I am grateful to Miron Yagolnitser for research assistance. Thanks are also due to participants at the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (Moscow, 2011) and the conference of the Forum for Economists International (Amsterdam, 2011), especially to Natalia Zubarevich and Anastasia Guscina, for helpful comments and discussions.
Impact of the global crisis on spatial disparities in Russia†
Article first published online: 10 JUN 2013
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Gluschenko, K. (2013), Impact of the global crisis on spatial disparities in Russia. Papers in Regional Science. doi: 10.1111/pirs.12030
- Article first published online: 10 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 2 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 6 JAN 2012
- Income inequality;
- market integration;
- Russian regions
The global crisis has hit regions within Russia to variable degrees because of great differences in regional economy patterns, which might have changed inter-regional disparities observed at the aggregate national level. This paper focuses on two of them, related to population's welfare, namely, inter-regional inequality in real incomes and integration of regional goods markets, and seeks an answer to the question of whether the global crisis has had a persistent effect on these. Results obtained suggest that the answer is generally negative.