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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Innovative effects of digital transformation of industrial enterprises

Vol. 20, Iss. 4, APRIL 2022

Received: 23 December 2021

Received in revised form: 27 February 2022

Accepted: 10 March 2022

Available online: 15 April 2022


JEL Classification: L26, O14, O25, O38

Pages: 659–677


Elena S. MEZENTSEVA Institute of Economics of Ural Branch of RAS, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation


Subject. This article discusses the problems of implementation of Industry 4.0 technology.
Objectives. The article aims to assess the level of digitalization of industrial enterprises in Russia.
Methods. For the study, I used the methods of theoretical generalization, systems, logical, structural, and comparative analyses, and statistical methods.
Results. The article proposes methods for assessing the innovative effects of the digital transformation of industry through indicators of patent activity and digitalization cost. The article also presents the systematized effects of the introduction of the most popular digital technologies used in industry.
Conclusions. It is necessary to develop methodological tools for assessing the effects of digitalization of industrial enterprises in Russia.

Keywords: industrial enterprise, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, innovation


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