The article deals with regional diagnostics as a method for studying the socio-economic space of Russia, the quality of the economic space and its regional differences, methods and tools for the sustainable development of regions.
Questions of differentiation of the population on a level of incomes in Republic Mary El are considered. Parameters of a variation and structure of the basic monetary incomes are analyses. Classification of administrative areas on the parameters describing incomes of the population is lead. The analysis of territorial distinctions of the population on levels of incomes is given. For more in-depth study of interrelation of the parameters describing differentiation of incomes of the population of Republic, on everyone allocated cluster are constructed regression models of a degree of influence of the parameters reflecting age structure of the population on a level of monthly average wages, pensions and social payments.
Importance This article examines the problems of spatial organization of economy and management of territories of new economic development in Russia and discusses the issues of development and practical application of new organizational and economic solutions and decisions. Objectives The article aims to develop approaches to the management of sustainable development of new economic development areas in the context of the transition to an innovative economy. Methods For the study, we used the methods of comparative and systems analyses, and empirical data on innovative economic development regions of Russia. Conclusions With regard to the areas' economic development, innovative solutions can be implemented in more effective forms of spatial organization of economy and management of regional development, and in modern technologies, expanding opportunities to engage new resources, as well. The article concludes that an integrated approach to the management of territories' sustainable development can be effective. It recommends focusing on harmonious changes in the quality of life and economic activity of the population.