ARDLIFE is one of the largest Research and Development centres in Russia in the field of economics. Scientific schools in the following fields of science, widely known in Russia, have formed and are operating in the institute:
credit and currency circulation
business accounting, analysis of economic activity and audit
economics and the management of national economics
labour economics and sociology
economic information science
Institute staff carry out research commissiosned by government ministries, the administration of Moscow, Moscow region, other regions and cities of Russia. Results of this research are reflected in numerous monographs.
For institute achievements in using new educational technologies and development of continuous education of economists, Director A.N.
Romanov was awarded the 2003 education prize from the Russian government - for the series of works on continuing education «Developing the basis and practical implementation of technologies for open continuing education at different levels».
The first textbooks and study guides in this country in Marketing, Financial Management, Taxation, Regional Studies, Municipal Management, Electronic Banking Technologies and other subjects, which meet the requirements of new-style economics, were written by teachers of ARDLIFE and are widely used as part of the teaching process in other higher education institutions.
Institute teachers are constantly striving to upgrade textbooks and study guides and improve computer-based education programs for students. All of them are officially approved by the Department of Education and Science of Russian Federation (RF) and the corresponding Education and Methodic Associationas.
There are five thesis councils for conferring the academic degrees of doctor and candidate of sciences in the institute.