Lukin A.G.Samara National Research University (Samara University), Samara, Russian Federation Lagufk@mail.ru ORCID id: not available
Subject This paper studies the functions of financial relations in the system of public relations in general and in the economic and monetary relation systems in particular. Objectives The paper aims to highlight those functions out of a large number of the ascribed ones to financial relations that are most inherent. Methods The research involves the methodology of functional analysis introduced by Robert King Merton. Besides, the paper uses the methods of historical analysis, comparison, and generalization. Results The distribution, control, regulatory, and managerial functions most reflect the degree of influence of finance on other types of public and in particular economic relations, as well as determine their role in the system of monetary relations. Conclusions Most of the functions through which modern researchers are trying to highlight the financial relations are either special cases revealed, as a result of the functional analysis, or a result of the cumulative impact of these functions on the system of public relations.
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