Formation of digital capital of the population of Russia

Ivashinenko, N. , Voryzgina, A. A. and Mikhailova, V. V. (2022) Formation of digital capital of the population of Russia. Humanities, Social-Economic and Social Sciences, 5, pp. 50-55.

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The paper examines the development of digital capital in Russia. The paper presents a review of theoretical approaches to digital capital analysis, and use the concept of rootedness of digital capital in societies. The authors show the dynamic nature if digital capital, due to constant both technological and societal changes. The empirical base of the paper is RLMS data from 1994 to 2020. The analysis shows that the group of potential owners of digital capital grew dynamically without sharp jumps and reached about a third of the country's population. Digital capital, initially owned by elite social groups, for the past ten years has diversified both in terms of a wider geographical representation and came into use by the middle class. The gender inequality of digital capital’ owners has become less

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ivashinenko, Dr Nina
Authors: Ivashinenko, N., Voryzgina, A. A., and Mikhailova, V. V.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Central and East European Studies
Journal Name:Humanities, Social-Economic and Social Sciences
Publisher:Gumanitarnye, Sotsial'no-Ekonomicheskie i Obshchestvennye Nauki
ISSN (Online):2221-1373
Published Online:25 May 2022

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