Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)

exploratory spatial data analysis

Spatial Analysis of Growth Rates of Cities Russia

Purpose. We discuss the theoretical principles of the Zipf law for the distribution of cities. Empirical results. The results of the econometric analysis of the empirical Zipf's law on Russian census data for 1897 and 2010. As well as the results of the econometric analysis of the Zipf law separately for medium and large towns and cities and industrial communities with populations of less than 45,000 people. Results. Explores the idea of the Zipf law through the implementation of the law Gibrat.

Convergence Spatial Analysis of Russia’s Regions

The article analyzes the economic growth of Russia, sigma and beta convergence according to the data socio-economic development for 1999 and 2010 years.