|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 3 (35), 2010|
|ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF REGIONS AND BRANCH COMPLEXES|
|Pechatkin V. V.|
Head, Sector of Economic Safety, Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Ufa Scholarly Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, PhD (Economics)
Perfilov V. A.
PhD student, Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Ufa Scholarly Center, Russian Academy of Sciences
|The article analyzes the evolution of the concept of “competitiveness,” offers tools of it evaluation in relation to the regions, and shows the competitive rating of the Russian Federation subjects based on indices of the quality of life, financial stability, and ability to produce goods and services. The author distinguishes facts that produce the strongest influence upon competitiveness of the Russian regions, and describes ways of its increase|
|Key words: competition, competitiveness of a region, competitive advantage, globalization, quality of life, innovative development|