Information society: Trends In Regions of the Russian Federation
The data book is issued for the first time by Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE ISSEK) together with Federal State Statistics Service and presents the main trends in information society development in the subjects of the Russian Federation. It contains information that characterises the sector of information and communication technologies (ICT), ICT infrastructure, and ICT usage by households and organisations. The publication contains data provided by Federal State Statistics Service and the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Media of the Russian ¬Federation. When constructing the indicators the authors used the methodology developed by HSE ISSEK, which was then harmonised with the approaches adopted by international organisations. The publication is designed for a wide range of readers interested in information society development issues, including public authorities, experts, scientific personnel, and those working with universities and businesses.