Human Development Index as a Tool to Assess Social Development in the Baltic States
... indices that take into account various components affecting the quality of life. This article analyses the current level and changes in the social development of the Baltic States in 1990—2016. The analysis is based on the values of human development index. Having distinct advantages and disadvantages, this index remains to be the most popular and influential tool for assessing a country’s social development. A statistical analysis carried out with the use of HDI values makes it possible to divide ...
Small towns of Latvia: disparities in regional and urban development
.... The study aimed to identify the reasons for the disparity in the development of small towns in Latvia. A comprehensive approach was taken to integrate the results of territorial, spatial and socio-economic analyses. By employing the methodology of indexing and ranking large-scale empirical data characterising the development of all small towns in Latvia, the authors attempt to identify the reasons for the disparity in the development rate of small towns in Latvia. The index of territorial development ...
Modern indicators of urban development: challenges and opportunities for creating integral approaches to city management
... world. In modern Russia, this need is reaffirmed by the transformation of regional economies, the economic acceleration of many major cities, and by the active introduction of strategic management tools (KPI, etc.). The article analyses the current indexes and rankings of urban development. The author explored the main methodological approaches to the assessment of the rate of urban development. One of the topical issues of contemporary research on this subject in Russia is an attempt to create ...
Innovation performance of Russia’s Northwestern regions: a comparative evaluation
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“They call the main entrance a porch”: social meaning in semantics and metapragmatics
... has been used to describe pragmatic increments in the meaning of a language unit, which it receives in context. New explanatory approaches have developed from a sociolinguistic perspective in metapragmatics, where social meaning is seen as a social index that emerges in context. Social index (the index meaning of a sign) refers to typified social situations and social roles of participants of a communicative act. Social meaning is actualized when it can be interpreted in social interaction as ...
The population of the Kaliningrad region and the digital economy: a sociological analysis
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Russian Population Ethnic Structure: Trends and Transformations
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On a new corpus dictionary of dreams
This article addresses the problem of “prophetic” dreams. It considers the issue of compiling a new dictionary of dreams, which should contain such necessary elements as a corpus and an index of its symbolic images. The index will help perform the following: easily find certain symbolic dream images, conduct their qualitative analysis, and compare them with symbolical forms of culture. The articles of the proposed dictionary can contain ...
Ultrasound elastometry of the spleen (review)
... volunteers (the patient's position, food intake, respiratory phase, number of measurements) were identified, which resulted in mean values of spleen stiffness. It was found that spleen stiffness does not depend on gender, height, body weight, and body mass index. The study reveals a range of diseases in which the spleen stiffness is significantly higher than normal values, and it includes liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, esophageal varicose veins Grade III and portal vein obstruction. A discussion ...
Trade in the Kaliningrad region: methods of evaluation
The article suggests a new methodological approach to assessing business activity in retail trade in the Kaliningrad region. The authors present a methodology for calculating the regional index of business activity in retail trade, taking into account the specificity of the Kaliningrad region. Indicators of retail business activity in the region in 2016 are analyzed.
1. Баринов А. Я., Лукьянова Н. Ю. Конкурентная ...
The consumer sentiment: regional aspect
... issues for evaluating the state of consumer confidence at the regional level. The results of the analysis of domestic and foreign experience evaluation indicators characterizing consumer sentiment. The technique for estimating the consumer sentiment index is described. The article presents the first results of monitoring consumer sentiment in the clothing and footwear markets, as well as food products in the Kaliningrad region.
1. Баринов А. Я., Лукьянова Н. Ю. Конкурентная ...