Journal article Open Access
The subject of the study is the social sector of the economy; entrepreneurship and investment activity; real sector of the economy; foreign economic activity and financial resources of Kyiv region.
The purpose of this paper is to study theoretical foundations and to conduct an analysis of socio-economic development of Kyiv region.
Research methods. The author applies the methods of abstraction, analysis and synthesis, systematization and generalization to clarify the conceptual apparatus, to determine the content of the evaluation process, to substantiate the criteria and the system of indicators, the classification of directions and methods of evaluation.
Methodology of scientific research. The present study is based on the main principles of economic theory in the field of regional economy, statistical data of official authorities, Strategy for the development of small and medium enterprises of Kiev region by 2020, Program of socio-economic and cultural development of Kyiv region in 2018, the works of domestic and foreign researchers and experts in this area.
Results of the study are the theoretical justifying and analysis of the socio-economic development of the region (Kyiv region).
Practical implications. The results of the present study can be used in the study of the issues of the placement of productive forces and the regional economy.
Conclusions. It should be noted that the priority tasks of development of Kyiv region in future must be the development of the socially oriented market economy, the transition to an innovative way of development on the basis of rational use of intellectual potential and attraction of investment resources, increase of efficiency of traditional economy, development of energy, transport, telecommunication, social infrastructure networks, strengthening the integration of the internal market. The region’s desire to «self-sufficiency» is perceptibly traced, but this aim is achieved through increased competition between regions, and therefore there is a need to develop tools to restore the multiplier effect of cooperation and cooperation within the country. The implementation of
these areas will contribute to the social upsurge of Kiev region and increase its competitiveness as a special subject of economic activity.