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Oksana Zakharova
Cherkasy State Technological University
Vol 29 No 2 (2020): Special Issue. Socio-economic challenges of demographic change, Articles, pages 1-14
Submitted: 19-05-2020 Accepted: 24-09-2020 Published: 16-10-2020
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The prosperity of the country's economy is possible only with the continuous accumulation of human capital. The article analyzes the factors influencing the accumulation of human capital in Ukraine during its independence. The article describes initial conditions that characterized the demographic and socio-economic development of Ukraine at the time of her independence. There were determined the criteria of influence on a person’s decision-making on creating a family and getting a job, which in the long run determine the trends in the accumulation of human capital in the country. The most threatening trends of the influence of the demographic, socio-economic, and sociopolitical crisis on the processes of human capital accumulation in Ukraine are revealed. The article analyzes changes in Ukraine's rating among the world’s countries by demographic and socio-economic indicators during 1990-2019.

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