Current status of financial support social protection in Ukraine Cover Image

Фінансове забезпечення соціального захисту населення в Україні
Current status of financial support social protection in Ukraine

Author(s): Liudmyla Kozarezenko, Larisa Lopatinskaya
Subject(s): Social development, Public Finances, Fiscal Politics / Budgeting, Human Resources in Economy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Університет Григорія Сковороди в Переяславі
Keywords: social; fiscal spending; social assistance; social standards; benefits; social contribution; the financing of social spending

Summary/Abstract: The subject of this work is the current system of social protection in Ukraine and its financial support.The aim is to identify existing problems concerning financial support for social protection in Ukraine, and proposals for qualitativechanges in the management of public funds and optimizing their use.Methodology of work. Used tools wide standard methods of scientific research: the method of statistical analysis, comparative analysis,systems analysis, logic synthesis. This work on the study of modern scientific views on the system of financial support for social protection.The results. Reveals the current state of financial provision of social protection in Ukraine and found its shortcomings. The role ofthe State and local budgets to fund social protection system. The basic types of Consolidated, State and local budgets and theirdynamics. Shows some key principles and requirements to consider when forming expenditures. Outlined the reform of financialprovision of social protection.Areas of application of the results: Organization and conduct research in the field of social protection, forming the main directionsof state social policy for financial support.Conclusions: The current state of financial provision of social protection in Ukraine is characterized by a number of problems,particularly at the local level. Better financial support for social security is impossible without strengthening the financial base andincreasing financial independence of local budgets. The crisis of public finance, negative demographic, economic situation in Ukrainerequires a gradual change in the approach to organizational principles in social funding. However, the optimization of public spendingon social protection should not adversely affect the poor, their welfare and access to social benefits and services. Today there is anurgent need to radically change the situation in the country, show the social sector to a new, qualitatively perfect level of operation.

  • Issue Year: 1/2015
  • Issue No: 26
  • Page Range: 183-190
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Ukrainian