This review addresses the territorial dimension of a range of policy challenges in the Ukraine, including Urkraine's productivity challenge, large inter-regional disparities, and need for decentralisation.
Table of contents:
Acronyms and abbreviations 9 Executive summary 11 Assessment and recommendations 13 Chapter 1. Regional trends and Ukraine's productivity challenge 29 -Introduction 30 -The macroeconomic context 30 -Sub-national trends 35 -Behind the trends: Inputs to growth and productivity 49 -Bibliography 71 Chapter 2. Improving Ukraine's sub-national level governance and service provision 73 -Introduction 74 -The current system of territorial governance in Ukraine 74 -Decentralisation reforms in Ukraine 87 -Provision of local public goods 93 -Conclusion 103 -Bibliography 106 Chapter 3.Strengthening regional development policy in Ukraine 109 -Introduction 110 -Putting regional development policy in context 110 -The evolution of regional policy in Ukraine 117 -Building a more effective regional development policy 125 -Improving regional development policy institutions 133 -Strengthening regional development policy instruments 143 -Conclusion 170 -Bibliography 175