Kyiv School of Economics organized a special class inviting esteemed international scholars to share their lessons on how Ukraine can recover and rebuild for a stronger future. Scholars will discuss issues such as economic growth, human rights, governance, and accountability in post-war Ukraine. By connecting talented Ukrainian students with global intellectuals, we aim to broaden their understanding of pressing global challenges and equip them with analytical tools for post-war development. This course will empower a new generation of leaders and innovators, ensuring a brighter future for Ukraine
To build upon this, we have invited a group of esteemed international scholars to share their lessons on how Ukraine can recover and rebuild for a stronger future. Scholars will discuss issues such as economic growth, human rights, governance, and accountability in post-war Ukraine.
Who we invite:
August 3010:00 AM - 12:00 PMUTC +3 (EEST)Offline
Fukuyama, Francis. 2004. State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Chapter 1
Murtazashvili, Jennifer. 2016. “Afghanistan: A Vicious Cycle of State Failure.” Governance 29 (2): 163–66.
August 3110:00 AM - 12:00 PMUTC +3 (EEST)Offline
Wartime Damage and Recovery
Shpak, Solomiya, John S. Earle, Scott Gehlbach, and Mariia Panga. 2023. “Damaged Collateral and Firm-Level Finance: Evidence from Russia’s War in Ukraine.” Journal of Comparative Economics. Forthcoming.
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Davis, Donald R., and David E. Weinstein. 2002. “Bones, Bombs, and Break Points: The Geography of Economic Activity.” American Economic Review 92(5): 1269–89.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Markus, Stanislav, and Volha Charnysh. 2017. “The Flexible Few: Oligarchs and Wealth Defense in Developing Democracies.” Comparative Political Studies 50(12): 1632–65.
Earle, John S., Solomiya Shpak, Anton Shirikov, and Scott Gehlbach. 2022. “The Oligarch Vanishes: Defensive Ownership, Property Rights, and Political Connections.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science 17(4): 513–46.
September 1210:00 AM - 12:00 PMUTC +3 (EEST)Offline
International Law, Lawfare and Investment Climate
Paulsson, J. 2008. “Unlawful Laws and the Authority of International Tribunals.” ICSID Review 23 (2): 215–32. https://doi.org/10.1093/icsidreview/23.2.215.
Paulsson, J. 2010. “The Power of States to Make Meaningful Promises to Foreigners.” Journal of International Dispute Settlement 1 (2): 341–52. https://doi.org/10.1093/jnlids/idq013.
September 1410:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Anti-Corruption: Facing The Challenges Ahead
Elizabeth Dávid-Barrett, Mihály Fazekas, “Anti-corruption in aid-funded procurement: Is corruption reduced or merely displaced?” World Development, Volume 132, 2020.
Martinangeli, Andrea FM, Marina Povitkina, Sverker Jagers, and Bo Rothstein. "Institutional Quality Causes Generalized Trust: Experimental Evidence on Trusting under the Shadow of Doubt." American Journal of Political Science (2023).
September 1510:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Attitudes and Identities in Motion
Pop-Eleches, Grigore, Graeme Robertson, and Bryn Rosenfeld. "Protest participation and attitude change: Evidence from Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution." The Journal of Politics 84.2 (2022): 625-638.
Kulyk, Volodymyr. "Shedding Russianness, recasting Ukrainianness: The post-Euromaidan dynamics of ethnonational identifications in Ukraine." Post-Soviet Affairs 34, no. 2-3 (2018): 119-138.
September 2710:00 AM - 11:20 AMUTC +3 (EEST)Offline
Rebuilding Ukraine : Principles and Policies, chapters 1 and 2
Ukraine’s EU integration 15Pavlo Klimkin and Ivan Mikloš
Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction and governance reforms 39Tymofiy Mylovanov and Gerard Rola
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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Rebuilding Ukraine : Principles and Policies, chapter 5
International trade and foreign direct investment 119Veronika Movchan and Kenneth Rogof
Identity and Conflict
Reconstruction of Transport Infrastructure in Ukraine: Cost Analysis
Macroeconomic Policies for Wartime Ukraine, Rapid Response Economics 2, 2022, CEPR Press: ParisConstantinescu, M, K Kappner, and N Szumilo (2022), “Estimating the short-term impact of war on economic activity in Ukraine”, VoxEU.org, 21 June.World Bank. Ukraine Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment : February 2022 - February 2023.
Impact of the War on Trade with Ukraine
Glick,R, and Taylor, A. (2005) Collateral Damage: Trade Disruption and the Economic Impact of War. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Working paper seriesWorld Trade Organization, One year of war in Ukraine: Assessing the impact on global trade and development, 2023.National Bank of Ukraine, External Sector Statistics, website
Human Rights Framework., Genocide, War Crimes
Accountability under US Law: Using Global Magnitsky Sanctions Against Perpetrators of Egregious Rights Abuses
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