Interregional Differentiation in BRIC Countries: Possibilities for Assessment

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2010-5-44-51

Yu. Zaitseva, Institute for Economic Strategies, 6/1, Sretenskii Boulevard, Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation (

Abstract. In the paper, actual approaches of Regional Accounts elaboration in BRICs are examined, including a comparison of international and domestic practices. In view of foreign experience, possible directions of the Russian statistics development are presented for a more comprehensive illustration of the processes ongoing in economies of separate regions and the country's spatial macroeconomics. Common analysis of inter-regional differentiation by size and level of regional economic development in Brazil, Russia, India and China, with allowance for national specificity of Regional Accounts indicators estimations is provided.

Keywords: BRIC, system of regional accounts, Gross Regional Product, interregional differentiation, regional accounts, international experience, system of national accounts, economic development, size of economy, GDP, methods of GRP calculating

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Zaytseva Y. Interregional Differentiation in BRIC Countries: Possibilities for Assessment. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2010, no. 5, pp. 44-51.

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