Yale - Ukraine Initiative: Conferences

UKRAINIAN ECONOMICS: PROBLEMS, POLICIES AND PROSPECTS 

International Conference at Yale University
May 16 and 17, 1996
Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven, CT

Thursday May 16

8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast for participants in Luce Hall Common Room
8:45 a.m. Introduction by Michael Holquist, Professor of Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages and Literature, Yale 
9:00 a.m. Opening Address: Yuri Shcherbak, Ukrainian Ambassador to the USA 

Panel I: Economic Performance and Policy Issues

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Moderator: Prof. Michael Holquist, Yale 

Economic Trends: Tatyana D. Sharova, European Center for Macroeconomic Analysis of Ukraine 
Policy Issues: Volodymyr A. Kuznetsov, Executive Advisor to the President of Ukraine 
 

Panel II: International Trade Issues

10:30 a.m. - 12 noon 
Moderator: Gustav Ranis, Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics, Yale 

Peter Cornelius, European Division, The International Monetary Fund

12 noon LUNCH for participants in the Luce Hall Common Room 
 

Panel III: Investment Policy

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Moderator: T.N. Srinivasan, Samuel C Park Professor of Economics, Yale 

Investment Implications of Enterprise Reform: Serhi Oxanych,KINTO
The Role of Foreign Aid and Investment: Tamara Solianyk, Ministry of Economics, Ukraine 
 

Panel IV: The Unofficial Economy and Social Issues

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Moderator: Robert Evenson, Professor of Economics, Yale

Institutional Problems and the Unofficial Economy: Alexander Paskhaver,
Adviser to the President of Ukraine on Economic Policy
The Unofficial Economy in Post-Socialist Economies: Daniel Kaufmann, Head of the World Bank Mission in Ukraine

4:00pm RECEPTION in Luce Hall Lounge 
 

Friday May 17


8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast for participants in Luce Hall Common Room

Panel V: Macroeconomic Policy 

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Moderator: William Nordhaus, A Whitney Grinswold Professor of Economics, Yale

External Aspects of Macroeconomic Policy: Ihor Shumylo, Head of Macroeconomic Strategy,Ministry of Economics, Ukraine
Georges de Menil, Delta, Paris
 

Panel VI: Business Enterprise Reform

10:30 a.m. - 12 noon 
Moderator: Merton J. Peck, Thomas Dewitt Cuyler Professor of Economics, Yale 

Privatization: David Snelbecker, Project on Economic Reform in Ukraine (PERU), Harvard 
Manufacturing Enterprise Reform: Fred Pryor, Professor of Economics, Swarthmore College

12 noon LUNCH for participants in the Luce Hall Common Room 
 

Panel VII: Agricultural Sector Reform

Moderator: Prof. Robert Evenson, Yale 

Aleksander Kaliberda, The World Bank
Stanley Johnson, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University
 

Panel VIII: Roundtable Discussion: Prospects for Reform and Recovery

Moderator: Prof. Michael Holquist, Yale 

Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Daniel Kaufmann
Volodymyr Kuznetsov
Aleksandr Paskhaver
Ihor Shumylo
Oleg Soskin

BANQUET for participants and invited guests

For more information please call: (203) 436-2731 

Sponsored by Yale-Ukraine Initiative and Chopivsky Family Foundation .
It is an activity of the Columbia-Harvard-Yale Ukrainian Studies Consortium. 



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