Mykhaylo Kunychka
Leonid Raneta

This paper is the part of research project for young researchers no. I-18-104-00 “Environmental issues and development in transitive economies with high water intensity”
University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovakia

2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2018 – Graz, Austria, November 8, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-13-4


Water intensive production is a big challenge for economic and environmental problems in post-soviet transitive economies. Intensity of water consumption differs among the geographical regions of targeted region. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the regional inequalities of water consumption in Ukraine as one of post-soviet republic. To examine water resources issues in targeted country, basic mathematical and statistical tools are applied. In order to examine the sustainability of water consumption by social and environmental factors, we take into account all the administrative units of the country under review and conduct a comparative analysis.

Key words

water resources, water stress indices, transitive economy, Ukraine


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