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Territories with a Special Regime for Business Activities: Legal Frameworks of Social Policy

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The article focuses on the social dimension of territorial development and investments in Russian regions. The conducted research is devoted to territories with a special regime for business activities in Russia, their investment and innovation background and policy aiming at improving social environment and population well-being. Based on legal analysis and regulatory practices, the authors reveal drivers for strategic management of social and economic development, recommend some rules and underline possible benefits for territories’ residents. The paper discusses the advantages and perspectives of developing territories with aspecial regime for business activities in Russia, alongside with constraining factors discouraging their development. Theoretical issues are exemplified by some priority social and economic development areas created in the Far East. Most attention is paid to the infrastructural development of priority social and economic development areas, while special emphasis is placed on the cluster approach to the development of such territories, a comparison is made with technoparks and industrial parks.

About the Authors

I. Mikheeva
Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)
Russian Federation

Irina Mikheeva (Moscow, Russia) – Associate Professor, Deputy Head, Department of Banking Law

9 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya St., Moscow, 125993

A. Sarnakova 
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Aleksandra Sarnakova  – Associate Professor, Department of
Legal Regulation of Economic Operations

49 Leningradsky Av., Moscow, 125993


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For citations:

Mikheeva I., Sarnakova  A. Territories with a Special Regime for Business Activities: Legal Frameworks of Social Policy. BRICS Law Journal. 2022;9(3):174-194.

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