Tolyatti’s Innovation Prospects as Estimated by Its Residents

Tatyana N. Ivanova, Irina V. Tsvetkova, Natalya B. Gorbacheva


The article deals with social and economic aspects of reforming the city of Tolyatti. Authors have analysed several development programmes involving innovative technologies, which pertain to the production diversification based on the creation of favourable infrastructure for entrepreneurship. The article presents survey materials of questioning Tolyatti residents about the prospects for the city’s further development. Analysis of the survey results has shown that more than half of respondents connect the city’s development with automotive industry. Half of the survey participants think that the city’s image depends on the image of cars manufactured by the AvtoVAZ plant. Many residents associate the vision of future Tolyatti with the image of an automotive capital.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3s6p119

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