GlobalSource Partners’ Ukraine Country Analyst Vladimir Dubrovskiy is among the leading authorities on the country’s macro and policy dynamics. During a career leading projects at multilaterals and think tanks, he has become renowned for his deep understanding of the issues dominating the country’s fiscal and economic development.
Dr. Dubrovkiy is the senior economist and a member of the supervisory board of the Ukraine office of the Center for Social and Economic Research, CASE Ukraine, based in Kiev. In his prior work with the World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Dr. Dubrovskiy evaluated individual enterprises based on their political risk. As a consultant for the Harvard Institute of International Development, a forerunner of CASE Ukraine, he helped devise the framework for the country’s macroeconomic reforms of the late 1990s. Together with the State Property Fund, he conducted a study on the socio-economic impact of the privatization of state property in the country.
Dr. Dubrovskiy has written several works on Ukraine’s economic transition and growth, in particular, the impact and effectiveness of its privatizations, its current business climate and competitiveness, and an early warning system for macro imbalances. He has also participated in Blue Ribbon Commissions developing and assessing Ukraine’s economic reform strategy. He is an authority on developmental economics, particularly human capital issues, in Ukraine as well as in other former Soviet republics.
Dr. Dubrovskiy holds an M.S. in theoretical physics and a Ph.D. in economic from Kiev State University.