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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Assessment of the efficiency of the northern region municipal districts’ economy: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) case study

Vol. 19, Iss. 12, DECEMBER 2021

Received: 17 May 2021

Received in revised form: 2 August 2021

Accepted: 29 October 2021

Available online: 14 December 2021


JEL Classification: Q01, R13

Pages: 2218–2236


Valentina V. NIKIFOROVA M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University (in Yakutsk) (NEFU), Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russian Federation


Subject. This article deals with the issues of asymmetric development of economic sectors in the northern regions.
Objectives. The article aims to conduct a rating integrated assessment of the efficiency of the economy of municipal districts of the northern regions.
Methods. For the study, I used a comparative analysis, ex post evaluation, and the typological approach.
Results. The article offers a methodological approach on the basis of which the rating of economic development of municipal districts of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is calculated.
Conclusions. The demand for the mineral resource base of the municipal areas of the northern region in the world market is the main factor affecting their uneven economic development.

Keywords: integrated assessment, rating, municipal districts, mineral deposits, mining industry


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