City as a beneficiary of two capitals

MUF 2017
06 July
The desire to reach a new level of economic development and to take a worthy position in the competitiveness rating of Russian regions and cities is an understandable goal of many urban entities in the country. Many cities rely on internal resources and efficiently use them for growth. But some have to focus on the external environment, which is sometimes a much more significant factor. ? What is the most effective strategy for a territorial subject in the context of proximity to large metropolitan areas? ? Is it worth focusing on the development of gravity or transit functions? ? How to keep the population from moving to larger cities located nearby?