Major 08.10.01 – productive force location and regional economy. – The Institute for Regional Studies of the National Science Academy of Ukraine. – Lviv. 2003.
The thesis highlights theoretical and methodological approaches to development and assessment of the investment policy in Ukraine at the regional level. Definition of a regional investment policy is given. Analysis of the investment policy trends in Ukraine is carried out. Author suggests methodology of the regional investment policy assessment as an comparative analysis of integral score of investment attractiveness of a region and composite index of a regional economy growth. On the basis of 2000-2002 data rating assessment of the Ukrainian regions is carried out. In order to determine the efficiency of the Ukrainian special economic zones the thesis proposes system of criteria, developed from the government point of view. Policy paper both for central and local authorities in the investment field is developed with a special attention paid to the informational component.
Key words: investment, investment policy, regional policy, rating, efficiency criteria, competitiveness advantage of a region.