia and in Russia at large to the innovative way of development (Victor Suslov, corresponding member of the RAS)



Development of the methodology of macro-economic measurements.


Developing the model-programming complex of analyzing and forecasting  the economy in the sector and spatial profiles (Victor Suslov, Corresponding member of the RAS).

Study of mechanisms and results of the spatial evolution in economic activity in Russia (Evgenia Kolomak, doctor of science in economics)



Development of the integral system theory and tools of modeling the functioning, evolution and interaction of the social-economic objects of the nano-, micro-, and mezzo- economic level (theories and models of the social-economic synthesis)


Integration and interaction of the sectors systems and markets in Russia and its Eastern regions: diversifications and growth of efficiency (prof. Nikita Suslov, doctor of science in economics)

Theory and methodology of the evolutionary-synergetic approach towards modeling and forecasting the development of mezzo-economic systems (Leonid Markov, doctor of science in economics; Miron Yagolnitser, candidate of science in economics)



Development of the transformation strategy for the social-economic space and territorial development of Russia


Modernization of the government control of the spatial development in Russia on the base of improving the regional policy, strategic planning and inter-regional integration (Vyacheslav Seliverstov, doctor of science in economics)

Regional and municipal administration: diagnosing, planning and monitoring the social-economic development of the regions in Siberia (Alexander Novosyolov, doctor of science in economics)



Working out proposals to the state policy of complex developing Siberia, the North and the Far East.


Siberia and its regions in economic space of Russia: diversification of the economy and modernization of administration (academician Valery Kuleshov, Vyacheslav Seliverstov, doctor of science in economics)

Strategic directions of actualizing the potential value of the mineral resources of the Russian Asian part under the conditions of XXI century global challenges (Valery Kryukov, corresponding member of the RAS)

Evaluation of the perspective directions for modernizing the economy of the Asian Russia on the base of spatial models of different levels of the territorial hierarchy (Vladimir Malov, doctor of science in economics)



Social changes in the reforming Russia: transformation of the social structure, dynamics of the mass consciousness and social-political processes


Social, demographic and food security of Russia and Siberian regions (Zemfira Kalugina, doctor of science in sociology, Svetlana Soboleva, doctor of science in economics)

Social-labor practices and consciousness of subjects in modernizing society and economy (Irina Kharchenko, candidate of science in sociology)

The society on the move: transformation of institutional dispositions, modernization of labor and private life, formation of new social-economic inequalities (Tatiana Bogomolova, candidate of science in sociology).