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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

A comparative analysis of the economic damage caused by pollution of the natural environment in the model areas of the Russian Federation

Vol. 18, Iss. 11, NOVEMBER 2020

Received: 11 June 2020

Received in revised form: 16 August 2020

Accepted: 25 September 2020

Available online: 13 November 2020


JEL Classification: Q51, Q53, Q57

Pages: 2205–2220


Ayusheeva S.N. Baikal Institute of Nature Management, Siberian Branch of RAS (BINM SB RAS), Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia, Russian Federation


Subject. This article analyzes the effectiveness of the existing economic mechanism of environmental management.
Objectives. The article aims to assess the economic damage caused by air and water pollution in the selected (model) regions of the Russian Federation.
Methods. For the study, I used the methods of comparative, systems, and structural analyses, and analytical calculation.
Results. The article shows the extent of anthropogenic effects on atmospheric air and water resources based on specific indicators for the prevailing pollutant.
Conclusions. The article concludes about the need to improve the budget policy of the regions.

Keywords: economic disbenefit, environment pollution, "polluter pays" charges, natural resource taxes, environmental costs


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