The Ukrainian Economy from Peace to War

Half Day Symposium 13-3-23; 1345-1730 ; Trinity Business School (online) - registration free but required

Time Speaker and twitter handle Talk topic
1345-1400 Roman Matkovskyy @matkovskyy Introduction, overview and schedule
1400-1445 Ilona Sologub @IlonaSologoub Reforming the Ukrainian Economy from 2014 to present day
1445-1530 Roman Sheremeta @rshereme Behavioral aspects of the war, conflict resolution, and their context within the economy
1530-1615 Andrei Kirilenko @AKirilenko_True Adapting the Ukrainian Financial System to wartime conditions
1615-1700 Yuriy Gorodnichenko @YGorodnichenko The Macroeconomic effects of the war and related policies
  • Roman is Professor of Finance at the Rennes Graduate School of Business
  • Ilona is VoxUkraine’s Scientific Editor. She edits and writes research and policy publications. From 2019-2021 she was the CEO of VoxUkraine, a Ukrainian economic think tank. She has also been a researcher, lecturer in econometrics and latterly Policy Research Director at the Kyiv School of Economics. Before joining KSE Ilona worked in the banking sector performing market and operational risk analysis.
  • Roman Shermeta  is the Founding Rector of American University Kyiv, a Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University, Co-Chair of Ukrainian American House (an organization that worked for many years to advance cooperation between the US and Ukraine) and a fellow of Global Labor Organization and Economic Science
  • Andrei is Professor of Finance, Director of the Doctoral Program and Founding Director of the Cambridge Centre for Finance, Technology & Regulation (CCFTR), Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge Judge Business School in 2019, he was the Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology at the Imperial College Business School. Before joining Imperial in 2015, he was a Professor of Practice of Finance at MIT Sloan and Co-Director of the MIT Center for Finance and Policy.  He also served (2010-2012) as Chief Economist of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and has earlier spent twelve years at the International Monetary Fund working on financial crises around the world.
  • Yuriy is Quantedge Presidential Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor. He has also served as chair of the International Academic Board of the Kyiv School of Economics. Prof. Gorodnichenko has received awards for his teaching and research, including Sloan Research Fellowship, NSF CAREER award, World Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance, Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs, and is a fellow of the Econometric Society, and others.