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Ukrainian Economy in 2020 and Beyond

Presenter(s): Tymofiy Mylovanov, Daryna Marchak, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, and Ilona Sologoub

December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Ukrainian Institute of America, in collaboration with the Shevchenko Scientific Society, Coordinating Committee to Aid Ukraine, Kyiv School of Economics and VoxUkraine, is delighted to invite you to a panel discussion of Ukraine’s economy in the age of the pandemic.


Speakers’ bios:

Yuriy Gorodnichenko is a Quantedge Presidential professor at the Department of Economics, University of California – Berkeley. He received his B.A. and MA at EERC/Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. A significant part of his research has been about monetary policy (effects, optimal design, inflation targeting), fiscal policy (countercyclical policy, government spending multipliers), taxation (tax evasion, inequality), economic growth (long-run determinants, globalization, innovation, financial frictions), and business cycles.  Yuriy serves on many editorial boards, including Journal of Monetary Economics and VoxUkraine. Yuriy is a prolific researcher. His work was published in leading economics journals and was cited in policy discussions and media.  Yuriy has received numerous awards for his research. 

Tymofiy Mylovanov is KSE president and the Minister of Economic Development of Ukraine in 2019-2020. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2004 and has taught at the University of Bonn, Penn State University, the University of Pennsylvania. Tymofiy is an Associate Professor of the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include game theory, contract theory, and institutional design. Tymofiy Mylovanov is a co-founder of VoxUkraine.

Daryna Marchak is a head the KSE Centre for Analysis of Public Finance and Public Governance and an operational director of Prozorro.Sales. Previously Daryna worked for the World Bank, the Reanimation Package of Reform, and was an advisor to the Minister of Cabinet. In 2014-2015 Daryna worked in the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine.

Ilona Sologoub is a CEO of VoxUkraine NGO since 2019. Previously she was a Director for Policy Research at the Kyiv School of Economics. Ilona has experience in preparing analytics on various topics related to economic and social developments.

We will discuss lessons of the economic policies worldwide to counter the pandemic, policy choices made by Ukraine, their outcomes and prospects for the future.  

We will be presenting this event virtually, using Zoom. 


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December 3, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm