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Svetlana Rastvortseva ()

Regional Science Inquiry, 2017, vol. IX, issue 2, 45-54

Abstract: The paper deals with the issues of economic activity location in the Russian regions, that is influ-enced not only by factors "first nature" - the presence of minerals, fertile land, favorable geographic position, but also factors of a "second nature", in particular, the agglomeration effects and the econ-omy of scale. Analysis of geographic concentration and regional specialization reflects the general trend of the location of industrial production, investment and human resources, provides the necessary information basis for a balanced economic policy.

Keywords: New Economic Geography; Regional Economics; Location Theory; the Geographic Concentration of Economic Activity; Regions of Russia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R11 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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