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Svetlana Rastvortseva () and Anna S. Chentsova ()
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Anna S. Chentsova: Belgorod State National Research University, Institute of Economics

Regional Science Inquiry, 2015, vol. VII, issue 2, 97-106

Abstract: The goal of the research is to analyze spatial economic dynamics by evaluating specialization of the Russian regions and concentration of production in our country. In this article the theoretical basis of the scientific problem is represented for this purpose, the methodical evaluation tools are shaped, the manufacturing industry concentration and specialization of the Russia regions are analyzed. Concentration was estimated as the dynamics of Herfindahl-Hirschman index on the industrial output, capital stock investments, the employment and GDP of regions, the dynamics of Gini index and Krugman concentration index by 12 subsectors of the processing industry. The production concentration which depends on the degree of manifestation of scale effect was analyzed by 97 industrial groups, and indexes CR3 and CR4 were calculated. The regional specialization of Russian industry was estimated through the dynamics of Krugman specialization index. The groups of the most and least specialized regions were defined, wher

Keywords: New Economic Geography; industrial concentration; Russian regions (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O18 R1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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