Commodity sector, development factor or deceleration of the national economy


Doctor of Economics, leading researcher
Russia, Institute of Economics, Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences
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Doctor of Economics, Head of Department
Russia, Institute of Economics, Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences
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The article presents the results of the study, which purpose was to test the hypotheses reflecting the interaction of the development of the commodity sector with the socio-economic dynamics. The regional comparative studies and concepts reflecting different views on the relationship of the commodity sector and national development were the methodological basis. The 15 former Soviet republics, united among themselves in four regions: countries with rich natural resources; the country is not rich with natural resources; new EU countries and Russia — were the object of the study. In the context of the selected groups, the key macroeconomic indicators, human and institutional developments were analyzed in comparison. In the conclusion, the authors believe that today, countries having a rich natural resource potential, have the problem of the choice of the natural resources rational using model. While the country is in a state of search, it is very difficult to say clearly about the influence of the raw materials sector on economic development.


raw material sector, socio-economic and institutional development, the post-Soviet space-government

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Research conducted under the grant RFH 13-02-00120 "Evaluation of the state policy of innovative development of the mineral complex."

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Doroshenko Svetlana Viktorovna , Shelomencev Andrej Gennad'evich
Commodity sector, development factor or deceleration of the national economy// Modern Management Technology. ISSN 2226-9339. – #3 (51). Art. # 5106. Date issued: . Available at:

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