The effects of industrial policy on regional development in Ukraine


The paper is based on an empirical analysis of industrial policy effects on regional development. It looks at the state of the Ukrainian industrial policy and proposes the basic measures for future structural adjustments in Ukraine. The analysis of two groups of factors includes general and specific sources of growth for Ukraine’s 27 regions and estimates the effects of regional industrial policy in Ukraine. The first group of indices comprises macroeconomic indicators. In the aggregate, transition-specific factors combine the indicators of success of reforms, including labour productivity, capital intensity, technological change and regional differences. The regional imbalance assessment is determined by the gross regional product per capita, regional employment and expenditures on education.

The use of econometric modelling proves the division into industrial regions with a high urbanisation rate and backward agrarian regions in Ukraine. Different types of industrial policies of protection and production subsidies across industries are proposed for the reforming process within the regions.

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Published : 2018-04-19

Nosova, O. (2018). The effects of industrial policy on regional development in Ukraine. Public Governance / Zarządzanie Publiczne, (42(4), 90-101.

Olga Nosova 
Banking University Kharkiv Educational and Scientific Institute 61174 м. Харків проспект Перемоги, 55  Ukraine


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