Ilona Dumanska – Research & CV

Digital Transformation of the Economy and Development of IT Entrepreneurship in Today’s Challenges and Priorities of the Post-War Reconstruction of Ukraine

Research Area 1. Displacements, “Dépaysements” and Discrepancies

Contact: dumanskai[@]

Scientist, researcher, professor of the Department of International Economic Relations, Faculty of International Relations and Law, Khmelnytskyi National University (Ukraine). She graduated in Business Economics (MA, 2009) and Law (MA, 2013). In 2013, she received the degree of PhD in Economics, in 2020 – the degree of Doctor of Economic Sciences. From 2009 to the present, she held the positions of Senior Lecturer, then Associate Professor and Professor at Khmelnytskyi National University. 

 In 2022, she received a scholarship of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for young scientists, earlier in 2018 she was the winner of the competition of the Khmelnytskyi Regional Council (1st place – young scientists). She is a member of CA21133 Globalization, Illicit Trade, Sustainability and Security (GLITSS) within the COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology. She reviewed articles for the scientific journals WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development” (Greece) and Economics and Organization of Logistics (Poland). She is a member of the Editorial board of the scientific journals “Innovation and Sustainability” and “Transformation Economy” in Ukraine. 

From the beginning, her scientific research covered such areas as: innovation and investment activities of enterprises, financial support of business structures, international trade and logistics. Today, her key area of research is the digitalization of entrepreneurial activity, combating illegal trade and virtual education for sustainable development. 

 The project, which is planned to be carried out with CEFRES, will be related to the formation of the theoretical and methodological foundations of the digitalization of the economy and the development of IT entrepreneurship in order to determine the quantitative and qualitative development priorities in the conditions of the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine. She is the author and co-author of more than 320 scientific works.​ 



  • 2013: MA (Law), Khmelnytskyi University of Management and Law, Ukraine. 
  • 2009: MA (Business Economics), University of Economics and Entrepreneurship, Ukraine (Diploma with Honors). 
  • 2008: BA (Finance), Khmelnytskyi Institute of the Interregional Academy of Personnel Management, Ukraine (Diploma with Honors). 

 Research ranks 

  • 2021: Academic rank of Professor at the Department of International Economic Relations. 
  • 2020: Scientific degree of Doctor of Sciences in Economics. 
  • 2014: Academic rank of Associate Professor at the Department of International Economic Relations. 
  • 2013: Scientific degree of PhD in Economics. 

 Latest projects and scholarships 

  • COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology. Action CA21133 Globalization, Illicit Trade, Sustainability and Security (GLITSS), 2023: organizer and executor of the virtual mobility project for young people “Understanding Illicit Trade: A Youth Perspective. Formation of a culture of legality”. 
  • NAWA, the Spinaker project, University in Lodz, Poland, 2023: invited lecturer at the 19th EkSoc International Summer School 2023 “Environmental aspects of global social and economic development”. 
  • Erasmus+. Staff mobility for teaching, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, 2022: guest lecturer, participation in workshops. 
  • NAWA, PROM project, John Paul II Catholic University, Poland, 2022: guest lecturer, collection of scientific materials, participation in workshops. 

Selected publications 

  • Ilona Dumanska, Vasylkivskyi Dmytro, Zhurba Igor, Mudra Yaroslava, Shelest Ievgeniia, Bazaliyska Natalia. Virtualization of International Trade under the Conditions of Digital Economy, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 101 (1), pp. 194-205, 2023.   
  • Ilona Dumanska, Pavlova Olga, and El Bouhissi Houda. Information Technology for Logistics Infrastructure Based on Digital Visualization and WEB-Cartography Under the Conditions of Military Conflicts. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 3373, pp. 99-116, 2023. 
  • Ilona Dumanska, Dmytro Vasylkivskyi, Lesia Hrytsyna, Oleg Khmelevskyi and Olena Kharun. The Impact of Blockchain Technology on the Scenario Development of a Logistics Enterprise. IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 22 (11), pp. 692-700, 2022. 
  • Ilona Dumanska. Quality Assessment of Business Strategy in International Trade: Indicators and Parameters. Baltic Journal of Economic Studies, 7 (2), pp. 57-64, 2021. 
  • Ilona Dumanska, Lesya Hrytsyna, Olena Kharun, Olha Matviiets. E-commerce and M-commerce as Global Trends of International Trade Caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic, WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development, 17, pp. 386-397, 2021 
  • Ilona Dumanska. Methodology of Foresight-analysis in Forecasting the Development of International Trade. Baltic Journal of Economic Studies, 2021, 7 (3), pp. 109-117, 2021. 
  • Ilona Dumanska, Dmytro Vasylkivskyi, Igor Zhurba, Olha Matviiets, Yana Pukhalska, Andriy Goncharuk. Dronology and 3d Printing as a Catalyst for International Trade in Industry 4.0. WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development. 17, pp. 740–757, 2021. 
  • Dumanska I. Digitalization of administrative services for Ukrainian businesses based on the implementation of the experience of European countries and USA. Pandemic Economic Crisis: Changes and New Challenges to Society: scientific monograph / edited by M. Bezpartochnyi, VUZF University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship,  Sofia : VUZF Publishing House “St. Grigorii Bogoslov”, 2020. 313 p. (chapter: pp. 208-217).

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