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Methodological Approaches to Funding Tertiary Education Institutions Given the Relationship between GDP and Budget Expenditure on Education

Lyudmila Oleynikova, Valentyna Helman, Vasyl Brych, Lilya Mykhailyshyn, Roman Kravchuk
The main issues of funding tertiary education in the EU in the light of the tertiary education system role in shaping Europe-2020 strategy were investigated. The methods of using the mechanisms of the formula model for tertiary education institutions funding were considered. The importance of methods...

Problems and Solutions of Transport Logistics

Liudmyla Boldyrieva, Halyna Zelinska, Valentyna Krapkina, Anna Komelina
The given paper is dedicated to the investigation and systematization of different views on the term “transport logistics”. The transport logistics functions and their application in practice are considered by authors. The estimation of the system of transport logistics management under the conditions...

The formation of a sustainable development strategy of the region

Vasyl Kozyk, Khrystyna Zalutska, Oleg Tovkan
The principles of forming a development strategy of the region based on the results of a comprehensive and detailed evaluation of the direct and indirect impact of economic entities on its structure have been highlighted. The matrix has been proposed and the peculiarities of the choice of the development...

Modeling the optimal distribution of profits for risk management of oil and gas enterprises

Inesa Khvostina, Viktor Oliinyk, Artem Heinrich Wiebe, Tetiana Panevnyk
The article discusses the optimal management of the distribution of net profit of oil and gas enterprises in order to minimize its risks. The constructed utility function acts as a criterion of optimality. Management parameters are fractions of net profit aimed at achieving the final predicted value...

Economic and Mathematical Modeling of Demand for Recreational Forest Management in Ukraine

Olga Kneysler, Inna Zhurba, Nataliia Spasiv, Nataliia Hrechanyk
The article is devoted to the research of recreational forest management problems Based on the review of scientific works of foreign and domestic scientists, the main aspects of economic and mathematical modeling of the demand for recreational forest use and the main criteria for the attractiveness of...

Application of Tools for Assessment of Risks of Economic Activity of Enterprises in the System of State Regulation of Grain Product Subcomplex in Ukraine

Svitlana Nesterenko, Liliia Martynova, Andrii Martynov
This article explores the peculiarities of assessment of the risk of economic activity to determine the criteria of state support of enterprises of grain product subcomplex. The model of the system of formation of the general risk of economic activity of the enterprise of grain-product subcomplex, built...

Modeling the impact of innovation policy on the level of development and economic security of the country

Mykhaylo Voynarenko, Viktoriya Нurochkina, Olena Kovalenko, Olena Menchynska
Article deals with results of implementation innovation policy of Ukraine, which are reflected in global ratings. Today, key innovation indices are characterized by development of inclusive development, formation digital and innovative economy, conditions of doing business and creation of innovative...

The Process Approach on the Basis of Digitalization as a Technology to Ensure the Efficiency of Enterprise’s Management

Iryna Stankovska, Alla Polyanska, Taras Stankovskyi, Svitlana Savchuk
The article substantiates the expediency of applying a process approach to ensure the effective management of the enterprise on the base of using digitalization. The key benefits of applying a process approach to enterprise management and actions that will ensure the effective implementation and quality...

Developing Risk Management Framework at Fat-and-Oil Industry Enterprises

Igor Posokhov, Yulia Zhadan, Myroslava Korin, Hanna Obruch
The aim of the article is consideration of questions associated with the risk management mechanism formation at the Ukrainian fat-and-oil industry enterprises. The purpose of the article is to study the issues of developing risk management framework at industrial facilities and modern scientific publications...

Expert assessment method in socio-economic research and Scales transformations

Valentyna Lukianova, Yuliya Shutyak, Polozova Valentyna
The article discusses the expert assessment method and its utilization in socio-economic research. It provides an overview of the main steps in application of this method and main difficulties or concerns that may arise on each of these steps. The authors focus on the scales the expert can use and possibilities...

