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Socio-Economic Challenges to the Timber Industry in the North-European Part of Russia (Case Study of Kostroma Oblast)

Regional Research of Russia. 2011. No. 1. P. 41-51.

 

This article defines the framework for identifying social and economic challenges that the timber industry currently faces in the regions of Northern European Russia. The analysis of identified problems on a regional and local scale for the case of Kostroma oblast is presented. The main institutional shifts during the

1990s–2000s are discussed, along with economic problems of regional timber industry systems and their social implications, as well as how companies and rural communities of Kostroma oblast have adapted to the challenges of the ongoing economic recession in 2009.