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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 development of territorial communities and transborder cooperation

Head of the Department -
Borshchevskyy Viktor Valentynovych,
Dr. Sci. in Economics, Associate Professor

Phone (+38032) 270-64-31.


Year of establishment – 1964.

The main research areas of the Department are:

  1. theoretical and methodological framework for the development of local communities;
  2. development of scientific methods and techniques of analysis of the socio-economic potential of local communities, justification of assessment system to determine the effectiveness of their development;
  3. elaboration of strategic and policy documents for the development of rural areas;
  4. identification of reserves to multifunctional development of territorial communities.

Scientific research themes:

  1. Social and economic development potential of rural areas in Western region of Ukraine: ways of increasing and prospects of use.
  2. Prognostication of rural areas development in the Carpathian region of Ukraine.
  3. The methodology of development forecasting for industrial production in the region.
  4. Modeling of the spatial development of territorial and production systems.


Staff of the Department:

Head of the Department Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Assoc. Prof. Borshchevskyy Viktor Valentynovych

Senior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.), с.н.с. Vazhynskyy Fedir Anatoliyovych

Senior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.), Assoc. Prof. Zalutskyy Ivan Romanovych

Senior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Kulish Inna Mykhaylivna

Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Tsymbalista Nataliya Andriyivna

Junior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Maksymenko Anna Oleksandrivna

Junior Researcher Ph.D. (Econ.) Zlydnyk Yuriy Romanovych

Junior Researcher Bas-Yurchyshyn Maryana Andriyivna

Leading Engineer Horyn Halyna Volodymyrivna


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