O. V. Honchar

Estimating Data Accuracy of Statistical Observation: Methodological Aspects

The article considers the issues as to the errors estimation of total and sample observations. The classification of errors was designed and some aspects of their estimation were studied. The author analyses the reasons of errors occurrence and suggests the prevention measures.


O. V. Makarova, O. M. Gladun

Regional Index of Human Development: Causes and Directions of Improving the Calculation Procedure

By analyzing a ten-year experience of using the calculation technique for the regional index of human development, the authors defined some problems, in particular those related to the information support and drawbacks of methodological character. They proved the need and possibility of measurement actualization of human development in regions and assessment of its progress. Specific proposals were formulated to improve the existing methods and the indicators structure.


O. B. Salikhova

Sector Categorization by the Technology Capacity Level: from Meso- to Microlevel.

Part 2. Conceptual Problems of Measurement and Evaluation of High Technology Industries

and the Ways to Solve Them

The article highlights conceptual problems of determining high-technology industries. Complex, multidimensional evaluation of enterprises is recommended from the position of progressiveness of the key owners of technologies. It is suggested to create Methodological recommendations for identification and classification of high technology economic entities as an instrument for evaluation of their overall quality.


L. I. Beztelesna, G. M. Yurchyk

Macroeconomic Operation Principles of the National Labor Market

The authors prove the necessity of studying macroeconomic operation rules of the national labor market as preconditions of its effective regulation. Statistical control of the law of supply and demand of labor, the Okun’s law, the dependences law of Beveridge and Phillips showed their specificity at the Ukraine’s labor market.


N. V. Kovtun, A. I. Ignatiuk

Potential Estimation and Development Modelling of the Ukraine’s Economy by Activity.

Part 2. Modelling of the National Economy Development at Present Stage

Based on Positioning of Economic Activities

The article presents the summary rating of economic activities. They are positioned by indicators of productivity, payment for work, profitability, the level of development and efficiency of activity. The authors characterize the model of the national economy development at the present stage.


I. V. Shubala

Analysis of Macroeconomic Factors of Effective Employment of the Population

The author reveals the main macroeconomic factors and shows the ways for ensuring effective employment of the population. The essential measures are the following: enhancement of socio-economic development of the state, improvement of its investment attractiveness, stimulation of the development of industrial sphere and sphere of services, increase in earnings of the population and increase in the export potential.


O. P. Tyshchenko

Demographic and Migratory Factors of Forming the Disproportions in the Regional Development

of the National Economy

The paper analyses regional peculiarities of demographic and migratory processes in Ukraine in 2000–2010 and studies their influence on the rates of socio-economic development of some regions. The author suggests the methodical approach and grouping of regions by the level of imbalance of economy, taking into account demographic and migratory factors.


O. K. Yeliseyeva, V. D. Bondar

Rating Estimation of Activity of Commercial Banks of Ukraine: Methodological Aspects

By using rating of the Ukraine’s banks the article considers the issues of developing a technique for the estimation of their activity. The authors offer their own estimation procedure approved for the bank population of the Dnipropetrovsk region.


V. M. Parkhomenko

Internal Control of Product Quality and Quality Costs

It is shown that an effective method of product quality improvement is implementation of the quality control system. The author provides understanding of the concepts “quality”, “control”, “internal control”. Generalizing the research results of some scientists, the author presents his own classification of internal quality control by different characteristics.


L. H. Tkachenko

Informational Capability of the State Register of Compulsory State Social Insurance

The article aims to consider information and analytical capability of the State Register of Compulsory State Social Insurance and the directions of its use for the improvement of statistical observation.


O. B. Khotetovska

Reliability and Efficiency of Commercial Banks: Problems of Rating

The paper covers the urgent questions of the rating analysis of bank activity. It outlines advantages of the dynamic technique of rating definition.


I. A. Zhukovych

Using Benchmarking in Innovation Policy: Experience of European Countries

The paper defines the concept of benchmarking and considers the European Commission’s experience of using this approach in the field of innovation policy.


E. V. Chekotovsky

Absolute Statistical Indicators: Historical and Theoretical Aspects.

Part 1. Origin of the Theory of Absolute Statistical Indicators

The article describes the history of origin and formation of the basic concepts of absolute statistical indicators. It contains critical remarks and methodological generalization of the definitions of absolute statistical indicators available in statistical literature, their basic measurement units and classifications.


Ye. O. Katykhin

Corporate Social Responsibility and Practices in Some of Its Directions

The paper considers and analyses practices in corporate social responsibility on the following directions: personnel training, environmental protection, social investments.


S. G. Snisarenko

Peculiarities of Perception of European Management Concepts in the Real Domestic Conditions

The article analyses different self-government theories in the European Union countries and emphasizes interdependence of functions of local democracy and its material and financial autonomy. It is shown that the last one is the general characteristic of local self-government in different countries which is based on activity of municipal enterprises. It is marked, that in Ukraine in most cases creation of such enterprises is artificial, therefore it is necessary to study experience of the EU countries and introduce it in domestic practice.