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May 27, 2016
The 40th Anniversary Research Workshop was held in Kyiv School of Economics, Kyiv May 21 - 22, 2016.
December 15, 2015
Your idea could be the next winner of the Global Development Awards Competition 2016. Every year, GDN awards up to $US 90,000 worth of grants to research proposals and innovative development projects as part of the Global Development Awards Competition. The deadline for submitting the proposals is 15 January, 2016.
December 02, 2015
Cеминар будет проводиться в КШЕ в Киеве 117-18 декабря 2015 года.
August 05, 2015
The unique KSE MBA program efficiently combines a comprehensive approach to a real-life case learning, analytical methods for decision-making and is specifically designed to educate a new generation of business leaders on how to make the most out of opportunities the global markets offer. KSE MBA combines high academic standards of top EU and US business schools with practical real-life cases from top employers of Ukraine which constitute an essential part of the program curriculum.
22th Research Workshop
List of participants
Group Project Status Researchers Project Title Project Description
03-166 B FR
Bilan Olena
Kryshko Maxym
Does monetary policy transmission in Ukraine go through interest rates? The project aims to study the operation of monetary transmission in Ukraine in order to establish whether monetary policy primarily affects the real economy through the market interest rates. The project analyzes crucial institutional features of the monetary transmission and tests econometrically the hypothesis that the conventional interest rate channel of monetary transmission mechanism dominates the other channels.
07-100 C NP
Koziarivska Larysa
Oliinyk Andrii
Lending Boom in Ukraine: driver of economic growth or causeof economic crisis? Project will be devoted to investigating origins and consequences of the recent lending boom in Ukraine. Upsurge in lending stimulated consumer and investment demand strongly. However, intensive lending is closely related to accumulating many risks that may cause banking, currency and current account crises. To explain nature of the phenomenon, to forecast its possible consequences, as well as to suggest policy tools to mitigate risks, we will develop a general equilibrium model for small open economy that tying banking lending channel and a macroeconomic equilibrium.
07-050 B NP
Stepanyan Ara
Tevosyan Anahit
The Small Open Economy Model With Staggered Price Settings And Rational Expectations For Armenian Economy The project aims to develop the New-Keynesian type macro model with staggered price setting, rational expectations and incomplete pass-through for import, and explore desirable interest rate rules for a small transition economy like Armenia. The developed DSGE model will help monetary authorities of Armenia to conduct Inflation targeting regime. Particularly the obtained results will be helpful for decision making procedure about interest rates.
07-090 B NP
Surkov Sergey
Gender Aspect of Inequality of Career Growth in Russia The Project tests the hypothesis of "sticky floor". This hypothesis means that there is a gender inequality in career growth especially at the first job place. The research will analyse labour histories by using event history analysis on the base of "Education and Employment" survey and Russian contextual database.
07-083 A NP
Muravyev Alexander
Grechaniuk Bogdana
Bilyk Ol'ga
Firm Performance and Managerial Turnover: The Case of Ukraine The evidence of poor corporate governance practices and legislation is common in transition countries. Managers do not work in the interests of shareholders and pursue their own goals. In this research we investigate whether poor firm performance results in CEO and/or board members dismissal. Our analysis will employ data on about 5,000 joint stock Ukrainian companies during 2000-2005.
07-078 C NP
Maryanchyk Ivan
Does It Pay to Win Elections: Explaining the Unexplained Gap In Budget Transfers Modifying the established labor economics method of wage differential decomposition I propose evaluation of budget transfers differentials region-wise. The so called ``unexplained'' gap is then rationalized via the analysis of the history of political power in Ukraine being influenced by regional elites.
07-074 B NP
Ketkina Olga
Economic effects of foreign direct investment in financial sector The main questions of the research are the following: what impact has the presence of foreign banks (banks with more than 50% of the capital share owned by a foreigner) on the credit market and overall stability of the banking system in Russia; and how does the economic situation influence the lending pattern of foreign and local banks (private and state owned)?
07-064 B RNP
Poghosyan Karen
Alternative inflation indicator for monetary policy: measuring, analyzing and forecasting The main objective of the research work is measuring, analyzing and forecasting core inflation dynamics for Armenia which will be both good indicator for current and future trends in official inflation and more controllable target for monetary policy actions.m Using estimated core inflation dynamics it will be possible for Central Bank to control on inflation dynamics more effectively
07-057 C NP
Lukiyanova Anna
Oshchepkov Aleksey
Income Mobility in Russia (2000-2005) The project investigates income mobility in Russia during the period of economic growth. The methodology includes construction of mobility indices and transition matrices, econometric analysis of determinants of income mobility, distinguishing transitory and permanent income changes, and discussion of measurement errors issues with relevant robustness checks. The research is based on the 2000-2005 RLMS micro-data.
07-054 C NP
Lipin Andrey
An effective foreign trade strategy for the Russian timber industry under the imperfect competition The goal of current research is the definition of optimal Russian trade strategy in the Japanese timber market from the branch market revenue maximization position. The major supposition is, within current state of the market, that monopolization of the timber branch foreign commerce will be the most effective Russian trade strategy.