Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

The experience of foreign countries in the development of depressed regions

This work is devoted to the study of the essence of the concept, causes and main characteristics of depressed regions in foreign countries. 

The paper highlights the main approaches to the implementation of measures to support depressed regions, as well as the main indicators for assessing the
effectiveness of their implementation. Based on the analysis of the experience of the development of depressed regions in foreign countries, basic recommendations for the improvement of regional policy in the Republic of Belarus have been developed.
 
The publication is available only in Russian.