+7 495 989 9610, 9am6pm (GMT+3), Monday – Friday
ИД «Финансы и кредит»






Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Abstracting and Indexing

Referativny Zhurnal VINITI RAS
LCCN Permalink
Google Scholar

Online available



Cyberleninka (24 month OA embargo)

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

Vol. 18, Iss. 10, OCTOBER 2020

Received: 26 August 2020

Received in revised form: 7 September 2020

Accepted: 14 September 2020

Available online: 15 October 2020


JEL Classification: О15, R23

Pages: 1926–1945


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

ORCID id: not available

Tikhanova D.V. 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, balanced scorecard, integrated index


  1. Denisov E.A. [Migration processes in the cities of the Russian North in the 1990-2000s]. Regional'nye issledovaniya, 2017, no. 2, pp. 44–55. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  2. Vorobieva O.D., Topilin A.V., Grebenyuk A.A., Lebedeva T.V. [The analysis of migration processes in Russia according to the census]. Ekonomika regiona = Economy of Region, 2016, vol. 12, iss. 1, pp. 175–188. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  3. Mostakhova T.S., Tumanova D.V. [The region's migration attractiveness: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) case study]. Natsional'nye interesy: prioritety i bezopasnost' = National Interests: Priorities and Security, 2009, vol. 5, iss. 13, pp. 18–23. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  4. Lygdenova V.V., Dashinamzhilov O.B. [Migration of population in urban settlements of Western Siberia in 1980-s]. Vestnik Novosibirskogo gosudarstvennogo pedagogicheskogo universiteta = Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University Bulletin, 2017, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 175–193. (In Russ.) URL: Link
  5. Šimpach O., Dotlačilová P. Analysis of Migration Attractiveness of the Regions in the Czech Republic during 2007–2011. In: Region in the Development of Society. Brno, Mendel University in Brno, 2013, pp. 322–335.
  6. Kashnitsky I.S., Mkrtchyan N.V., Leshukov O.V. [Interregional migration of youths in Russia: a comprehensive analysis of demographic statistics]. Voprosy obrazovaniya = Educational Studies, 2016, no. 3, pp. 169–203. (In Russ.) URL: Link
  7. Vdovina E.L., Kruglova A.V. [The degree of the migratory attraction of the depressive regions of Middle Russia]. Izvestiya Penzenskogo gosudarstvennogo pedagogicheskogo universiteta im. V.G. Belinskogo. Natural Sciences, 2009, no. 14, pp. 105–110. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  8. Ogorodnikov P.I., Makarova N.A. [The modelling of migratory flows into the region]. Ekonomika regiona = Economy of Region, 2013, no. 2, pp. 168–176. (In Russ.) URL: Link
  9. Rybakovskii L.L. [Factors and causes of migration, a mechanism of their relationship]. Narodonaselenie = Population, 2017, no. 2, pp. 51–61. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  10. Kozlova E.V. [Modern factors of the dynamics of the international labor migration and the countries' migration attractiveness]. Biznes. Obrazovanie. Pravo. Vestnik Volgogradskogo instituta biznesa = Business. Education. Law. Bulletin of Volgograd Business Institute, 2014, no. 2, pp. 135–141. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  11. Vakulenko E.S. [Econometric analysis of factors of internal migration in Russia]. Regional'nye issledovaniya = Regional Studies, 2015, no. 4, pp. 83–98. URL: Link.pdf (In Russ.)
  12. Sabetova T.V. [Factors of countries' and regions' migration attractiveness]. Obrazovanie, nauka i proizvodstvo = Education, Science and Production, 2014, no. 4, pp. 36–40. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  13. Rybachkova A.V. [Modern evaluation of migration attractiveness of the regions of Central Russia and the Volga region]. Sovremennye problemy nauki i obrazovaniya, 2014, no. 6. (In Russ.) URL: Link
  14. Stillwell J., Bell M., Ueffing P. et al. Internal Migration Around the World: Comparing Distance Travelled and Its Frictional Effect. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 2016, vol. 48, iss. 8, pp. 1657–1675. URL: Link
  15. Hickey M. Modernisation, Migration, and Mobilisation: Relinking Internal and International Migrations in the ‘Migration and Development Nexus’. Population, Space and Place, 2016, vol. 22, iss. 7, pp. 681–692. URL: Link

View all articles of issue


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

Journal current issue

Vol. 18, Iss. 10
October 2020