Microeconomics from Insiders: Firms, Markets and State Regulation

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On April 23-24 tool place the seminar “Microeconomics from insiders: firms, markets and state regulation” (announcement of the lectures). Among the speakers of the seminar – Adomas Auditskas, Andriy Pyvovarskyi, Volodymyr Bilotkach, Andriy Kobolev, Russell Pittman, Max Nefyodov. 

The seminar was attended by over 150 people. 

Oleksandr Shepotylo, lecturer at the University of Bradford. Lecture topic: Firm productivity. Impact of regulation and trade policy on firm productivity.

Elena Besedina, Assistant Professor at the Kyiv School of Economics. Lecture topic: Market failures and state policy instruments.

Volodymyr Bilotkach, Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University, member of the editorial board of VoxUkraine. Lecture topic: Why does the government regulate competitive markets? Theory and industry cases.

Adomas Auditskas, advisor to  Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. Lecture topic: SOE reform: the goal, current state and the next steps.

Andriy Kobolev, head of Naftogas Ukraine. Lecture topic: Gas market reform and Naftogas reform: the goal, current situation and next steps.

Andriy Pyvovarskyi, Former Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine. Lecture topic: Ukrzaliznytsia (railroads) reform.

Volodymyr Vakhitov,  Assistant Professor at the Kyiv School of Economics. Lecture topic: Horizontal and vertical integration. Regional monopolies.

Russell Pittman, visiting professor at the Kyiv School of Economics, Director of Economic Research in the Economic Analysis Group, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice. Lecture topic: Antimonopoly regulation. General principles. The case of US.

Mariya Nizhnik, first deputy head of the Antitrust Committee of Ukraine. Lecture topic: Antitrust policy in Ukraine: current state and expectations for the future.

Max Nefyodov, deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. Lecture topic: State procurement reform.

Tymofiy Mylovanov, President of the Kyiv School of Economics, Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, co-founder of VoxUkraine. Lecture topic: Auctions Theory.


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