MIGRATION AS A FACTOR OF REGIONAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTIVENESS (THE CASE OF RUSSIA’S NORTH)

  • Vera Samarina Federal Research Centre Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences Apatity, Russia
  • Tatiana Skufina Federal Research Centre Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences Apatity, Russia
  • Vera Samarin Belgorod State National Research University, Belgorod
Keywords: migration; population settlement; the Arctic zone; Russia’s northern regions; frontier territories; demographic indicators; population density; migration balance; population dynamics

Abstract

The features of population settlement in the North of Russia have been highlighted in the article.  The interest and necessity of such research can be explained by the determining role of the North for Russia’s national economy, escalation of various socioeconomic problems in the related region and progressing depopulation of these underpopulated areas. The article reveals the major contradictions in the development of Russia’s northern territories at the present stage. This problem has been studied from two viewpoints.  Firstly, on the basis of the authors’ own methodology the demographic indicators of Russia’s northern territories were compared with the average ones within the Russian Federation. Secondly, we have made an attempt to assess how special the management of these northern territories is in comparison with other Russian regions. According to the results of our research, directions in migration and population resettlement management have been proposed. These directions will contribute to ensuring higher social and economic efficiency of Russia’s northern regions.

Author Biographies

Vera Samarina, Federal Research Centre Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences Apatity, Russia

is a PhD (Economics), professor, senior research fellow at the Federal Research Center "Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences" (KSC RAS).  The area of scientific interests includes issues of regional development, economics of enterprises, industries and industrial complexes, as well as the problems of environmental management.  Vera Samarina’s research wщn the recognition of the Russian State Scientific Foundation and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in the form of support by several grants.  In 2010 she defended doctoral thesis in the specialty "Economics and management of the national economy (regional economy)" in G. Plekhanov’s Russian Economic University (Moscow, Russia). The work was devoted to the improving the methodology for managing of socio-economic development of Russia’s problem regions.  Vera Samarina is the author of more than 250 scientific papers, 7 textbooks, 6 monographs. She is a member of editorial boards of leading scientific magazines in Russia and Thailand. From 2004 to the present her scientific activity is combined with teaching one. Vera Samarina is a full professor of the Chair of Economics, Management and Organization of production at Stary Oskol Technological Institute (branch) of National Research Technological University "MISiS" (Moscow).

Tatiana Skufina, Federal Research Centre Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences Apatity, Russia

is a PhD (Economics), professor, chief researcher of the Federal Research Center "Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences" (KSC RAS), Russia.  Her research interests and subjects include regional economics and politics, problems of countries and regions economic growth. A significant number of papers are devoted to the Arctic research.  She took an active part in 151 international conferences in Finland, Russia, Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, France, Italy, Thailand, Japan, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and other countries.  She is an author of more than 200 scientific papers in national and international journals, 20 monographs, 4 textbooks. Tatiana Skufina is a member of editorial boards of leading scientific magazines in Russia and Thailand. She has directed 16 macroeconomic research projects.

Vera Samarin, Belgorod State National Research University, Belgorod

is a PhD (Philology), docent and professional translator. The area of scientific interests includes not only economic issues, but problems of translating scientific texts into foreign languages as well.  Scientific activity is combined with teaching.  Alexander Samarin is an associate professor at the Department of Philology at Belgorod State National Research University (Stary Oskol Branch).  Much of his time is devoted to joint research with students.  Alexander Samarin and his students took part in numerous philological and economic international conferences in Bulgaria, Lithuania, Japan, USA, Thailand, etc. He is the author of more than 110 scientific papers in national and international journals, 5 textbooks, 2 monographs

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Published
2020-02-05
How to Cite
Samarina, V., Skufina, T., & Samarin, V. (2020). MIGRATION AS A FACTOR OF REGIONAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTIVENESS (THE CASE OF RUSSIA’S NORTH). The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (1(20), 44-59. Retrieved from https://euraseans.com/index.php/journal/article/view/180