Friday, May 19

Brusewitz Hall, Östra Ågatan 19, Uppsala

10:00-12:00 Panel 4: Economic Performance
Chair: Leonid Polishchuk (UCRS)
John Earle, George Mason University, USA
“Is Privatization Working in Ukraine? New Estimates from a 25-Year Firm Panel”
Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin, USA
“Political Connections and Economic Outcomes: Oligarchs and the Orange Revolution”
Olesia Verchenko, Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine
“Effects of Changes in Monetary Policy by the National Bank of Ukraine”
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch break
13:15 – 15:15 Panel 5: Foreign Relations, Energy and the EU
Chair: Igor Torbakov (UCRS)
David Marples, University of Alberta, Canada
“The Role of Historical Memory Conflicts in Current Ukrainian Relations with Russia”
Arkady Moshes, Finnish Institute of International Affairs
“Russia, EU and the ‘Ukraine Question:’ Is a Grand Bargain Totally Ruled Out?”
Susan Stewart, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Germany
“If not Minsk, then What? International Efforts to Regulate the Situation in the Donbas”
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 17:45 Panel 6: Institutional Transformation
Chair: Stefan Hedlund (UCRS)
Marek Dabrowski, Higher School of Economics, Russia, and Center for Social and Economic Research, Poland
“Ukraine’s Unfinished Reform Agenda”
Tymofiy Mylovanov, Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine
“Jump Starting the Market and Democratic Institutions in Ukraine”
Kataryna Wolczuk, University of Birmingham, UK
“EU’s External Governance Meets Informal Governance in Ukraine”