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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Factors of interregional poverty differentiation: Absolute and deprivation approaches

Vol. 19, Iss. 3, MARCH 2021

Received: 12 November 2020

Received in revised form: 16 December 2020

Accepted: 25 January 2021

Available online: 15 March 2021


JEL Classification: I32, Z13

Pages: 500–520


Elena Ya. PASTUKHOVA Kemerovo State University (KemSU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation


Elena A. MOROZOVA Kemerovo State University (KemSU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation


Natal'ya M. EGOROVA Kemerovo State University (KemSU), Kemerovo, Russian Federation


Subject. This article examines the socio-demographic and economic factors of interregional differentiation of absolute poverty and material deprivation in the regions of the Siberian Federal District.
Objectives. The article aims to analyze the changes in the poverty rate and identify socio-demographic and economic factors of interregional differentiation of poverty by income and material deprivation.
Methods. For the study, we used the methods of correlation analysis, synthesis, and comparison.
Results. The article reveals a persistent direct relationship between absolute poverty, the prevalence of material deprivation, and certain factors.
Conclusions. Regional policies to reduce absolute and deprivation poverty should be based on understanding the various factors that cause poverty, and using effective aid tools.

Keywords: absolute poverty, material deprivations, social and demographic factors, economic factors, correlation analysis


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