Policy Research / KEI
Kyiv Economics Institute (KEI) is a research institution established in 2005 which produces international quality advanced academic and policy relevant research outputs in the field of Economics and Economic Development.
During 2005-2012 KEI has built excellence in research and policy advice in economics and governance and has provided Ukraine with a new channel for strategic research and evidence-based policy decision-making. Our team includes qualified economists with academic degrees from leading Western universities, who continue their research in Ukraine.
Starting from January 2013 KEI is operating as a research branch of the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE).
Our areas of expertise:
- Impact evaluation of projects and economic policy
- Regional economy and the economy of local governance
- Economics of labor markets
- Health economics and population studies
- Economic development (migration)
- International trade
- Financial markets
Ivanna Kurtyk, Administrative Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe: Cumulative Disadvantage, Coping Strategies, Effective Policies and Transfer (EXCEPT)
Project Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe: Cumulative Disadvantage, Coping Strategies, Effective Policies and Transfer (EXCEPT) - is a three year research project within Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme.KSE Members that are taking part in the project: Dr. Hanna Vakhitova, Dr. Olena Nizalova and Natalia Shapoval.
Capacity Development for Evidence-Based Land & Agricultural Policy Making (starting from February 2015)
Research of the impact of socio-economic changes on factors of social vulnerability of children in Ukraine
The project is being fulfilled within ENPI (European neighbourhood and partnership instrument) Labour Migration 2012. The aim of this study is to analyse the current and potential costs and benefits of the labour migration from the Eastern Partnership Partner countries (EaP) to the EU for the labour markets of the EU and the Partner countries
The goal of the Public-Private Partnership (P3DP) Development Program for Ukraine is to promote the use of public-private partnerships, with an expanded role of private sector finance and operational expertise in publicinfrastructure development, to improve infrastructure and public services in both urban and rural areas.
Impact of services liberalization on productivity of manufacturing firms: evidence from the Ukrainian firm-level data
Large interdisciplinary project that studies the climate change effect on international food market system
Feasibility Study Effectiveness of Public Health System (Programmes/Policies) in Combating Severe Population Health Crisis in Ukraine
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems
Effective Governance of Labour Migration and its Skills Dimension, International Labour Office (ILO)(2011-2013)
The Project “Effective Governance of Labour Migration and its Skills Dimensions” seeks to develop the capacity of relevant actors in the Government, Parliament and Workers’ and Employers’ organizations to contribute to adequate migration management.
Atlas will be an on-line free resource that provides general and featured profile of rayons and cities of Ukraine as well as basic analytical support to potential investors, government officials and general public
KEI provided the Ukrainian part of research concerning the financial crisis impact on primary education within the frameworks of a 12 country-study of UNESCO
Implementing Food Safety Management Systems in Ukrainian Food Processing Enterprises. A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Report on “Implementing Food Safety Management Systems in Ukrainian Food Processing Enterprises. A Cost-Benefit Analysis” prepared for the IFC “Ukraine Food Safety Project”
Analytical support of LINC project implementation, which is the USAID project with main focus on providing the cities and economic region with comprehensive assistance in gaining more competitiveness
“The sources of regional unemployment: a decomposition approach” project is focused on exploration of the unemployment issues in Ukraine within the frameworks of regional decomposition into natural, structural and demand-driven unemployment
The KEI researchers were engaged into fulfillment of inter-regional project "Cities", the Project effectuated by the CIS and the CEE network which was aimed at studying of different aspects of regional development
Large comparative study of labor market reform within transition context, involving an international team of researchers. Main contractor - The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
The project studied the effects of liberalization - transition to a more competitive market organization - of the electricity market of Ukraine
Independent International Experts Commission headed by Anders Aslund and Oleksandr Paskhaver prepared a reform program for a new President of Ukraine – “Proposals for Ukraine: 2010 – Time for Reforms”
Economic Impact of Local Economic Development (LED) Project in Ukraine: Structure of Project Evaluation Study and Preliminary results
The project started by USAID in 2004 and related to the evaluation of the regional economic development advantages
The first KEI project for Ukrainian government focused on research of the social care system
Evaluation of the Impact of the Mother and Infant Health Project (MIHP) on Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Ukraine
It was the first fundamental research Program in the field of Health Economics in Ukraine which was to be fulfilled in 8 years and was aimed at introducing scientific practices of prenatal care and labor and delivery services for inhancing maternal and infant health
It is the first international project on exploration of municipal development aimed at dissemination of the best practice in urban economic development among local government officials, extension specialists, economic developers, and researchers nationally and internationally
ESCIRRU is a EU-funded international research project aiming at studying of the interdependence of economic and social changes in Russia and Ukraine