Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2016. (9):65-71

I.V. Odotiuk
HIGH TECHNOLOGY IN ABSENCE OF SCIENCE – THE NEW RECIPE FOR UKRAINIAN ECONOMIC MIRACLE?

Abstract:

The national strategic documents state Ukraine's aspirations to become an economically highly developed country. However, the government’s chosen tool for the formation of national innovation economy, which is the active use of fiscal policy of permanent reduction in funding for Ukrainian science, is not so straightforward in terms of prospects for the desired result. The article presents an expert assessment of the validity of the strategic vision of the state on the effectiveness of this method of building a modern innovative economy in Ukraine. The urgent issues of personnel and financial support of domestic science are considered. Based on international comparative analysis, the level of modern lagging of Ukraine behind the EU and other leading countries in terms of concentration of scientific personnel, particularly specialists in the implementation of scientific and scientific-technical work (SSTW), the total amount of financing for SSTW, the volume of budget financing of scientific institutions. A conclusion about the groundless arguments of the authorities in favor of reducing public financing of the science sector in Ukraine is formulated.

 

Language of article: ukrainian