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Budget Chronicles: 1st quarter, 2016

13.07.2016
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In the first quarter of 2016 revenues of the consolidated budget increased by 16.5%. The expenditures of the consolidated budget in the first quarter were traditionally low. In the result, the consolidated budget was implemented with the surplus of 3.9 billion UAH. More details on the implementation of the consolidated budget of Ukraine in first […]

Intern wanted

04.07.2016
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Center for social and economic research – CASE Ukraine is looking for an intern to deal with macro-economic analysis. Responsibilities: Macro-statistics analysis; Database support; Macro-economic forecasting; Monthly reports drafting; Required skilled: Interest in macroeconomics; Flexibility; Knowledge of macro-economic theory; Strong command of statistical tools; Strong command of econometric tools; Experience with data sets; Fluent English. […]

Administrative Director Needed

04.07.2016
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Center for social and economic research – CASE Ukraine is looking for administrative director. Responsibilities: daily support for the Executive Director; improvement of internal business processes, development and implementation of formal governance rules; development of corporate web-site of the Center; Required skilled: high education in social science (economics, public administration etc). more than three years […]

Glimmers of Recovery

30.06.2016
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Ukraine is definitely on recovery path. Macroeconomic statistics are exceeding projections, and political life is finally stabilizing. The business environment has also begun improving, with evidence of some steps taken toward reform. But the recovery should largely be understood as stemming from a low indicator baseline from the same period in 2015.  More about economic […]

The Worst is Over

07.06.2016
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Things in Ukraine keep looking up. Ukrainian singer Jamala’s victory at the Eurovision 2016 international song contest, Nadiya Savchenko’s release from a Russian jail cell, and dozens of other pieces of positive news have all helped boost public morale. After two years of hardship, Ukrainians are still afraid to believe that the worst has passed […]

Budget Chronicles: 2015

26.05.2016
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In 2015 general budget revenues increased 40.8% y/y up, general budget spending increased 29.9% y/y.The resulting rate of the consolidated budget deficit reached 1.6% of GDP. Consolidated budget revenues amounted to UAH 652.0 billion in 2015, which is more by 40.8%, as compared with the 2014. This outcome is mainly due to the devaluation, inflation, […]

Timid Signs of Recovery

05.05.2016
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New statistical data and the formation of a new government in Kyiv offered a small dose of optimism. True, new Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman is part of the old system, and we have our reservations about calling him a “reformer.” Yet, the Cabinet’s initial moves are moves in the right direction, though the reasons for […]

Budget Chronicles: 4th quarter, 2015

27.04.2016
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In fourth quarter 2015 general budget revenues increased 50.0% y/y up, general budget spending increased 55.0% y/y.The resulting rate of the consolidated budget deficit reached 1.6% of GDP. Consolidated budget revenues amounted to UAH 184.0 billion in October-December, 2015, which is more by 50.0%, as compared with the fourth quarter of 2014. This outcome is […]

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