Efficiency of government educational policy: impact of migration

Denis Pudryk, Oleksii Kwilinski, Tetjana Vasylyna


Introduction. According to the document "Transforming our world: Agenda for sustainable development until 2030" adopted at the UN Summit on Sustainable Development, Ukraine has committed to 169 tasks under 17 goals by 2030. One of the goals of sustainable development is to provide equal experience in quality education, including lifelong learning.

The aim of the study is determining the impact of migration processes on the level of higher education coverage in Ukraine.

Research methods. To achieve the paper’s aim, the authors applied the following methods and tools: to assess stationarity - tests of Dickie Fuller (information criterion Akaike) and Phillips Perron (criterion Bartlett Kernel), to assess the integration of data - Johansen test, to identify factors influencing the study on the result - ECM-modeling.

Results. The obtained results give grounds to conclude that a 5% level of statistical significance of the growth of public spending on education, GDP per capita and remittances from abroad lead to an increase in the level of higher education in Ukraine. Thus, the hypothesis of a statistically significant impact of migration processes and education expenditures on the level of higher education coverage is confirmed. In this case, the authors highlight that Ukrainian government should develop adjusting policies to improve the effectiveness of public policy on migration management and increase the share of education spending in the country. However, it should be noted that the population growth rate negatively affects the level of higher education coverage.

Perspectives. Further research is needed to determine the strength of the impact of average wages, unemployment, environmental conditions, social progress and others factors on migration processes as determinants of improving the education in the country and achieving sustainable development goals.


vocational education; higher education; costs; migration; sustainable development

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.35774/econa2021.01.289

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