Construction of crisis precursors in multiplex networks

Vladimir Soloviev, Viktoria Solovieva, Anna Tuliakova, Margaryta Ivanova
Based on the network paradigm of complexity in the work, a systematic analysis of the dynamics of the largest stock markets in the world has been carried out. According to the algorithms of the visibility graph and recurrence plot, the daily values of stock indices are converted into a multiplex networks,...

Increase of Innovative Susceptibility of Personnel in Industrial Enterprises

Vitalina Babenko, Oleg Boichenko, Andrii Gusliev, Yelyzaveta Koniaieva
In modern conditions of innovative development, the most important resource of production companies and corporations is the innovative susceptibility (IS) of personnel. The key to this is an innovative organization of Human Recourse Management System (HRMS). Accordingly, the task of the study is to analyze...

Analysis of the Dependence of the Performance of the Ensemble on the Accuracy of its Individual Models

Inesa Khvostina, Andriy Matviychuk, Svitlana Savina, Oleh Yatsiuk
The article devoted to studying the problem of finding methods to increase modeling efficiency by combining the results of calculations of several models. Conditions of expediency of creation of ensemble of models for the solution of the problem of binary classification are investigated. The theoretical...

Institutional Factors of Competitiveness and Development of the National Economy

Valentuna Stadnyk, Galyna Sokoliuk, Andriy Goncharuk, Olha Matviiets
The problem of increasing the competitiveness and development of the Ukrainian economy has been updated. It has been argued that this problem can be addressed in the context of institutional change - by eliminating the discrepancy between formal and informal components of the institutional environment....

Investigation of influence factors on agricultural enterprises' technological processes management

Larysa Batiuk, Nataliia Birchenko, Olena Lutsenko, Liudmyla Polyvana
The state of activity of agro-industrial complex enterprises (AIC) in the context of its components is investigated, on the basis of the analysis of dynamics of changes in the main indicators of agricultural production, the problematic aspects of innovative activity of Ukraine in the agricultural market...

Recurrence entropy and financial crashes

Vladimir Soloviev, Olexandr Serdiuk, Serhiy Semerikov, Oksana Kohut-Ferens
Entropy is one of the most frequently and effectively used measure of the complexity of systems of various nature. And if the Shannon's canonical entropy is more a measure of the randomness of the system, then the approximate, sample, permutation and other new type entropy that have appeared recently,...

Monitoring of international labor migration in the context of the world economy labor resources providing problems

Svitlana Kalinina, Lilya Mykhailyshyn, Yurii Korovchuk, Olga Kushnarenko
The article identifies migration as the leading process of labor-intensive provision of the world economy in the current environment. Dynamic and structural indicators of world migration processes are analyzed and generalizations are made on the regularities of their development. The peculiarities of...

Innovative project management: theoretical and practical aspects

Hanna Matukova, Natalia Bahashova, Liliya Korchevska
The article analyzes various approaches to defining an innovative project and reflects peculiarities of its management relating to its life cycle stages. Components of an innovative project are determined. Advantages of the outstaffing system and reasons for its slow development in Ukraine are under...

Use of Biosimilar Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor for Mobilization in Autologous and Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Dwight D. Eplin, Anna D. Jackson, Austin M. Smith, Brent Salvig, Wichai Chinratanalab, Bipin N. Savani
The biologic medication filgrastim is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to mobilize hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) for collection by leukapheresis for autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT). The FDA-approved biologic tbo-filgrastim is currently used off-label for...

What Constitutes Health Care Seeking Pathway of TB Patients: A Qualitative Study in Rural Bangladesh

Tanvir Shatil, Nusrat Khan, Fakir Md. Yunus, Anita Sharif Chowdhury, Saifur Reza, Shayla Islam, Akramul Islam, Mahfuzar Rahman
Given the targeted 4–5% annual reduction of tuberculosis (TB) cure cases to reach the “End TB Strategy” by 2020 milestone globally set by WHO, exploration of TB health seeking behavior is warranted for insightful understanding. This qualitative study aims to provide an account of the social, cultural,...

