| Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 16:00-17:30 CET
A native of Ukraine, Yuriy received his MA at EERC / Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine) and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. Most recently, he authored, together with Torbjörn Becker and other colleagues, a CEPR paper entitled A Blueprint for the Reconstruction of Ukraine.
Also a Director at the Centre of Excellence in Procurement, Nataliia has served as a contributor to the Ukraine reform monitoring project of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Since the beginning of the war, Nataliia is working with the government of Ukraine to calculate the cost of damages to the Ukrainian state. She is based in Kyiv.
Tymofii is the recipient of the 2018 “Best young sociologist of Ukraine” award. He holds a Ph.D. in social sciences from the University of Carlos III (Madrid) and a Master’s degree in Sociology and Social Research from Utrecht University. In 2018 and 2020 he was a visiting researcher at Stanford University and New York University, respectively. He is based in Kyiv.
Torbjörn is also a board member of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, chairman of the board of the Kyiv Economics Institute (Ukraine) and CenEA in Poland, and a member of the International Faculty Committee at the International School of Economics in Tbilisi. He previously worked for the International Monetary Fund for nine years. He holds a PhD in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics. In the past three months in particular, he gave a series of talks on Ukraine’s’ economy, reconstruction, and the geopolitics of this war.
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