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Economic Analysis: Theory and Practice

A balanced scorecard-based assessment of the migration attractiveness of the Russian Federation Arctic Zone regions

Vol. 22, Iss. 10, OCTOBER 2023

Received: 26 August 2020

Received in revised form: 7 September 2020

Accepted: 14 September 2020

Available online: 30 October 2023


JEL Classification: О15, R23

Pages: 1906–1923


Vladimir N. MYAKSHIN Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (NArFU), Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Dar'ya V. TIKHANOVA Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (NArFU), Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Subject. This article deals with the issues of migration attractiveness of the regions of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
Objectives. The article aims to identify problems affecting the migration attractiveness of these regions, build a model of its assessment on the basis of a balanced scorecard system, and check the model's statistical significance.
Results. The article describes the configuration of the developed original balanced scorecard system, which is a set of factors broken up into economic, social, demographic, and natural components. Eight of the nine Russian Arctic zone subjects studied showed an increase in the integrated index of migration attractiveness. However, not all its components have positive changes.
Relevance. The integrated index of migration attractiveness is statistically significant, and it can be used to characterize the migration attractiveness of the regions of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, identify reserves to stimulate migration, and plan and predict the migration situation as a whole.

Keywords: migration attractiveness, Arctic zone of the Russian Federation


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