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Economic and social changes in Russia’s coal industry during the crisis

Lazhentsev V.N., Kalinina A.A., Lukanicheva V.P.

2 (10), 2010

Lazhentsev V.N., Kalinina A.A., Lukanicheva V.P. Economic and social changes in Russia’s coal industry during the crisis. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2010, no. 2 (10)

Abstract   |   Authors   |   References
In this article the features of the global economic crisis’ influence in its sharp phase (the 4th quarter of 2008 and the first half of 2009) on Russia’s coal industry are considered. It is shown, that its restructuring in 1994 – 2007 allowed to alleviate the global crisis’ influence. Major factors of the crisis’ negative influence and basic anti-recessionary actions are formulated. Attributes of the branch’s outlet from the crisis are designated. Opportunities and prospects of the coal-mining industry’s development are appreciated within the framework of Russia’s Power Strategy till 2030 and necessity of the transition from the fuel circuit of development to the coal-mining industry’s diversity on the basis of the state innovational policy is shown

Keywords

economic crisis, production changes, innovational development, social and economic problems

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