I. Fedorenko, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor Taras Schevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, K. Drozd, master of Economics University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden, Schmalkalden, Germany THE ANALYSIS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN SPHERE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS IN EUROPEAN UNION

The paper studies present state of direct investment in technological innovations in the European Union. The EU member states are found to demonstrate different economically motivated Continue reading

R. Paliulyte, Doctor of Sciences (Ecomomics), Associate Professor, A. Rasteniene, Doctor of Sciences (Ecomomics), Associate Professor Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-EMPLOYMENT IN GLOBAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

The article analyses factors effecting the development of self-employment activities in global economic conditions and, namely, liberal professions. The aim of this article is to identify Continue reading

O. Strokachenko, PhD student Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv ESTIMATION OF THE INFORMATION SYSTEM DATA COLLECTION EFFICIENCY IN ENERGY COMPLEX

The paper highlights shortcomings of current information system of energy statistics in Ukraine. The study describes the mechanism of automated statistical data collection in energy complex and estimates introduction efficiency of such system. Developed information system of energy Continue reading

Eugen Străuțiu, Associate Professor Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania GLOBAL WARMING BETWEEN SCIENCE AND POLITICS

During the last three decades, the scientific theory of global warming has become a political ideology. Significant political components are found both in the premises and (especially) in the consequences. But witnessed also at least a decade of negationism: global warming research programs are questionable Continue reading

S. Slukhai, Doctor of Sciences, Professor Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv UKRAINIAN FISCAL EQUALIZATION: DOES IT NEED AN IMPROVEMENT?

The article states that existing economic and social differences between territories in Ukraine call for use of fiscal equalization instruments. The study shows that implementation of formula-based fiscal equalization has led to a virtually full equalization of differentials in subnational total public revenues and Continue reading

V. Sarancha, PhD in Economics, K. Vitale, Doctor of Sciences, Professor, MPH, S. Oreskovic, Doctor of Sciences, Professor University of Zagreb, Zagreb, V. Sulyma, Doctor of Sciences, Professor Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University, Ivano-Frankivsk LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT IN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OPTIMIZATION. INTRODUCTION

Article describes the life cycle assessment method and introduces opportunities for method performance in healthcare system settings. LSA draws attention to careful use of resources, Continue reading

S. Naumenkova, Doctor of Sciences (Economics), Professor Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, O. Malyutin, Doctor of Sciences (Economics) National Bank of Ukraine, Kyiv, S. Mishchenko, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor University of Banking of the National Bank of Ukraine, Kyiv TRANSITION TO INFLATION TARGETING IN UKRAINE: NEW TOOLS FOR MONETARY POLICY

Positive experience of inflation targeting in many countries influenced the decision to implement this framework in Ukraine. Authors consider the appropriateness of retaining inflation Continue reading