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National Interests: Priorities and Security

Analyzing the dynamics of administrative indicators in Russia

Vol. 17, Iss. 2, FEBRUARY 2021

Received: 12 October 2020

Received in revised form: 29 October 2020

Accepted: 14 November 2020

Available online: 14 February 2021


JEL Classification: 45, E19, F01, O10, P10

Pages: 361384


Valerii V. SMIRNOV I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University (ChuvSU), Cheboksary, Chuvash Republic, Russian Federation


Subject. The article discusses the dynamics of the Russian indicators of administration.
Objectives. I identify constraints that determine administrative criteria.
Methods. The study is based on the systems approach and methods of statistical, cluster and neural network analysis.
Results. The article spotlights the stewardship of Russias economy today and theoretical considerations on general administrative criterion. I analyzed trends in the Russian administrative indicators, referring to six general aspects of management (Worldwide Governance Indicators, World Bank Group). Using the cluster analysis of growth rates of the Russian administrative indicators, I found major and crucial clusters. Conducting the neural network analysis, I understood the hierarchy of priorities, with the governmental efficiency being the most important one. The supremacy of law, political stability and no violence/terrorism were found to of the least significance. Having evaluated the asymmetry of trends in the Russian administrative indicators against the average, I identified the priority, that us the governmental efficiency, which turns to be a determining criterion of management.
Conclusions and Relevance. As a result of the study, I understood what hampers the dynamics of the Russian administrative indicators by determining administrative criteria. I especially point out the possibility of raising the governmental efficiency to maintain the political stability and prevent violence/terrorism by neglecting the supremacy of law, regulatory quality and simulating the anti-corruption activity. The findings contribute to the necessary scope of governmental authorities competence to make administrative decisions on the effective stewardship of Russia.

Keywords: priority hierarchy, administrative indicators, cluster, criterion, constraints, efficiency


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