The balance of the components of regional modernization in the Volga federal district: decelerating trends and factors

Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research


2015, Vol. 1. №2(2)

The balance of the components of regional modernization in the Volga federal district: decelerating trends and factors

About the author:

Vladimir T. Tarasov, Cand. Sci. (Econ.), Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Management, the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Cheboksary branch);


In the article the author used the methodological tools developed by the Center for Modernization Studies of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS CIM) and analyzed the balance level of modernization components of the regions in the Volga Federal District (PFD) as a factor of modernization deepening. On the basis of statistical processing of panel data on modernization of the regions for 2005-2010 the empirical confirmation of the hypothesis about the positive impact and synergy effect of the balance factor on the results of modernization is received. The author has identified a trend of imbalance and found out modernization braking factors.


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