Economic Theory, Economic Reality And Economic Policy

Èkonomika Regiona. 2015;2015(1):17-29 DOI 10.17059/2015-1-2


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Journal Title: Èkonomika Regiona

ISSN: 2072-6414 (Print); 2411-1406 (Online)

Publisher: Institute of economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Society/Institution: Institute of economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

LCC Subject Category: Social Sciences: Communities. Classes. Races: Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology: Regional economics. Space in economics

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: English, Russian

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Dmitry Evgenievich Sorokin (Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

This paper analyzes the opposition between the «liberals» and «statists» in the Russian political and economic thought. It demonstrates that the economic liberalization is an absolute prerequisite for the transition to sustainable socio-economic development. Such development must rely on investment activities of the state, which in the current circumstances is a necessary but not sufficient measure for reversing the negative trends. The negative developments can be prevented only through implementation, along with the institutional changes in the economic area that form a strata of economically independent entrepreneurs-innovators, of no less profound transformation in political institutions aimed at democratization of public life