The quality of labor potential outside large cities

Автор: Chekmareva Elena A.

Журнал: Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast @volnc-esc-en

Рубрика: Social development

Статья в выпуске: 1 (55) т.11, 2018 года.

Бесплатный доступ

Sustainable development of rural areas in the context of reducing labor force caused by the natural loss of population and migration outflow to major cities is possible to ensure only through economic modernization, enhancement of the quality of labor potential and improvement of its efficiency. The goal of the research presented in the paper is to assess labor potential quality in the territories outside major cities. The information base of the work is the data of the monitoring of the qualitative state of labor potential of the Vologda Oblast population, an unprecedented longitudinal sociological research carried out by Vologda Research Center of RAS since 1997. The questionnaire survey takes place in eight districts of the Oblast and in the cities of Vologda and Cherepovets. The sample size is 1,500 people of working age. The assessment technique is based on the concept of qualitative characteristics of the population developed at RAS Institute of Socio-Economic Studies of Population and allows us to evaluate in index form (from zero to one) eight basic qualities of labor potential: physical health, mental health, cognitive potential, creativity, sociability, cultural and moral levels, achievement need...


Labor potential, labor potential quality, major cities, districts, rural territories

Короткий адрес:

IDR: 147224016   |   DOI: 10.15838/esc.2018.1.55.11

Список литературы The quality of labor potential outside large cities

  • Kuznets S. Economic growth of nations. Total output and production structure. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. 363 p.
  • Lewis W.A. Economic development with unlimited supplies of labor. The Manchester School, 1954, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 139-191.
  • Easterlin R.A. (Ed.). Population and economic change in developing countries. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980. 581 p.
  • Eldridge H. T., Thomas D.S. (Eds.). Population redistribution and economic growth, United States, 1870-1950. Vol. III: Demographic analysis and interrelations. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1964. 403 p.
  • Lokosov V.V., Ryumina E.V., Ul'yanov V.V. Population quality: connection with economic development of the region. Narodonaselenie=Population, 2016, no. 4, pp. 68-76..
  • Barefield A. Discussion: human capital and rural economic development. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 431-433.
  • Becker G.S. Human capital: theoretical and empirical analysis with special reference to education. 3rd edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 412 p.
  • Bollman R.D. Human capital and rural development: what are the linkages?: working paper no.39. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 1999. 35 p.
  • Rybakovskii L.L. Demographic challenges: what awaits Russia? Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya=Sociological Studies, 2012, no. 8, pp. 49-60..
  • Zubarevich N.V. Cities as centers of modernization of economy and human capital. Obshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost'=Social Sciences and Modernity, 2010, no. 5, pp. 5-19..
  • Lappo G.M. Goroda Rossii. Vzglyad geografa . Moscow: Novyi khronograf, 2012. 504 p.
  • Tyuryukanova E.V., Zaionchkovskaya Zh.A. (Eds.). Migratsiya i demograficheskii krizis v Rossii . Moscow: MAKS Press, 2010. 106 p.
  • Zubarevich N.V. Russian cities as centers of growth. Rossiiskoe ekspertnoe obozrenie=Russian expert review, 2006, no. 2 (16), pp. 19-23..
  • Zubarevich N.V. Major cities of Russia: leaders and outsiders. Demoskop Weekly=Demoscope Weekly, 2013 April 15-28, no. 551-552. Available at:
  • Kontseptsiya ustoichivogo razvitiya sel'skikh territorii Rossiiskoi Federatsii na period do 2020 goda: utv. rasporyazheniem Pravitel'stva Rossiiskoi Federatsii ot 30 noyabrya 2010 g. № 2136-r. . Available at:
  • Zubarevich N.V. Sotsial'noe razvitie regionov Rossii: problemy i tendentsii perekhodnogo perioda. 3-e izd. . Moscow: LKI, 2007. 264 p.
  • Chekmareva E.A. Research into the conditions and drivers of labor potential reproduction in the Vologda Oblast municipal districts. Ekonomicheskie i sotsial'nye peremeny: fakty, tendentsii, prognoz=Economic and social changes: facts, trends, forecast, 2016, no. 5, pp. 173-194..
  • Shabunova A.A. (Ed.). Molodezh' sovremennoi Rossii -klyuchevoi resurs modernizatsii . Vologda: ISERT RAN, 2013. 148 p.
  • Maslova I.S. Trudovoi potentsial sovetskogo obshchestva: voprosy teorii i metodologii issledovaniya . Moscow, 1987. 32 p.
  • Leonidova G.V., Chekmareva E.A. The experience of assessing the quality of labor potential at the regional level. Chelovek i trud=Man and Labor, 2009, no. 12, pp. 30-33..
  • Pankratov A.S. Trudovoi potentsial: sotsial'no-ekonomicheskie aspekty upravleniya protsessom ego vosproizvodstva: dis. v vide nauch. dokl. na soisk. uch. st. d.e.n.: 08.00.05 . Moscow, 1993. 60 p.
  • Schultz T.W. Investment in human capital: the role of education and of research. New York: Free Press, 1971. 284 p.
  • Gulin K.A., Shabunova A.A., Chekmareva E.A. Trudovoi potentsial regiona . Vologda: ISERT RAN, 2009. 84 c.
  • Il'in V.A., Smirnova N.A., Timofeeva Ya.B. Kachestvo trudovogo potentsiala naseleniya Vologodskoi oblasti . Vologda: VNKTs TsEMI RAN, 1998. 72 p.
  • Il'in V.A., Gulin K.A., Leonidova G.V., Davydova V.V. Trudovoi potentsial regiona: sostoyanie i razvitie . Vologda: VNKTs TsEMI RAN, 2004. 107 p.
  • Rimashevskaya N.M., Kopnina V.G. (Eds.). Kachestvo naseleniya . Moscow: ISEPN, 1993. 185 p.
  • Rimashevskaya N.M. About the methodology for defining the qualitative state of the population. Demografiya i sotsiologiya=Demography and Sociology, 1993, no. 6, pp. 7-21..
  • Chekmareva E.A. Ekonomiko-matematicheskoe modelirovanie realizatsii trudovogo potentsiala regiona: dis. na soisk. uch. st. k. e. n.: 08.00.13. . Vologda, 2012. 182 p.
Статья научная