Economic essence and content of the "human capital" category

Ludmyla Pronko


Introduction. Modern trends in the socio-economic development of rural areas bring to the fore the conceptual search for reserves of their sustainable functioning and the growth of the problem of the formation of human capital with new qualitative properties and characteristics, as well as raise the issue of its effective use aimed at revealing the endogenous potential of rural areas. In the domestic practice of managing the functioning of rural territories, the laws of their differentiation according to the level of promotion of organizational and infrastructural conditions for the expanded reproduction of human capital, which, in turn, determines the level of socio-economic well-being of the rural settlement network, are increasingly clearly visible.

Goal. The purpose of the study is to develop an author's approach to the formation of theoretical foundations for the development of human capital in rural areas.

Method (methodology). The theoretical and methodological basis of the conducted research is general scientific methods (dialectical, structural and functional) of knowledge of the phenomena and processes under investigation, as well as special methods were used.

The results. On the basis of the conducted research, it was established that the human capital of rural areas is the cumulative result of this process, the fact that at the present stage its characteristic feature is initiative and independence and has both a positive and negative impact on the socio-economic sphere of rural areas, that is, they are in an interdependent position


human capital; country territories; human labor; socio-economic development; strategy

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