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Transformation of Household Consumption in the Conditions of Transition to the Information Economy

  • Yu. A. Tokarev
  • O. V. BakanachEmail author
  • N. P. Persteneva
  • N. V. Proskurina
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Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

Transformation of consumption caused by the information economy leads to changes in the list of durable goods purchased by households. In the first place are science-intensive and intellectual household goods. The objective of this research is to analyze statistical consumption of durable goods in the Russian Federation in the transition to the information economy. The main methods applied to the study of this problem are cluster analysis, time series analysis, the “Pattern” method, rank correlation, and descriptive statistical analysis. The largest cities in Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg) were leaders in household consumption of durable goods. In general, the level of consumption in the country is rapidly increasing (including cars in personal use), but in the near future the country will not be able to reach the level of advanced countries in this indicator. The performed research is of practical importance and can be used by relevant government bodies when developing and adjusting the programs for socioeconomic development of the subjects of the Federation, as well as for quantifying the standard of living of the population of the territory.

Keywords

Households Durable goods Region Consumption Statistics 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors express their gratitude to the referee for a detailed examination of the manuscript and valuable comments. The authors are grateful to Chistik Olga Philippovna for her help, important advice, and comments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Samara State University of EconomicsSamaraRussia

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