1956, Russian Acad. of Sci, Moscow
(1956, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow; www.imemo.ru).
Seeks comprehensive investigation of international processes, the mechanisms of the market economy and features of the political systems of foreign countries. Focus on “Trends of globalization, new challenges to the international security, and the qualitative changes in the economic and political system of the society.” Includes Institutes for USA and Canadian Studies, African Studies, International Labor Movement studies, etc. Annual budget: RUB 90.2 million
(2003); staff: 556 (449 research, 107 administrative/support).