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Institute of Regional Research
named after M.I. Dolishniy of the NAS of Ukraine
(Dolishniy Institute of Regional Research of NAS of Ukraine)

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Department of regional economic policy

Head of Department -
Shults Svitlana Leonidivna,
Dr. Sci. in Economics, Professor.

Phone (032) 270-7089



Year of establishment 2009

The structure of the department include Sector of spatial development.


Problems of scientific research

Directions of research activities

  • Theoretical and applied aspects of the formulation and implementation of regional economic policy in terms of institutional transformation and development of integration processes.
  • Developing of mechanisms, methods and tools for management of regional development.
  • Analysis and evaluation of the economic potential of regions and justification of mechanisms for overcoming the structural imbalances in their development.
  • Studies of innovation activities features in the regions and identification of directions for its activation.
  • Development of program documents for regional development and strategies for socio-economic development of the regions.


Scientific research themes

  • Development of a new model for zoning of economic space of Ukraine (2009-2010).
  • Modernization of industrial potential of the Carpathian region (2011-2012).
  • Formation and implementation of regional structural policy in the terms of modernization of the national economy (2013-2015).


Staff of subdivision:

Head of Department Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Prof. Shults Svitlana Leonidivna

Leading Researcher Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Prof. Vovkanych Stepan Yosypovych

Leading Researcher Dr. Sci. (Geog.), Prof. Pysarenko Svitlana Markivna

Senior Researcher Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Sen.Res. Maksymchuk Maksym Vitaliyovych

Senior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.), Sen.Res. Lutskiv Olena Mykolayivna

Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.), Assoc. Prof. Nazarkevych Ihor Bohdanovych

Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Habrel Marta Stepanivna

Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Popadynets Nazariy Mykolayovych

Junior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Husyeva Mariya Oleksandrivna


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