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Demography
Manual on Demographic Forecasting
It will be useful not only for NAPA students but also for everyone who will develop various analytical, program and forecast documents on demographics.
Demographic Forecast for Kryvyi Rih
The report analyzes the current demographic situation in Kryvyi Rih and presents a long-term demographic forecast until 2030. The forecast includes number of population and age-sex structure outlook. 
Demographic Forecast for Nikopol
In this forecast, average life expectancy in Nikopol increases from 73,1 years in 2010 to 75,2 years in 2030 for females and from 62,6 to 65,0 years for males. Therefore gap in average life expectancy between males and females is expected to shrink. 
Demographic Forecast for Dnipropetrovsk
The young working age population aged 16-30 will decrease by 46 per cent between 2011 and 2030. Shrinkage and ageing of labour force will influence the economic situation in the city.
Demographic forecast for Drohobych
Despite longer life expectancy, higher fertility and improved net migration, the total number of population will decrease and the population will continue to age. 
Demographic Forecast for Lviv
In this forecast, average life expectancy in Lviv increases from 79.5 years in 2010 to 85.0 years in 2030 for females and from 71,3 to 77,8 years for males. Therefore gap in average life expectancy between males and females is expected to shrink. The total fertility rate of the average female will increase over the forecast time period from 1,22 in 2010 to 1,60 in 2030. 
Demographic Forecast for Chervonohrad
Despite longer life expectancy and higher fertility, the total number of population will decrease and the population will continue to age. The number of population will decrease from 82 542 people in 2011 by 5,3 per cent and will number 78 148 thousand people in 2030.
Demographic Forecast for Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Declining population is a result of the effects of low fertility rates in the 1990s and early 2000s which will be realized over the next 20 years when these populations enter the workforce and begin to have children. 

Demographic Forecast for Lviv Oblast
In this forecast, average life expectancy in Lviv oblast increases from 77,2 years in 2010 to 80,2 years in 2030 for females and from 67,2 to 70,0 years for males.
Demographic Forecast Guide. Oblast model.

This guide starts by briefly summarizing some demographic theory, then it turns to the process of how the demographic model is used. 

Demographic Forecast Guide. City Model.

This guide starts by briefly summarizing some demographic theory, then it turns to the process of how the demographic model is used. 

Economy
Economic Forecast for Chervonohrad up to 2017
The experts believe that in a medium-term perspective Chervonohrad should focus on developing business on markets which develop faster than those in the Eurozone countries. The focus should be made on Southeast Asia, China and Latin America.
Economic Forecast for Nikopol up to 2017
The city has a good outlook for economic growth in a short-term perspective due to planned gradual production rebound at Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant. However, the medium-term outlook for economic growth is just relatively optimistic as employment will grow slowly and real wage income will increase by nearly 2 per cent.
Economic Forecast for Dnipropetrovsk Oblast up to 2017
Short-term outlook for economic growth in the oblast is moderate while medium-term outlook is relatively optimistic. Average annual growth in the oblast’s real output is expected to be 2.9 per cent between 2014 and 2017.
Economic forecast for Lviv Oblast up to 2017
According to the forecast, real output in Lviv Oblast between 2014 and 2017 will grow by 2 per cent annually. Despite a long-awaited rebound which is expected to start in 2014, local economic development experts in Lviv Oblast should not increase expenditure in local budgets based on the pre-recession trend towards revenue growth.
Economic forecast for Lviv up to 2017
However, given the city’s comparative advantage in providing post-secondary education, LED planning should attempt to increase the export of post-secondary education services to other regions of Ukraine.
Manual on economic forecasting
It is the second publication in the series of manuals on forecasting local development. The first manual discussed aspects of the model approach to demographic forecasting.
Economic Forecast for Kryvyi Rih up to 2017
Results of the economic forecast up to 2017 for Kryvyi Rih developed within EBED Project show that the city has a positive medium-term outlook for economic growth.
Economic Forecast for Dnipropetrovsk up to 2017
The experts advise that self-government bodies and businesses in Dnipropetrovsk should develop food and textile industries and other sectors which are not related to steel making or transportation equipment manufacturing. This will enable diversification of manufacturing sector.
Economic Forecast for Drohobych up to 2017
Drohobych has a significant but almost unused tourism potential. Therefore the experts advise to design a tourism development program which would include restoration and improvement of the historic downtown, heritage sites, parks and other recreation zones etc.
Manual on update of economic forecasting model
This manual focuses on the theory behind developing economic forecasts at the city or oblast level in Ukraine as well as developing the economic database that would support the economic forecasting model.
Methodological Guidelines on economic forecasting, NAPA
contain the description of the goal and objectives of Economic Forecasting training module, the outline and recommendations concerning practical sessions and seminars, independent work and performance of the individual practical task.
Finance
Methodological guidelines on fiscal forecasting, NAPA
contain the description of the goal and objectives of the Fiscal Forecasting training module, the outline and recommendations concerning practical sessions and seminars, independent work and performance of the individual practical task.
Manual on fiscal forecasting
This is the third manual in the series of training materials for demographic, economic and fiscal forecasting as well as benchmarking prepared within EBED Project.
User manual for the fiscal forecasting model

