Statistical analysis of regional integration effects

  • The paper studies the regional integration as the unique process which depends on the degree of cooperation and interchange among regions. The generalisation of existing approaches for regional integration has been classified by the criterions. The data of the main economic indicators have been analysed. The economic analysis proves the differences in production endowments, the asymmetry in fixed capital investment, the disproportional income, and foreign direct investment distribution in 2001 – 2005 in Ukrainian regions. Econometric modelling depicts the existence of the division for the industrial regions with high urbanisation and backward agrarian regions in the Ukraine, the industrial development disparities among regions; the insufficient infrastructure (telecommunications, roads, hotels, services and etc.), the low labour productivity in industrial sector, and insufficient regional trade.

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Author:Olga Nosova
Series (Serial Number):Statistische Diskussionsbeiträge (32)
Document Type:Book
Year of Completion:2008
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2009/03/11
Tag:economic disparities; regional integration; regions
Organizational units:Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 31 Statistiken / 310 Sammlungen allgemeiner Statistiken
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
Notes extern:
This study has been realized at the Department of Econometrics and Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany under supervision of Prof. Dr. Hans Gerhard Strohe and with the financial support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in 2008. I would like to thank Prof. Dr. Hans Gerhard Strohe for his invaluable critiques in forming of this study. Editor and Author owe much gratitude to the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for financing this scholarship.