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Original Paper

UDC 332.1:502.171© L.M. Fomicheva, O.N. Pronskaya, E.L. Arzamasova, O.S. Fomin, V.V. Kurennaya,2024

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2024, № 2, pp. 39-46

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2024-2-39-46




Fomicheva L.M.1, Pronskaya O.N.1, Arzamasova E.L.1, Fomin O.S.2, Kurennaya V.V.1

1Moscow Polytechnic University, Moscow, 107023, Russian Federation

2Kursk State Agricultural Academy named after I.I. Ivanov, Kursk, 305021,Russian Federation

Authors Information

Fomicheva L.M., PhD, (Economic), Associate Professor, e-mail: liliya.fomichewa@yandex.ru

Pronskaya O.N., Doctor of Economic, Associate Professor, e-mail: Olgapronskaya@yandex.ru

Arzamasova E.L., Senior Lecturer, e-mail: Kstvg-15@yandex.ru

Fomin O.S., Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, e-mail: osfomin@yandex.ru

Kurennaya V.V., Professor, e-mail: Vita0810@list.ru


Introduction. The study of the dynamics of supply and demand in the labor market in coal single-industry towns in Russia is becoming relevant in the context of significant fluctuations in the coal industry. In 2021, for example, total coal production in Russia amounted to 4384 million tons, which is 364 million tons more than in the previous year. Understanding the trends and factors affecting the labor market in coal regions is important for forecasting the socio-economic situation and making management decisions.

Materials and methods. The research is based on the analysis of statistical data on coal production and consumption, as well as employment and wages in the coal industry for 2019-2021 in key coal mining regions of Russia. In particular, data on the Kuznetsk basin and the Sakhalin region are considered. For example, in the Sakhalin region, coal production in January - July 2020 amounted to about 7928 thousand tons, which is 119% more than the same period last year.

Results. There is an increase in productivity and a change in the employment structure in the coal industry. Thus, coal production in the Kuznetsk basin increased by 205 million tons or 93% in 2021. At the same time, the average monthly salary in the coal industry of the Sakhalin region in 2020 amounted to 82768 rubles. The results obtained allow us to assess the main trends and factors affecting the labor market in coal mining regions.


Coal single-industry towns, Labor market, Equilibrium theory, Supply and demand, Russian economy, Statistical analysis, World coal prices.


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For citation

Fomicheva L.M., Pronskaya O.N., Arzamasova E.L., Fomin O.S. & Kurennaya V.V. Modeling of supply and demand in the labor market in coal single-industry towns of Russia based on the theory of equilibrium. Ugol’, 2024, (2), pp. 39-46. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2024-2-39-46.

Paper info

Received January 9, 2024

Reviewed January 15, 2024

Accepted January 26, 2024


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