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2 (18) 2012

Demography and social economy, 2012, 2(18):5-22
doi: https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2012.02.005

ELLA LIBANOVA
Dr. of Economics, Professor, Academcian of NAS of Ukraine, M.V. Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies, NAS of Ukraine

HARMONIZATION OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND AGING. WHICH APPROACHES WORK IN UKRAINE?
Section: Demographic processes and their consequences.
Language: English
Abstract: The purpose of this research is to appraise an impact of population aging on social and economic development in Ukraine. The author has scrutinized the problem of further pressure on state budget stipulated by growing share of aged persons, and surveyed the pattern of mutual influence of aging and social and economic processes. It is overviewed the features of aging in Ukraine in comparison with some European countries. The special attention is paid to the justification of system of measures for the implementation commitments in the framework of regional strategy of The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, and for equitable and sustainable economic growth promotion. The author has estimated the level of intergeneration inequity in Ukraine for 19992011, and studied main dynamic tendencies in this area. The philosophy of the system of social support of aged persons was examined, with the system of social assistance and social services, and social servieces use. The author has proposed the lines of expanding of employment opportunities for aged persons, analyzed their structures of income, the poverty features and social exclusion of aged persons. Special stress was put on the challenges of pension system to-day, and specially, those which are growing more acute in connection with the progressive population aging.
Key words: population ageing; economic and social development, balance of generation, employment of elderly, social assistance, income structure, social inclusion.
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4. Monthly monitoring of the main indicators of the budget and banking system of Ukraine as of September 1, 2010 / The USAID Project Municipal Finance Strengthening Initiative. , 2010. 62 p.

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