Regional Targeting of the Economic Policy of the Russian Federation
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Региональная направленность экономической политики Российской Федерации как института пространственного обустройства территорий
Regional Targeting of the Economic Policy of the Russian Federation as an Institution of Regional Spatial Development

Author(s): Alexander Ivanovich Tatarkin
Subject(s): Economy, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Институт экономики Уральского отделения Российской академии наук
Keywords: economic policy; priorities of economic policy; Constitution of the Russian Federation; methodological basis of economic policy; National plan of the social development of the Russian Federation;

Summary/Abstract: In the article, the task to evaluate the condition of the Russian economy amid slumping energy prices and «exchange ofsanctions» is addressed. It also aimes to define the priority directions of the economic policy of the Russian Federation as thefull-service institutions capable to maintain the stability and consistency of development. The process of ensuring the spatialstructure development of the Russian territories by means of involvement in the development processes the regional and municipalopportunities is offered to initiate with the optimization of the inter-budgetary relations of «municipality — region — federalcentre.» All Russian citizens are recommended to treat more strictly and more responsibly the Constitution as the Basic Lawsupported by the populace and defining the strategic development priorities of the country on a long-term outlook. The methodologyof the optimization of the inter-budgetary relations between the Federation, its subjects and municipalities is proved by theevidence-based delineation of powers and responsibility of each level for socio-economic results of work. It is offered to developthe national plan of socio-economic and social development engaging in work the experts and public; its main priorities have tobe the improvement of the quality and productivity of the public administration and the spatial structure of the Russian territories.The mechanisms and institutions that help to involve the regions and territories to the implementation of the national planare proved. The findings and recommendations offered in the paper may be used by the federal authorities in the developmentand adoption of laws and other regulations on the distribution of authority and optimization of the budgetary process. They arealso may be useful for the regional and municipal authorities for the planning and development of the regional spatial structure.

  • Issue Year: 12/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 9-27
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Russian