Ukrainian Independence and the Future of the World

September 21: 3 p.m. in 3911 Posvar Hall and via Zoom

Tymofiy Mylovanov, president of the Kyiv School of Economics and Pitt associate professor of Economics, will visit Pittsburgh to discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine and the path forward in a conversation moderated by CGM Director Jennifer Murtazashvili. Complicated politics and history underpin this conflict, which has turned into a war of independence for Ukraine. Mylovanov served as the Minister of Economy under President Volodymyr Zelensky and has also served on the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Ukraine. He brings this rich experience back to Pittsburgh for an engaging discussion about the global political and economic implications of the war and what may be next. 

Register here for the live stream via Zoom.

Ukrainian Independence Flyer

About Tymofiy Mylovanov

Tymofiy Mylovanov is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh and the President of Kyiv School of Economics (KSE). He received his M.A. in Economics from KSE in 1999 and earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2004. He has also taught at the University of Bonn, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Pennsylvania. His research on game theory, contract theory, and institutional design has been published in major international academic journals such as American Economic Review, Econometrica, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Economic Theory. Mylovanov is a co-founder of VoxUkraine, a group of global economists working on policy problems in Ukraine. From 2019-2020, he served as Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and Agriculture in Ukraine. In July 2016, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine elected Tymofiy Mylovanov to the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). In October 2016, Tymofiy Mylovanov was selected to be Deputy Chairman of the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine.