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Transformation of Economic Relations in the Conditions of the Development of Digital Platforms



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Semyachkov, K. A. (2019). Transformation of Economic Relations in the Conditions of the Development of Digital Platforms. Zhurnal Economicheskoj Teorii [Russian Journal of Economic Theory], 16(3), 593-597


The relevance of this paper stems from the fact that digital economy is a driver for development, achievement of competitiveness, and creation of innovations in modern conditions. Introduction of digital technologies in the industrial and social fields helps to reduce costs, increase productivity, improve the quality of life. One of the most effective models of socio-economic interactions in the conditions of digitalization is the digital platform model. This paper discusses the impact of digital platforms on economic relations, explores the growing role of network effects. In addition, some approaches to the classification of digital platforms, as well as their basic functions, are considered.

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Konstantin Aleksandrovich Semyachkov — PhD in Economics, Junior Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Theory, Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation; e-mail: k.semyachkov@mail.ru).

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