Population-based Study of 24 Autoimmune Diseases Carried Out in a Brazilian Microregion

Dilceu Silveira Tolentino, Carla Meireles de Oliveira, Eliseu Miranda de Assis
In Brazil, epidemiological data on autoimmune diseases are scarce due to the lack of a specific policy of attention to this group of diseases. This study aimed to estimate the general and relative prevalence of the diseases presented, as well as to know the sociodemographic profile of the identified...

Rigorous Analysis of Multi-Factorial Evolutionary Algorithm as Multi-Population Evolution Model

Na Wang, Qingzheng Xu, Rong Fei, Jungang Yang, Lei Wang
Multi-task optimization algorithm is an emergent paradigm which solves multiple self-contained tasks simultaneously. It is thought that multi-factorial evolutionary algorithm (MFEA) can be seen as a novel multi-population algorithm, wherein each population is represented independently and evolved for...

Adaptive Fuzzy Mediation for Multimodal Control of Mobile Robots in Navigation-Based Tasks

Josip Musić, Stanko Kružić, Ivo Stančić, Vladan Papić
The paper proposes and analyses performance of a fuzzy-based mediator with showcase examples in robot navigation. The mediator receives outputs from two controllers and uses estimated collision probability for adapting the signal proportions in the final output. The approach was implemented and tested...

Influence of population ageing on macroeconomic productivity

Martina Šimková, Jaroslav Sixta
Labour force of all European countries is ageing and this natural demographic process has its own consequences on economic output and productivity. This issue has been widely discussed in Western countries for several years, but a deep economic and social discussion is still absent in the Czech Republic....

Effects of structural changes in intermediate use on employment using the input-output analysis and the index theory

Karel Šafr, Kristýna Vltavská, Jakub Fischer
The aim of this paper is to investigate the effect of structural changes in intermediate use on employment in the Czech economy. We combine the input-output analysis with the index theory. For the analysis, we use input-output and employment data for the period between the years 2005 and 2015. We focus...

How to value equity in national accounts?

Jana Kramulová, Jakub Vincenc, Helena Houžvičková
The objective of national accounts is to present a model of the real economy in the most accurate way. It means that not only officially recorded data from business accounting are included, but also model computations are used (e.g. in estimating the size of the shadow economy or correcting a phenomenon...

Development of regional price levels in the Czech Republic

Petr Musil, Jana Kramulová
Regional price levels attract attention of researchers as well as of general public due to the fact that regional price differences influence the interpretation of regional indicators. The current international approach reflects just price differences among countries, and regional disparities are excluded...

Is one time-series in the business tendency survey able to predict another one? Granger causality between time series

Veronika Ptáčková, Lubomír Štěpánek, Vít Hanzal
A Business Tendency Survey (BTS) is one of popular instruments used for providing rough forecasts of future conditions of the national economy. Economists, journalists and analysts are not the only ones interested in the future development of the economy; ordinary citizens are also attentive to such...

Maintaining the well-being of ageing population in the Czech Republic

Kateřina Gawthorpe, Karel Šafr
This study analyses the problem of ageing which is currently one of the biggest concerns for central authorities in the Czech Republic. The rapidly changing demographic structure has affected the fiscal policy framework. The focus here is on the economic impact of the ageing phenomenon with respect to...

Multivariate methods for survey evaluation: A case study of Big Data and the New Digital Divide

Jana Cibulková, Richard Novák, Zdeněk Šulc
The paper evaluates the results of a survey regarding challenges connected to the Big Data phenomenon and the New Digital Divide. Following the authors’ previous research, these challenges consist of issues such as business advantage, privacy intrusion, or big brother effect. Perception of these challenges...

Modelling student dropout using statistical and data mining methods

Petr Berka, Luboš Marek, Michal Vrabec
Not completing the study by a large portion of students is a serious problem at universities worldwide. Regardless of the country, numbers are very similar: about one-half of students who enrolled for the bachelor study leave university before obtaining the degree. To deal with this problem, we create...

