Problems and Prospects of Human Capital Development in Post-Industrial Society


  • Alona Tiurina National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
  • Vitalii Nahornyi National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
  • Olha Ruban National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
  • Mykola Tymoshenko National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
  • Vitalii Vedenieiev Donetsk State University of Internal Affairs
  • Nataliia Terentieva National Pedagogical Dragomanov University



Concept of human capital, informatization, knowledge, human capital index, investment in people, components of human capital


In a post-industrial society, the analysis of human abilities to work, their formation, reproduction and effective functioning is becoming increasingly important for achieving social and economic well-being. In the realities of globalization and total informatization, the figure of a person with his knowledge, creative and intellectual abilities comes to the fore. There is a reorientation of economics from the use of labor resources to the problems of creating a qualitatively new workforce, which takes the form of human capital.

The concept of human capital testifies not only to the crucial role of man in the socio-economic system of post-industrial society, but also the need to invest in man, his education, training, health and livelihood, which are now priorities not only for individuals but also various government projects and programs. The state of human capital development is measured using the human capital index, which is calculated for each country separately.

 In contrast to other studies, the article focuses on the development and importance of human capital in the realities of post-industrial society. Namely, the concept of human capital in the realities of post-industrial society is considered, the state of human capital development in modern conditions is analyzed, the influence and challenges of post-industrial society on human capital development are studied and the method of comparative analysis is applied.


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How to Cite

Tiurina, A., Nahornyi, V., Ruban, O., Tymoshenko, M., Vedenieiev, V., & Terentieva, N. (2022). Problems and Prospects of Human Capital Development in Post-Industrial Society. Postmodern Openings, 13(3), 412-424.



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