The fiscal forecasting model has been created in order to provide cities and oblasts with tools for comprehensive understanding of future economic and demographic changes while planning their budgets.

Benchmarking
Benchmarking of Municipal Economy: Sporadic Successes against the Background of the General Crisis
EBED in cooperation with the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Municipal Economy of Ukraine has finalized its two-year benchmarking study of municipal economy performance in Ukrainian cities.
Manual on benchmarking
The manual offers theoretical background developed by benchmarking experts as well as a number of theoretical principles and practical tools which can be used for planning local development and training local self-government and public officials working in this domain.
Methodological Guidelines on benchmarking, NAPA
contain the description of the goal and objectives of the Benchmarking training module, the outline and recommendations concerning practical sessions and seminars, independent work and performance of the individual practical task.
Competitiveness Benchmarking Report for Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast is competitive in some domains but in several other domains there are opportunities for improvement
Competitiveness Benchmarking Report for Lviv Oblast

The experts have selected three Ukrainian oblasts (Luhansk, Odessa and Volynska oblasts) and three foreign regions (the Federal State of Brandenburg (Germany), Województwo dolnośląskie (Poland) and Nizhegorodskaya oblast (Russia) for comparison.

Competitiveness Benchmarking Report for Chervonohrad
With this we start a series of publications devoted to the competitiveness comparison results of EBED partner cities and oblasts against their domestic and foreign peers obtained with the help of benchmarking.
Competitiveness Benchmarking Report for Drohobych
The EBED Project experts continue comparing competitiveness of Ukrainian cities to that of domestic and international peers using the benchmarking tool. Drohobych was the second compared city after Chervonohrad.
Other
Nikopol City Profile
Nikopol City Profile presents a general overview of demographics, finances, economics and other quality-of-life factors. Data were collected from numerous sources and analyzed by Canadian experts and Ukrainian consultants to create complete and comprehensive document.
Kryvyi Rih City Profile
Kryvyi Rih City Profile presents a general overview of demographics, finances, economics and other quality-of-life factors. Data were collected from numerous sources and analyzed by Canadian experts and Ukrainian consultants to create complete and comprehensive document.
Drohobych City Profile
Drohobych City Profile presents a general overview of demographics, finances, economics and other quality-of-life factors. Data were collected from numerous sources and analyzed by Canadian experts and Ukrainian consultants to create complete and comprehensive document.
Dnipropetrovsk City Profile
Dnipropetrovsk City Profile presents a general overview of demographics, finances, economics and other quality-of-life factors. Data were collected from numerous sources and analyzed by Canadian experts and Ukrainian consultants to create complete and comprehensive document.
Chervonohrad City Profile

Chervonohrad City Profile presents a general overview of demographics, finances, economics and other quality-of-life factors. Data were collected from numerous sources and analyzed by Canadian experts and Ukrainian consultants to create complete and comprehensive document.

Lviv City Profile
Lviv City Profile presents a general overview of demographics, finances, economics.
SEA Methodological Guidelines, NAPA
The publication contains the description of the goal and objectives of the Strategic Environmental Assessment module, the outline, and recommendations for hands-on training sessions, seminars, independent work and the individual practical task.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Manual
The EBED Project experts along with the National Academy of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine (NAPA), have developed the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Manual.