Proceedings of the Volgograd State University International Scientific Conference "Competitive, Sustainable and Safe Development of the Regional Economy" (CSSDRE 2019)

The 2nd International Scientific Conference ‘Competitive, Sustainable and Safe Development of the Regional Economy’ (CSSDRE 2019) was held in the Volgograd State University on May, 15-17th 2019.

The international scientific conference CSSDRE has become an annual meeting uniting the scientists and specialists in the regional economy from many countries of the world for the discussion and suggestion of measures for the solution of the issues connected with the increase of competitiveness, sustainability and security of the economic development of regions especially under the conditions of new global challenges and threats.

The 2nd international conference CSSDRE 2019 is focused on the encouragement of the interaction of the researchers and the executives for the achievement of a common vision of tendencies of the regional economic development.

The scientists from four countries (Russia, Azerbaijan, Vietnam and Egypt) and from 21 regions of Russia took part in the conference.

About 200 (more exactly 197) scientific papers were sent to the organizing committee. All of them went through a rigorous double blind peer review and only 128 of them were approved for the publication.

During three days of the conference the discussions of the presented papers were held in the following sessions:

1. Regional Economics
2. Comparative analysis of national and regional economic systems
3. Economics of regional industries
4. Economics of regional enterprises
5. Finance and investments in the regional economics
6. Human resources of a region
7. Ecologization of production

The proceedings of the conference will give the researches of the regional economics an additional source of factual material which will be useful for future developments in this sphere of science and practice.

The organizing committee expresses gratitude to all authors and participants for their responsible and active contribution to the conference which was held at a high level.

Thanks are also given to Atlantis Press for producing this volume.

The Organizing Committee of CSSDRE 2019