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Socio-economic factors of transformation in single-industry towns (based on the data from the saratov and rostov regions)


  • Goncharova, Lyudmila Ivanovna

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration)

  • Romanova, Evgeniya

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration)


The paper states the necessity of reforming single-industry towns in Russia. Based on the analysis of socio-economic problems of development in single-industry towns in the Saratov and Rostov regions the authors claim that it is vitalto transform them into multi-industry towns. It is necessary to reduce dependence on single employer through the development of other industries and attracting other types of business. It is proved that developing a strategy to diversify the economy of single-industry towns will achieve stability in the socio-economic development and help overcome economic crisis.

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  • Goncharova, Lyudmila Ivanovna & Romanova, Evgeniya, 2015. "Socio-economic factors of transformation in single-industry towns (based on the data from the saratov and rostov regions)," Published Papers gorpc3, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
  • Handle: RePEc:rnp:ppaper:gorpc3
    Note: Published in "Vestnik Saratovskogo gosudarstvennogo social'no – jekonomicheskogo universiteta", ¹ 3 (57)'2015

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    single-industry town; urbosystem; depression; economic diversifi cation;

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