Effect of ordinal variable transformations on hierarchical clustering results: A case study on the Big Data phenomenon

Hana Řezanková, Richard Novák
The aim of the paper is to show some possible transformations of ordinal variables in cluster analysis and discuss their effect on hierarchical clustering results. Although several papers comparing different approaches to clustering objects characterized by ordinal variables have been published, the...

Corporate website evaluation using partial least squares path modelling

Pavol Kráľ, Peter Laco
Almost all businesses and organizations use the World Wide Web in the form of corporate websites. In today’s highly innovative and competitive environment, the level of corporate internet presentations is one of the key success factors. Approaches to corporate website evaluation are very variable. To...

On dynamics in a four-dimensional model of a small open economy

Mária Grausová, Miroslav Hužvár, Rudolf Zimka
In the paper, a four-dimensional nonlinear macroeconomic model of a small open economy describing the development of net real national income, real physical capital stock, nominal interest rate and nominal money stock is analysed. The functions of investment, savings, real income tax, liquidity preference...

Differences in relative prospective age determined by cohort and period life tables

Tomáš Fiala, Jitka Langhamrová
Increasing the pension age above the usual threshold of 65 years is very often recommended to ensure financial sustainability of old-age pension systems, especially of those based on the PAYG principle. At the same time, a closer and clearer relation between the pension age threshold and the level of...

Time series analysis of the poverty rate for low-educated people in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland over the period 2005 – 2017

Dagmar Blatná
The at-risk-of-poverty rate indicates the proportion of people with disposable income under the poverty threshold. The aim of the present study is to examine the development of the poverty rate indicator in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland over the period 2005 – 2017 in the group of people with...

Assessment of socio-economic development of selected European countries with the use of a modified HDI

Marek Biernacki, Wojciech Guzek
The aim of the paper is to analyse the socio-economic development of selected European countries represented by various social policies, and to verify the hypothesis of different speeds of development within the groups into which these countries divide. The following groups are considered in the analysis:...

Adding unpaid work value to income inequality measures in Slovakia

Anna Vallušová, Žaneta Lacová
Income inequality represents one of the central issues that are widely discussed by present-day economists. In Slovakia, significant income inequality linked to disparities between regions persists. The central aim of our paper is to offer an alternative insight into the issue of income inequality measurement...

Unpaid work performed by younger members of household up to 26 years in Slovakia

Mariana Považanová, Ján Kollár, Marián Kika, Gabriela Nedelová
The paper deals with unpaid work in Slovak households whilst focusing upon unpaid work performed by younger members of the household. Studies of unpaid work of people up to 26 years are still not well documented in literature. The aim of this paper is twofold: First, it seeks to answer the question whether...

Distribution of the wealth of the richest persons in the world

Adam Čabla, Filip Habarta
The aim of this paper is to examine the probability distribution of wealth of the richest persons in the world based on estimates from the CEOWORLD magazine’s rich list for March 2019. Since one can safely assume that there are a tiny number of people out of the whole world’s population in this list,...

Efficiency of Slovak municipalities’ expenditure on services for senior citizens

Alena Kaščáková, Zuzana Rigová, Katarína Sýkorová
Efficiency in using resources to achieve desired results at the lowest possible cost is not important only for profit-making subjects, but also for non-profit subjects. Economic efficiency of public administration is a permanent topic in Slovakia. Local self-government, represented by municipalities,...

Origin of the state statistical service in Czecho-Slovakia

Prokop Závodský, Ondřej Šimpach
This paper is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of establishing the State Statistical Office (an ancestor of today’s Czech and Slovak statistical offices) in 1919. The paper first describes troubles with organization of the statistical service in Austria-Hungary where the Austrian and Hungarian parts...

Predictors of Quality of Life in Transfusion-dependent Thalassemia Patients Based on the PRECEDE Model: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Mina Maheri, Alireza Rohban, Roya Sadeghi, Hamid Joveini
This study aimed to determine the predictors of Quality of Life (QoL) in Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia (TDT) patients based on the constructs of the Predisposing, Reinforcing and Enabling Constructs in Educational Diagnosis and Evaluation (PRECEDE) model. This cross-sectional analytical study was...