Features of human capital in urban territories

  • Z Mingaleva
  • Y Karpovich
  • O Kozlova
Keywords: urbanization, agglomeration, human capital, territorial capital


The article is devoted to the peculiarities of the agglomeration processes in Russia that are associated with the transition from the industrial phase to the post-industrial phase of the urbanization. Comparative analysis of results of transition processes in Perm and Yekaterinburg areas is given. Special attention is paid to human capital agglomeration, which is regarded as a component of territorial capital. The calculations of human capital of agglomerated areas in general and of centers of agglomerated areas are carried out. The article contains conclusions on the relationship of human capital as a tangible asset of a big city with the development of specific social capital of the city, aimed at active policy of urbanization. As a theoretical framework it is proposed to use the territorial capital theory.

Keywords: urbanization; agglomeration; human capital; territorial capital


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