Regional Aspects of the Russian Economy Development Surveyed by an Example of Development of a Social and Economic Development Concept for the Republic of Altai

Publication date
Friday, 27.09.2002

Authors
S. Zhavoronkov O. Izryadnova V. Mau I. Starodubrovskaya

Series
CEPRA

Annotation
The study focuses on different approaches to the determination of origins of political and law investment risks and respective factors of economic growth. It is supposed to extend the approach based on singling out only economic freedoms and guarantees of ownership, and include indicators reflecting the situation concerning the basic rights, first of all related to the guarantees of inviolability of person and the populace's demand on these institutions.

Contents


INTRODUCTION 3
1. MAIN TRENDS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION REGIONS IN 1999 - 2001. 5
1.1 General Description of Production Dynamics and Structure in the Russian Federation Regions. 5
1.1.1 Changes in the Revenue Structure and Production Profitability by Regions of the Russian Federation 13
1.1.2 Dynamics of Investments in Fixed Assets 17
1.1.3 Dynamics of Ultimate Consumption and Standard of Living 26
2. ECONOMY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ALTAI IN 1998 - 2001 31
2.1 Basic Social and Economic Characteristics of the Republic of Altai 31
2. 2 Real Sector of Economy. 32
2.2.1 Economy Structure of the Republic of Altai 32
2.2.2 Economic crisis in the republic in 1992-1997: trends and factors 33
2.2.3 Specific features of economic recovery in 1998-2001 34
3. DETERMINATION OF PRIORITIES OF LONG-TERM SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ALTAI 43
3.1 General Principles of Business Activity and Investment Attraction 43
3.2. Main Directions of Economy Restructuring of Republic of Altai and Factors Contributing to Viability of Basic Sectors 45
3.2.1 Tourism 45
3.2.2. Development of Transportation Infrastructure 48
3.2.3. Investment in Human Resources. Education and Culture. 49
3.3 Economic Policy of the Republic of Altai and the Novgorod Oblast and Prospective Measures of Economic Policy Improvement. 52
3.4. Political Development Experience of the Republic of Altai and the Novgorod Oblast. 66
CONCLUSION 75

Notes

Authors: S. Zhavoronkov, O. Izryadnova, V. Mau (scientific advisor), I. Starodubrovskaya (scientific advisor)
Editor: N. Glavatskaya
Page setting A. Astakhov
ISBN 5-93255-084-8
The research and the publication were undertaken in the framework of CEPRA (Consortium for Economic Policy, Research and Advice) project funded by the Canadian Agency for International Development (CIDA)



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