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Title of the article Climate and Extractive Colonization: The Economic Development of Amur River Basin
Pages 71–91
Author 1 Ryzhova Natalia PetrovnaRyzhova Natalia Petrovna
Doctor of economics, professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of the laboratory
Economic Research Institute FEB RAS
153, Tikhookeanskaya Street, Khabarovsk, Russia, 680042
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Author 2 Ryzhov Vsevolod AleksandrovichRyzhov Vsevolod Aleksandrovich
Economic Research Institute FEB RAS
153, Tikhookeanskaya Street, Khabarovsk, Russia, 680042
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Abstract The article provides a review of theoretical concepts and empirical studies of the mutual influence of economic development processes and the types of formal and informal institutions constructed. It reveals that in order to explain the phenomenon of long-term stability of reproduction of the gap between theoretically expected and observed economic and social responses to institutional innovations in the Amur River basin, it is reasonable to test the hypothesis of blocking positive return on resources by extractive institutions, and the hypothesis of constant reproduction of extractive nature of institutions under the influence of geographical features of the regional system itself.
Code 330.341
DOI 10.14530/reg.2021.2.71
Keywords «geographical» and «institutional» hypotheses ♦ climate (floods) ♦ endowment of natural resources (sable) ♦ sedentarization (farming culture) ♦ extractive institutions and violence ♦ economic development ♦ Amur River basin
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For citation Ryzhova N.P., Ryzhov V.A. Climate and Extractive Colonization: The Economic Development of Amur River Basin. Regionalistica [Regionalistics]. 2021. Vol. 8. No. 2. Pp. 71–91. (In Russian)
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