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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Systematization of the smart city civil engineering infrastructure

Vol. 18, Iss. 4, APRIL 2020

Received: 27 January 2020

Received in revised form: 17 February 2020

Accepted: 3 March 2020

Available online: 15 April 2020


JEL Classification: C51, O32, O47

Pages: 765–779


Popov E.V. Ural Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation


Semyachkov K.A. Institute of Economics of Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation


Zhunusova K.V. Ural State University of Railway Transport (USURT), Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation


Subject. This article explores the basic elements of the engineering infrastructure of smart cities.
Objectives. The article aims to systematize theoretical descriptions of the engineering infrastructure of a smart city.
Methods. For the study, we used a logical analysis and systematization.
Results. The article highlights the main areas of infrastructure development of smart cities.
Conclusions. Improving process management mechanisms, optimizing urban infrastructure, increasing the use of digital technologies, and developing socio-economic innovation improve the quality of the urban environment in a digitalized environment. And improving the efficiency of urban planning and security, studying its properties and characteristics, and forming an effective urban information system lead to its functional transformations.

Keywords: smart city, engineering infrastructure, digital technology, innovation, modeling


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