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Decentralization in Ukraine: Problems, Ways to Solve them

Maryna Deich
Doctor of Economic Sciences
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7348-178X
Donetsk National Technical University, Pokrovsk

Citation Format
Deich M. Ye. (2020). Decentralization in Ukraine: Problems, Ways to Solve them. Visnyk ekonomichnoi nauky Ukrainy, 1 (38), рр. 66-72. doi: https://doi.org/10.37405/1729-7206.2020.1(38).66-72


Decentralization that began in 2014 had positively to influence on economic development of country, corresponding reforms – to envisage the redistribution of plenary powers and functions between a center and local authorities, change of administrative-territorial device. But all questions are decided not, but some are even not clearly regulated, that is why this problem is actual, needs certain researches and stipulates the necessity of development and introduction of urgent anti-crisis events, including corresponding suggestions in relation to continuation of decentralization of power taking into account world experience. There are certain problems that brake decentralization. In particular, the actual is remained by a skilled problem, also extremely need to modernisation of industry of country in the conditions of decentralization of power. Decentralization of public management remains actual in Europe and to this time. Lately the reforms sent to the further redistribution of state plenary powers in already decentralizing countries are conducted in European Union. Europe now balances between decentralization and recentralization. In recent year scientists began to pay attention organization of public power in the countries of Asia, especially in those countries that showed successes with the economic development. A basic accent in alteration of economy of these countries was done not on decentralization of power, but on: industrialization on the basis of the newest scientific and technical achievements with an orientation to the foreign market, general availability and high level of education in a country and maximal use of foreign capital. Ukraine on the second stage of decentralization needs to take into account not only experience of Europe but also countries of Asia, also it follows to define optimal distribution of plenary powers between the branches of power for maximally effective work of organs of local self-government in relation to socio-economic development of territories. Local and regional authorities must be attracted in the process of making decision as an equal in rights partner for the achievement of consensus and providing of quality standard of living of their habitants.

decentralization, public management, plenary powers, organs of local self-government.


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