REGIONS OF UKRAINE IN THE CONDITIONS OF THE ECONOMICS OF KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT
The article is devoted to the research of regional development in the conditions of knowledge economy formation. The emphasis is on the interconnection of human and information capital; the place and the role of intelligence in the modern world are determined. The analysis of changes in the knowledge economy indexes in Ukraine was carried out. Strategic actions are proposed to create favorable conditions for the formation of knowledge economy in local regions. It has been determined that in new economy the dominant role belongs to knowledge, which becomes an indicator of economic growth, which is especially relevant for Ukraine in conditions of economic and political instability. It is determined that the arrival of the new economy on the world arena is dictated by the time and new trends in the global space. It was determined that knowledge economy was the result of growth of the primary role of knowledge for economic growth of different countries, which is especially important for Ukraine in the conditions of economic and political instability. Indicators of measuring the knowledge economy have shown a significant gap in regional development regarding the possibilities of developing a knowledge economy. Taking into account the ambiguity and unevenness of the economic development of the regions of Ukraine, an important place is allocated to the indicators of measuring the economy based on knowledge and its analysis.