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2 (22) 2014

Demography and social economy, 2014, 2(22):45-56
doi: https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2014.02.045

G.V. GERASYMENKO
PhD (Economics), Senior Researcher, Department of Human Development Studies, Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Scienees of Ukraine

NON-BALANCED HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: GLOBAL DETERMINANTS AND CHALLENGES FOR UKRAINE
Section: Socio-economic problems. Human development.
Language: English
Abstract: The article is devoted to classification of new types of the so-called non-balanced human development, which are characterized by high rates of human development index with some remaining negative phenomena. Such negative factors include: high unemployment and income inequality, insecurity, non-sustainability of development, losses in cultural diversity, lack of democracy and human rights protection, negative demographic trends and distortion in population composition, dependence of development on the external resources. The empirical evidence of non-balanced human development is outlined for the most developed regions with specification of the extreme parameters of selected indicators of assessment. Ukraines potential risks of non-balanced development are estimated based on the proposed classification to identify the basic challenges faced by the country in the modern world.
Key words: human development, sustainable development, unemployment, social risks, inequality, democracy, cultural diversity, security, demographic distortions.
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