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Digitalisation of the Economy and Regional Development

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The digitalisation of industry is an urgent aspect to develop regional economic systems, which involves introducing state-of-the art information and communication technologies into the activities of enterprises. Digital transformation is accompanied by a corresponding transformation of the structure of interregional interactions, influencing the depth and degree of regional differentiation, as well as the competitiveness of individual constituent entities of the Russian Federation. In this article, the authors assess the impact of digitalisation on the development of regions of the Russian Federation by determining the depth of digital transformation and the unevenness of digitalisation processes among the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The purpose of the research is to study the digital transformation processes in a territorial context taking into account its impact on territorial differentiation and the cyclical nature of economic development. As a result of the research, the authors determined that in most constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the second stage of digital transformation is being implemented, while the country’s territory is highly differentiated in terms of digitalisation performance. The authors have proposed several possible scenarios for the implementation of digital transformation processes in Russian regions.


  • Industry 4.0
  • Regional development
  • Digital transformation
  • Spatial differentiation

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This research has been funded by the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Grant No. AP09260795).

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Turgel, I., Pobedin, A., Panzabekova, A. (2022). Digitalisation of the Economy and Regional Development. In: Kumar, V., Leng, J., Akberdina, V., Kuzmin, E. (eds) Digital Transformation in Industry . Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation, vol 54. Springer, Cham.

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