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Locomotive power sufficiency for grain transportation by rail in light of increasing grain harvests, restoration of Ukraine’s economy by 2023

The purpose of this study is to analyze whether Ukraine’s state railway monopoly Ukrzaliznytsia (UZ) will be able to cope with the growing demand for grain transportation through 2023 and the percent of UZ’s locomotive power deficit could arise owing to failure to further reform UZ and stoppage of the… Read More »Locomotive power sufficiency for grain transportation by rail in light of increasing grain harvests, restoration of Ukraine’s economy by 2023

Ukraine: battleground between conservative and liberal economic policies

A democratic revolution triumphed two and a half years ago in Ukraine. And the West rushed to congratulate the leaders of the pro-democratic parties who emerged victorious, including President Petro Poroshenko. Indeed, a record number of Western advisers were sent to Kiev in the wake of the election. Far more than… Read More »Ukraine: battleground between conservative and liberal economic policies

IMF Group Ukraine press release on consequences of raising minimum wage (updated)

IMF Group Ukraine apologizes to readers for several errors calculating the effect of raising the minimum wage to UAH 3,200 in its previous press release, dated November 1. We thank our colleagues, who noticed on the inaccuracies of our calculations and forecast and helped us to correct them. Nevertheless, our… Read More »IMF Group Ukraine press release on consequences of raising minimum wage (updated)