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Original Paper

UDC330.1 © O.Yu. Kuzmina1?, M.E. Konovalova1, S.A. Zhironkin2, 2024

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2024, № 4, pp. 70-73

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2024-4-70-73




  1. 1?, M.E. Konovalova1, S.A. Zhironkin2

1Samara State University of Economics, Samara, 443090, Russian Federation

2National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, 634050, Russian Federation, e-mail: pisakina83@yandex.ru

Authors Information

Kuzmina O.Yu. - PhD (Economic), Associate Professor of the Department of Economic Theory, Samara State University of Economics, Samara, 443090, Russian Federation, e-mail: pisakina83@yandex.ru

Konovalova M.E. - Doctor of Economic Sciences, Head of the Department of Economic Theory, Samara State University of Economics, Samara, 443090, Russian Federation, e-mail: mkonoval@mail.ru

Zhironkin S.A. - Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor of Business School National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, 634050, Russian Federation, e-mail: zhironkin@tpu.ru


The issues of efficient subsoil use have been high on the agenda for several decades. Their successful solution is largely determined by the correct insight into the nature of rent relations that emerge in the process of using the national wealth. The paper pays a particular attention to the mechanism of product value formation of mining enterprises. In particular, the question is raised regarding the existence of the absolute mining rent and its influence on the prices. Different points of view expressed by representatives of classical political economy on the existence of this type of rental income are discussed.


Rent, Mining rent, Absolute rent, Value, False social cost, Subsoil use.


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The research was supported by the Russian Science Foundation Grant No. 23-28-01423, https://rscf.ru/project/23-28-01423/.

For citation

Kuzmina O.Yu., Konovalova M.E., Zhironkin S.A. On the issue of the absolute mining rent. Part 1. Ugol’. 2024;(4):70-73. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2024-4-70-73.

Paper info

Received December 15, 2023

Reviewed February 28, 2024

Accepted March 26, 2024


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