2019

Optimal scenario for land reform

Original source : ZN.ua – “Оптимальный сценарий земельной реформы” The sale of land will save crop yields and become the driver of GDP growth, if it is carried out according to the optimal scenario. Due to the low level of fertilizer use since 2000, the humus content in soils has… Read More »Optimal scenario for land reform

Cost of Crimea: comparative characteristics of Russian and Ukrainian economies

Original source: Seeking Alpha – “Comparative characteristics of Russian, Ukrainian economies” Five years ago, anti-government demonstrations in Kyiv forced the country’s president to flee to Russia. Some of you may remember that situation from watching TV news. Others may not recall it at all. Before I begin, let me first… Read More »Cost of Crimea: comparative characteristics of Russian and Ukrainian economies

POLITICAL EVENTS IN UKRAINE ON MAY 20 CHANGE MACROECONOMIC FORECAST FROM “STABLE” TO “AT RISK”

The announcement on May 20, 2019 of the dissolution of the parliament, made during the inaugural speech of the President Volodymyr Zelensky, followed by thye subsequent announcement of Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman’s resignation, forces us to revise our previous forecast for Ukraine’s macroeconomic stability. Our previous forecast was STABLE with… Read More »POLITICAL EVENTS IN UKRAINE ON MAY 20 CHANGE MACROECONOMIC FORECAST FROM “STABLE” TO “AT RISK”