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Best Minds. Ukraine Analysis. is an international opinion platform that promotes research-based policy analysis by the world's leading scholars.
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🇵🇱 Poland and 🇷🇺 Russia host the most of work from Ukraine. However, the start of Russian aggression reduced the flow of work migrants from to Russia:
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VoxUkraine Dec 14
This summer we have catched only one anti-reform that has been detected in the Business Environment – allowing labour inspection to visit enterprises without a warning 😲 to check whether they adhere to the Labour Code
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VoxUkraine Dec 13
19 грудня організовуємо конференцію «Трансформація 2020: від турборежиму до турборозвитку». Приєднуйтесь до дискусії про плани і цілі на 2020 рік! Реєстрація:
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VoxUkraine Dec 13
💰 2017 was an outlier with privatisation revenues reaching UAH 3.4 billion. These revenues were obtained from the sale of minority stakes in 5 power distribution companies to Rinat who already owned the majority stakes in them:
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VoxUkraine Dec 13
👨‍🔧 According to the calculations of the Centre for Economic Strategy there may be 2,6-2,7 million Ukrainians working abroad at any given moment. The assumes that the overall annual number of work migrants is about 4 million
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VoxUkraine Dec 13
♻ During the July-September 2019 Ukraine has seen a complete reload of the government. During summer 2019, Index for Monitoring Reforms hit zero for the fourth time in its history. Nevertheless, few important reforms happened in 3-rd quarter of 2019:
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VoxUkraine Dec 12
🤓According to the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service, during 2002-2017 the number of Ukrainians who left the country was by 6,3 mln more than who entered it. At the same time, the Service says that by 9 mln more foreigners entered Ukraine than left
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VoxUkraine Dec 12
In , during the third quarter of 2019 the pace of continued to slow down for the sixth quarter in a row
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VoxUkraine Dec 12
Despite the plans to attract UAH 17 billion to the budget from privatisation in 2014, that were then carried over year after year until 2018, the implementation of the budget revenue plan was a failure and ranged between 1 and 3% ⤵
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VoxUkraine Dec 12
As figure shows, most of Ukrainians were positive about privatisation of in the early 1990s. This has changed dramatically with time (57% were negative, and 20% were positive in 2018 versus 14% and 22% respectively in 1992):
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VoxUkraine Dec 12
☎Ukrtelecom, the largest state-owned enterprise privatised in recent years, was sold for $1.3 billion in 2011. The litigation is ongoing as the state is trying to take the company back due to the violation of investment obligations taken by the new owner
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VoxUkraine Dec 11
🏆 Eric Stark Maskin together with Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson won 2007 Nobel laureate "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory" 💻Maskin suggested that software patents make new inventions difficult. 🥳Happy birthday, Eric Stark Maskin!
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VoxUkraine Dec 11
🏭 In 2005, the largest Ukrainian steel mill was re-privatised for a record amount of $ 4.8 billion at a starting price of $ 2 billion. However, it has been the most successful case yet
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VoxUkraine Dec 11
❓ “Where are the reforms?” Ukrainians were not happy with the slow pace of reforms in 2019 which pushed them to vote against the incumbent president. It shows a crucial connection between people’s beliefs and their political involvement:
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VoxUkraine Dec 11
🤓 According to International Organization for `s estimates, approximately 8 million people left Ukraine since the beginning of the 20th century:
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VoxUkraine Dec 11
In Ukraine, the major wave of mass privatisation in 1990s was executed by preferred share allocation and voucher privatisation mechanisms. It helped create a class of oligarchs rather than private owners and left a perception of unfairness among the people
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VoxUkraine Dec 11
According to the statistics, 5,9 million Ukrainians lived outside Ukraine in 2017🙄. In the case of , this number includes not only those who left 🇺🇦 after it became independent, but also those who were born here during the Soviet times
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VoxUkraine Dec 10
🏭 Ukrainian history of looks like a never-ending story of losses with only a few remarkable successes. Let`s recall it:
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VoxUkraine Dec 10
☝The Institute of Sociology NAS conducted representative surveys from 1992 till 2018 asking Ukrainians about privatisation. Now most of Ukrainians have negative views about the privatisation of enterprises, in 90-x, only 1/3 of Ukr had such opinion
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VoxUkraine Dec 10
🛍 State Statistics Service data shows that the number of migrants entering Ukraine compared to the ones leaving ( ratio) increased in 2017 and 2018. Moreover, the difference was growing bigger, as the inflow increased and the outflow decreased:
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