Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

An event-oriented approach to the assessment of the quality of public administration of the regional socio-ecological-economic system of the Chelyabinsk oblast

Vol. 16, Iss. 7, JULY 2018

Received: 16 April 2018

Received in revised form: 25 May 2018

Accepted: 8 June 2018

Available online: 17 July 2018


JEL Classification: Q01, Q56, R50

Pages: 1284–1302

Val'ko D.V. South Ural Institute of Management and Economics, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation

Subject This article discusses the issues of public administration of the territorial socio-ecological-economic system of the subject of the Russian Federation.
Objectives The article aims to propose an original approach to assessing the quality of public management of such a system and test and appraise it using the material of the Chelyabinsk oblast.
Results The article presents certain tools to assess the quality of public management of a regional socio-ecological-economic system, developed on the basis of synthesis of signalling theory and control theory. These tools include metrics such as latency, intensity, jitter, and more. The article partially confirms the hypothesis that the system of public administration of the regional socio-ecological-economic system of the Chelyabinsk oblast does not meet the quality requirements for a number of metrics.
Conclusions To improve the public administration of the regional socio-ecological-economic system of the Chelyabinsk oblast, the article recommends to use the efficient world and domestic practices of adaptive management of such socio-ecological-economic systems.

Keywords: socio-ecological and economic system, adaptive management, process effectiveness, public administration, environmental protection


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