Ukrainian Center for Social Reforms is a non-governmental non-profit organization. The personnel are formed by researchers, who have been working together since 1992 and have realized 76 scientific projects, including 35 projects supported by international organizations.

The activities of the Center focus of efforts of scholars and experts in social policy and social protection, including reforming of social security system, pension system, privileges system, social assistance system. Scientific recommendations of the Center, provided to the governmental bodies (Administration of the President of Ukraine, Government of Ukraine, Ministry of Finances, Ministry of Social Policy, Ministry of Youth and Sports, State Statistics Service of Ukraine), are based on the complex investigations of living standards of the population, labour market development, regional human development and demographic situation, as well as on analysis of the state social policy and search of ways of its improvement.

Our fields of activity

The scientific outputs of the UCSR include complex long-term demographic projections, projections of economically active populations, estimation of the demo-economic potential of the Ukraine, researches of labour migration, including non-registered one, the first Ukrainian investigation of poverty, development of methodical approaches to social stratification of the population, investigation of inequality and incomes distributions, estimation of efficiency of privileges and social benefits, modeling of the state support of the poor population with purpose of raising of efficiency of social security system, complex analysis of self-employment in the Ukraine

The main methodical innovations include: methods of poverty estimation, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, methods of the regional human development estimation, approved by the joint session of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and State Statistics Service of Ukraine, methods of integral estimation of unemployment; model of the mandatory pension system

The personnel  UCSR have participated in preparation of 4 thematic reports within the Annual Messages of the President of Ukraine to the Parliament of Ukraine, in development of the Program of Poverty Overcoming in Ukraine, of the Law of Ukraine on Social Standards, in preparation of the National Reports on Human Development, on position of families, women, children and youth in Ukraine. During 1992-2013, the results of scientific investigations have been presented in over 150 publications and at over 90 scientific conferences and seminars.

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