The coastal factor in spatial development programmes for the municipalities of the Kaliningrad region
... both the growing cities of the Kaliningrad agglomeration and areas of low population density, the latter located primarily along the bays. These circumstances determine what effect the coastal factor has on the socio-economic development of a certain municipality in the Kaliningrad region. We believe that the municipalities that use this factor to a limited degree do not fully realise the potential of their geographical location. Alongside employing other development resources, it is logical for ...
On the dynamics of economic activity and its impact on the budgetary stability of municipalities of the Kaliningrad region
Municipalities of the Kaliningrad region are increasingly differentiated in the pace and nature of their socio-economic development in the paradigm of the center-peripheral model. The economic center and the coastal zone bordering on it are increasingly ...
The methodology of assessing the strategic competitiveness of municipalities: an integral approach (the case of the Kaliningrad region)
The authors present a methodology for assessing the competitiveness of municipalities on the basis of an integrated approach. The validity of the method of integrated assessment of the competitiveness of municipalities is demonstrated in the case of the Kaliningrad region. The authors use a complex of statistical data on ...
On trends in the development of cross-border cooperation in the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation
... approved within three cross-border cooperation projects over the past ten years. I focus on the projects that were successfully completed by the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University — a key actor in cooperation. I examine collaborations between municipalities on either side of the border when preparing and running projects under cross-border cooperation programmes. I classify the municipalities of the Kaliningrad region by their involvement in the projects and try to explain why a certain ...
Assessment of transport accessibility of rural territories of the Kaliningrad region using methods of sociological research
... result, the rural population expects a high-quality transport infrastructure and an efficiently functioning public transport network. Using sociological tools, the authors analyze the degree of satisfaction of the rural population from the eastern municipalities of the Kaliningrad region with a current public transport network and the quality of transport services provided. The findings led to the conclusion that the existing passenger management system satisfies most of the respondents. At the ...
The dynamics of development of cities and local budgets
... study of the Volga and Urals federal districts helps analyse the standing of large cities serving as “growth poles” identified with the help of two methodologies. The article offers a geographical analysis of three aspects of financial standing of municipalities:
financial independence, social orientation, territorial equity. The dynamic of development and financial standing are compared in order to identify the role of budgets in the development of cities (stimulating and inhibiting ones).
The sea factor in the federal regulation of Russia’s spatial development: post-Soviet experience and current priorities
... existing studies on maritime clusters, Maritime Policy & Management, vol. 48, № 6, p. 795—810,
Druzhinin A.G., Kuznetsova O.V.
spatial development, federal regulation, coastal regions, coastal municipalities, marine economy, Russia