ARTICLE TITLE: Geography of the Banking Sector in the US and Russia: Parallels and Differences (1980 - Early 2010-ies.)
AUTHORS: Nikitin L.
ABSTRACT: Basing on statistical data the author compares evolution of inner banking spaces of the USA and Russia during the 1980s – early 2010s. The study has found that in both countries there are synchronically growing inequalities between leading and secondary banking centers; on the other hand, in Russia administrative position of this or that city is much more important for banking success then in the United States.
KEYWORDS: banks , competition of cities , statistical analysis , stratification
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