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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Developing algorithms to optimize the Russian regions' social overheads advancement

Vol. 19, Iss. 2, FEBRUARY 2021

Received: 25 November 2020

Received in revised form: 16 December 2020

Accepted: 15 January 2021

Available online: 15 February 2021


JEL Classification: H51, H52

Pages: 264–299


Valerii P. CHICHKANOV Institute of Economics, Ural Branch of RAS, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Aleksandra V. VASIL'EVA Institute of Economics, Ural Branch of RAS, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation


Subject. This article analyzes the effectiveness of public administration in the social sphere.
Objectives. The article aims to standardize the decision-making process for managing the region's social development through statistical analysis techniques.
Methods. For the study, we used correlation and cluster analyses.
Results. The article highlights weaknesses in the development of the social sphere and assesses the relationship between the individual areas of its development, and the effectiveness of its financing. It offers algorithms that take into account the patterns of social development and the specifics of certain types of economic activity.
Conclusions. The results obtained were used to develop algorithms to optimize the development of the social sphere at the regional level. The socio-economic differentiation of the Russian Federation subjects in a number of regions requires an analysis of the specifics of the development of the social sphere of the region under consideration and adjustments to the proposed algorithms.

Keywords: financing efficiency, social sector, education, healthcare, region of Russia


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