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Regional inequality in large post-soviet countries

  • N. V. Zubarevich
  • S. G. Safronov
Variations in Social-Economic Development by Region

Abstract

This article highlights the factors of differentiated socio-economic development by region and methodological approaches to measuring regional inequality. The analysis of the level of inequality has been implemented for three CIS countries: Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, which made it possible to identify similarities in trends of economic divergence and differences in social inequality, determined by state policy of the countries in question.

Keywords

Russia Ukraine Kazakhstan economic and social inequality divergency convergency spatial development 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geography DepartmentMoscow State UniversityLeninskie gory, MoscowRussia

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