TITLE

The Liberalization of Regional Development Policy in Russia

AUTHOR(S)
Shvetsov, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Problems of Economic Transition;Apr2007, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the need of decentralization in regional policy, in Russia. It is mentioned that centralization have been the key factor in Russia's regional policy framework with maximum power to the federal government. It is stated that decentralization could help in the growth of the regions and will also help in developing cordial relations among different regions. Information on measures required to introduce decentralization is also presented.
ACCESSION #
25895361

 

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