The Social Infrastructure Services in the Context of Economic Growth Factors

Milyausha K. Biktemirova, Tatiana A. Svetovtceva, Lyudmila G. Rudenko, Sergey V. Kiselev, Tatyana V. Nikonova, Liudmila V. Semenova, Larisa E. Fatikhova


In today's economy the social infrastructure sectors from "the social overhead capital" or under the process of social reproduction have turned into an independent economic activity that occupies much larger share of the gross national product and gross national income compared to the "tangible" production phase. The social overhead today dominates both in GDP and employment volume, profit growth rates, capital investments volume, the level of innovation activity. The article analyzes the modern structure of the social infrastructure, gives rationale for the estimation methods of the social infrastructure parameters, examines the current classification of the social infrastructure factors affecting the economic growth of the region, identifies the new trends and patterns, analyzes the reasons for the decline in the investments absolute volume in the sectors of social infrastructure and identifies the factors stimulating and retarding the development of social overhead. This article is intended for the researchers, lecturers and students studying service economy, the methods of research in the social infrastructure sectors within the disciplines "Service economy", "Social infrastructure services ", as well as for the heads of the social infrastructure bodies, specialists of the regional regulatory bodies dealing with development of social overhead.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n2s3p260

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