Title: Ukrainian economic growth poles in the era of globalization


Rudenko, Leonid ; Gorlenko, Inga ; Maruniak, Eugenia

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Europa XXI 26 (2014)



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Globalization and other 21st century challenges underline the issue of finding effective management decisions and strategies in the field of spatial development, as well as their scientific basis. In Ukraine, there isa number of spatial development challenges associated with the post-Soviet transformation and integration into the world economy. The article considers the possible approaches to the promotion of spatial development policy,preconditions and barriers for its implementation. The internal and external factors of modern socio-economic development and reasons for its polarization are analysed. The trends of urban population changes in differentregions are presented. An approach to the spatial development framework strengthening, vectors of growth poles indication, as well as their selection criteria are presented.


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