Wealthy Regions Have Become Richer

Natalia V. Zubarevich – Main Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Results of the first three–four months of 2019 are contradictory: amid somewhat industrial output growth investments remains stale, however their concentration increased in regions with agglomeration and resource advantages. The majority of the Federal Districts reported continued contraction of housing commissioning. Regional budgets improved owing to proceeds growth from the profits tax and transfers, however polarization grows, the wealthiest regions boast of more budget money.

Key words: regional dynamic, housing construction, budgets revenues and expenditures, consumer lending, regional labor markets, dynamic of real cash income.