Last Updated: 08 June 2020
- Distinctive feature of scientific directions of activity of institute is interdisciplinary research for the decision of problems of social development. The scientific interests of the team cover the socio-economic problems of the information society; mechanisms for managing investment and innovation processes; methodologies and methods for assessing the economic potential of the enterprise; formation of strategies for socio-economic development of territories; problems of the economy of nature management and compensation of damages related to environmental pollution, etc.
The most important and influential scientific schools of the Institute are:
"Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics" - was founded in the 1970s by Professor Oleg Balatsky. During the existence of the school, under the guidance of its representatives, 90 candidates and 15 doctors of science were trained. Currently, 9 Doctors and 51 Candidates of Science are employed at the SSU. Within the school there are research groups of Doctor of Economics, prof. Melnyk L.G. "Economics of Systems and Sustainable Information Society Development", Doctor of Economics, Prof. Sotnyk I.M., Doctor of Economics, Prof. Mishinin E.V. and Doctor of Economics, Prof. Kubatko O.V. and others.
"Management of the national economy" - founded by Doctor of Economics, prof. Melnyk L.G. in the early 2000s. During the existence of the school under the leadership of its representatives, 50 candidates and 8 doctors of science were trained. Currently, the staff consists of 21 candidates and 8 Doctors of Sciences, in particular, research in this area is conducted by Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Galinska Yu.V., Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Karintseva O.I., Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Lyulyov O.V., Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Shkarupa O.V. and others.
"Investments and Innovative Society" - scientific research within the school is headed by Doctor of Economics, Professor Vasilyeva T.A. During the existence of the school under the guidance of its representatives, 35 candidates and 8 doctors of science were trained. There are currently 7 Doctors and 35 Candidates of Science in the field of scientific research. Professor Boronos V.M.'s research team is actively working in this direction. "Financial Mechanisms of Management of Social and Economic Development", which includes Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Kobushko I.M., Doctor of Economics, prof. Basantsov I.V., Doctor of Economics, prof. Zakharkin O.O., PhD, Associate Professor Alexandrov V.T. and others.
“Marketing and Management of Innovations” - founded by Doctor of Economics, Professor Ilyashenko SM in the early 2000s. Currently, scientific research within the school is headed by Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Lyulyov OV. During the existence of the school under the guidance of its representatives, 30 candidates and 5 doctors of science were trained. At present the staff consists of 26 candidates and 5 doctors of science. They are actively working on the subject of Doctor of Economics, prof. Teletov O.S., Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Pymonenko T.V., Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor Shvindina H. and others.
Priority thematic areas for the team of scientists are:
Greening of production and social relations: ecologically-balanced development of society, energy and resource saving; waste management; economics of water use; environmental conflicts; green innovations, green investments; economics of transboundary pollution; business models of circular economy for sustainable development; green logistics, development of environmentally friendly transport; mechanisms for minimizing the economic and social consequences of ecodestructive impacts on public health; the economic foundations for the creation of smart and secure energy networks; forecasting the economic and social consequences of different scenarios for the implementation of the energy sector reform, mechanisms for ensuring energy efficiency; modeling stakeholder collaboration for sustainable development; assessment, withdrawal and distribution of the country's natural resource rent; managing climate change at the interstate level.
Development of investment and innovation potential, technology transfer: strategies for innovative economic development; investment potential of Ukraine, mechanisms for attracting foreign investments; investment market; forecasting trends in the development of social, economic and political processes; the shadowing of the economy; innovative culture of social relations; investment and innovation potential of industrial and administrative systems, smart cities, e-government, digitalisation of public services; fundraising and crowdfunding, digitalisation of public communications, digital educational technologies; development of innovative ecosystems; commercialization of innovative products, transfer of innovations; start-up development and venture investing, value-oriented innovation and investment management; economic-mathematical modeling and optimization of the educational financing system; forecasting the economic and social consequences of different educational reform scenarios; economic and legal principles of state promotion of adult education and special needs education; institutional and economic mechanisms for self-realization of population potential; economics, management in the field of gender capital reproduction; socio-economic background and implications of artificial intelligence; cyber security in the fight against economic fraud.
Development of marketing and management: development of industrial, innovative, banking, insurance, environmental and Internet marketing; brand of countries, municipalities and businesses; green brand; management of public communications, social networks and communications; consumer behavior in the digital environment; corporate socially responsible entrepreneurship; managing the competitiveness of enterprises and their organizational development; co-operation and cooperation; gender aspects of corporate governance; development of e-commerce, internet trading, internet marketing; SMART logistics, automated resource management systems; application of information systems and technologies for social development; consumer behavior in the digital environment, psychology of online business; improvement of management and marketing of medical services.
Behavioral and public finance, financial crisis prevention: reforming Ukraine's financial sector; financialisation of the economy, transparency of public finances, reform of financial decentralization; systemic financial institutions and risks, early diagnosis of financial crises; modeling and forecasting of financial markets behavior; counteracting the legalization of criminal income through the banking and insurance sectors of the economy; mechanisms for establishing an effective national financial monitoring system; development of behavioral finance; development of fintech technologies and their impact on the financial services market; mechanisms for restoring confidence in the financial sector, ethics and social responsibility of financial institutions, financial instruments for responsible investing; green finance development, cryptocurrency, alternative finance, online banking and insurance; Eurointegration vector in harmonization of accounting, control and taxation, integrated and non-financial reporting, transformation of reporting system for combating corruption.
Ensuring the stability of the national economy, socio-economic reforms: ensuring the stability of the national economy; country's competitiveness, achieving a stable balance in certain sectors of the economy, decriminalizing the economy; economic security of the state in conditions of military aggression and occupation of territories; economic policy of import substitution; modeling of social dynamics, forecasting of tendencies of development of social and economic processes in conditions of military aggression and occupation of territories; restructuring of the national economy in line with Industry 4.0 trends; motivational mechanisms for creating Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0 infrastructure; forecasting the economic and social consequences of different scenarios for the implementation of medical reform; economic support for the integration of migrants in society, prevention of youth and intellectual migration, transformation processes in the labor market; development of solidarity and sharing economy; stimulating the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, ensuring the ease of doing business; income inequality in conditions of transformation of social relations; forecasting supply and demand in commodity and investment markets; forecasting the economic and social consequences of different scenarios for decentralization reform; economic principles of development of mass youth sport, ensuring a healthy lifestyle.
Scientific R&D Labs of Institute
|Research Institute of Development Economics (IDE) at Sumy State University, Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine, National Academy of Science of Ukraine|