Regional Economics: Theory and Practice
 

Methodological tools for the integral assessment of the small business situation in regions of Russia

Vol. 16, Iss. 5, MAY 2018

Received: 2 February 2018

Received in revised form: 12 March 2018

Accepted: 21 March 2018

Available online: 15 May 2018

Subject Heading: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONS

JEL Classification: L26, R11

Pages: 926–941

https://doi.org/10.24891/re.16.5.926

Tyaglov S.G. Ugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russian Federation
I_Takmasheva@ugrasu.ru

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7422-2744

Takmasheva I.V. Ugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russian Federation
I_Takmasheva@ugrasu.ru

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7422-2744

Importance This article deals with the development of methodological tools for an integrated assessment of the state of small business in the regions of Russia.
Objectives The article aims to investigate methods of estimation of quantitative and qualitative aspects of functioning of business environment and develop methodological tools of integral estimation of small business state in regions of Russia on the basis of an analysis of the main socio-economic indicators of its development.
Methods For the study, we used statistical methods, ranking method, and a point rating method. The considered period of time is the period from 2012 to 2016. Six subjects of the Ural Federal District and eight subjects of the Southern Federal District are the object of analysis.
Results The article presents the results of assessment of small enterprises of the regions of the Ural and Southern Federal Districts, and it offers certain methodological recommendations on selection of priority directions of small business development.
Conclusions and Relevance The methodological tools offered can help assess effectively the state of small business in the regions of Russia and react in proper time to the negative tendencies in the business sector, as well as analyze the effectiveness of the implemented measures. The results obtained can be used by the authorities of the regions, which are part of the Ural and Southern Federal Districts, in the development of government programs for small business development.

Keywords: small business, integral estimate, methodological approach, Ural Federal District, Southern Federal District

References:

  1. Lepeshkin S.M. [Quantitative assessment of the entrepreneurship development level in the region]. Rossiiskoe predprinimatel'stvo = Russian Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2013, no. 1, pp. 158–162. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  2. Peikov A.M., Radyukova Ya.Yu., Kolesnichenko E.A. [Assessment of functioning of regional infrastructure of business support: quantitative aspect]. Vestnik Volgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriya 3: Ekonomika. Ekologiya = Science Journal of VolSU. Global Economic System, 2017, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 51–57. (In Russ.) URL: Link
  3. Ivanchenko L.A., Leonidova A.I. [Methodological approaches for the effectiveness assessment of the regional programs for the small and medium-sized enterprise support]. Vestnik Krasnoyarskogo gosudarstvennogo agrarnogo universiteta = Bulletin of KrasGAU, 2014, no. 8, pp. 17–21. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  4. Chernenko O.B., Chernenko N.A. [Assessment of effectiveness of state support of small entrepreneurship as a factor of the economic safety of region]. Vestnik Rostovskogo gosudarstvennogo ekonomicheskogo universiteta (RINKh) = Vestnik of Rostov State University of Economics, 2016, no. 3, pp. 139–144. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  5. Kremin A.E. [Assessment methodology of state support efficiency of small entrepreneurship in the region]. Problemy razvitiya territorii = Problems of Territory's Development, 2017, no. 3, pp. 46–61. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  6. Gusev Yu.V., Polovova T.A. [The architecture of innovative business environment as a basis of economic security of Russia]. Vestnik Omskogo universiteta. Seriya: Ekonomika = Herald of Omsk University. Ser. Economics, 2016, no. 2, pp. 26–35. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  7. Chernyavskii V.A. [Methodological approaches to performance evaluation of innovative projects in small and medium enterprises]. Ekonomika i upravlenie = Economics and Management, 2016, no. 2, pp. 70–73. (In Russ.)
  8. Tyaglov S.G., Kolycheva Zh.Ya. Puti innovatsionnogo razvitiya malogo biznesa v sisteme regional'noi ekonomiki: monografiya [Ways of innovative development of small business in the system of regional economy: a monograph]. Rostov-on-Don, Fond innovatsii i ekonomicheskikh tekhnologii Sodeistvie – XXI vek Publ., 2013, 64 p.
  9. Statovskii D.A., Timofeeva T.V. [The innovation companies estimation procedure for the purposes of the state-financing backing]. Innovatsii = Innovations, 2010, no. 3, pp. 103-105. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  10. Zikunova I.V. [Approaches to research and evaluation resource business in the economic system]. Ekonomika i menedzhment sistem upravleniya, 2016, vol. 19, iss. 1.3, pp. 316–322. (In Russ.)
  11. Kulakovа L.I., Latkin A.P. [Methodical approaches to an estimation of productivity of interaction of power and business structures in the use of tourist potential of the region]. Fundamental'nye issledovaniya = Fundamental Research, 2016, no. 12-3, pp. 656–661. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  12. Tausl Prochazkova P., Krechovska M., Lukas L. Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Policies: Some Evaluation Research Perspectives. Amfiteatru Economic, 2015, vol. 17, iss. 39, pp. 706–722. URL: Link
  13. Williams C.C., Round J. Explaining Participation in Off-the-Books Entrepreneurship in Ukraine: A Gendered Evaluation. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 2009, vol. 5, iss. 4, pp. 497–513. URL: Link
  14. Williams C.C., Dzhekova R. Evaluating the Cross-National Transferability of Policies: A Conceptual Framework. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 2014, vol. 19, iss. 4. URL: Link
  15. Weber S., Funke S. An “Instructional” Perspective on Entrepreneurship Education – Focusing on the Development of Team Competencies. Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2012, vol. 4, iss. 1, pp. 49–72. URL: Link

View all articles of issue

 

ISSN 2311-8733 (Online)
ISSN 2073-1477 (Print)

Journal current issue

Vol. 16, Iss. 10
October 2018

Archive