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Fostering Sustainable Growth in Ukraine - Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel

Fostering Sustainable Growth in Ukraine

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Published: 11th January 2002
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by Anatoliy Kinakh, Prime Minister ofUkraine After a deep and long-lasting recession, the Ukrainian economy has for the past two years demonstrated some very positive dynamics in its quantitative development indicators. This is essentially the result of reforms, which still require to be consolidated in order to engage the factors and mechanisms capable of ensuring long-term qualitative and sustainable development in our economy. How do we ensure sustainable growth, and realise the improvements in the main macroeconomic indicators together with serious and complex improvements at the micro-level, which would allow us to achieve the urgently needed shifts in the social sphere? These actual problems are the main priorities of macroeconomic policy. Furthermore, the search for solutions to these problems of our transitional economy requires profound scientific analysis. The following presentations made at the Conference on "Factors of Economic Growth in Ukraine" are serious scientific contributions by prominent economists in this field.

Prefaces
Introductionp. 1
The International Environment and Growthp. 11
Achievements or Missed Opportunities: Factors of Economic Growth in Russia. What Lessons are Relevant to Ukraine?p. 13
Economic Growth in Bulgaria and Romaniap. 28
Trade, Capital Flows, and Economic Growth in Developing Countriesp. 41
Natural Resources and Economic Growth: What Is the Connection?p. 48
Sustaining Growth of the Ukrainian Economyp. 67
Is the Economic Growth in Ukraine Sustainable?p. 69
Is there Any Economic Growth in Ukraine?p. 86
Economic Growth in Ukraine: What if Reforms and Economic Recovery Had Started Earlier?p. 96
Finance and Growth in Ukrainep. 116
Fiscal and Regulatory Causes of Ukraine's Shadow Economyp. 129
Institutions, Competition, and Growthp. 141
Enterprise Restructuring under Economic Growth in the Byelorussian Republicp. 143
Performance of Small and Medium Sized Manufacturing Firms in Ukraine: Does the Quality of Governance Matter?p. 160
The Investment Environment in Russia and Ukraine: Common Weaknesses in the Institutional and Policy Frameworkp. 173
Ukraine: "A Miracle in Waiting". Challenges and Reforms for an Improved Foreign Investment Environmentp. 190
Empirical Studies of the Determinants of Growth in Ukrainep. 199
Reserve Requirements and Implicit Taxation of Commercial Banks in Ukrainep. 201
Efficient Infrastructure Supply as a Condition for Economic Development - The Case of Ukrainep. 213
A Regional Agricultural Trade Model for Wheat and Sunflower Seeds in Ukrainep. 227
The Economic Implications of Ukrainian Government Support for the Steel Industryp. 240
The Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Trade Flows in a Transition Economy: The Case of Ukrainep. 252
The Debt Structure of Ukrainian Firmsp. 264
A Restructuring Trap in Transition Economies: Where Does it Lead?p. 276
The Feasibility of Monetary Targeting in Ukrainep. 289
The Authorsp. 302
Mapsp. 308
Tablesp. 310
Graphsp. 315
Abbreviationsp. 320
Indexp. 322
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ISBN: 9783790814644
ISBN-10: 3790814644
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 11th January 2002
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.49