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Andrei Shelepov1
  • 1 RANEPA, 11 Prechistenskaya naberezhnaya, 119034, Moscow, Russian Federation

Assessing the role of digital platforms and ecosystems in economic development

2023. Vol. 18. No. 3. P. 142–162 [issue contents]

In most countries, regulation of digital platforms and ecosystems’ activities has emerged quite recently. This regulation should take into account the specifics of platform business models, characterized by network effects, access to big data, assets mobility and lightness, and large economies of scale and scope.
This article examines the trends in of the global economy digitalization, as well a factors and directions of digital platforms’ impact on different economic indicators. The analysis serves as the basis for conceptual recommendations on improving digital platforms regulation in Russia.
Key recommendations are related to the development and legislative adoption of definitions for digital platforms and ecosystems, the development of special measures to support national platforms (based on certain criteria for their classification as national enterprises), the amendment in and improvement to antimonopoly regulation, the establishment of interdepartmental coordination and interaction with relevant stakeholders.

The article was written on the basis of the RANEPA state assignment research programme

This article was submitted 28.07.2023

Citation: Shelepov A. (2023) Assessing the role of digital platforms and ecosystems in economic development. International Organisations Research Journal, vol. 18, no 3, pp. 142-162 (in English)
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