Ukraine

Ukraine : Social Safety Nets and Poverty, Volume 1

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The report is intended to determine the
appropriateness of the social protection system in meeting
the needs of the poor in Ukraine, and what are the changes
which can be instituted to improve such system. To this end,
the report presents the poverty measurement in the country,
assesses current social programs, and suggests a framework
for system redesign. In particular, it points at the
challenge of a transition economy, in realizing that poverty

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août 2013
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World Bank Group

Financing the Environment : Ukraine's Road to Effective Environmental Management

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This study presents a detailed analysis
of the system of environmental expenditure in Ukraine with a
particular focus on public expenditures. It examines the
extent to which the present system meets national
environmental objectives and identifies ways in which it can
be improved and made more cost-effective. Since
environmental spending is closely tied to sources of
environmental revenues (partly a result of earmarking and

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août 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Achieving Ukraine's Agricultural Potential : Stimulating Agricultural Growth and Improving Rural Life, Part 2. Evaluation of Support to Ukrainian Agriculture - Methodology and Detailed Tables

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This study provides a review of the food
and agricultural sector in Ukraine. It assesses the current
status of the food and agricultural sector with special
reference to the agricultural policy regime and the form and
level of government support to the sector. The paper reviews
the sector's readiness to compete on open global
markets for food and agricultural products. Given the
importance and sensitivity of the food and agriculture

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juillet 2013
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World Bank Group

Ukraine - Building Foundations for Sustainable Growth : A Country Economic Memorandum

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Favorable economic conditions offer a
window of opportunity for the Ukrainian government External
factors served as a catalyst for the economic turnaround but
policies and reforms have also played a critical role.
Nevertheless, the positive trends will weaken without vision
at the top level of government. An "insider
economy" threatens to become a primary obstacle to
Ukraine's future development and also weakens the link

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juillet 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Mine Closure and its Impact on the Community : Five Years After Mine Closure in Romania, Russia and Ukraine

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Against the backdrop of economic
transition, several countries in Eastern Europe have
undertaken far-reaching programs to restructure their coal
sectors, which in the 1990s were in a state of deep crisis.
One aspect of restructuring has been the closure of
loss-making mines, which are often located in communities
where the coal industry is the dominant employer, and the
significant downsizing of the workforce. Mitigation efforts

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mai 2014
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Achieving Ukraine's Agricultural Potential : Stimulating Agricultural Growth and Improving Rural Life

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This study provides a review of the food
and agricultural sector in Ukraine. It assesses the current
status of the food and agricultural sector with special
reference to the agricultural policy regime and the form and
level of government support to the sector. The paper reviews
the sector's readiness to compete on open global
markets for food and agricultural products. Given the
importance and sensitivity of the food and agriculture

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juillet 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Ukraine : Poverty Assessment, Poverty and Inequality in a Growing Economy

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This Poverty report is aimed at improving the understanding of poverty in Ukraine, and providing linkages between growth, the evolution of economic sectors, and poverty. The main findings can be summed up as follows: An absolute poverty line and a revised consumption aggregate -- jointly developed with Ukraine experts -- indicate that around 19 percent of the population lived in poverty by 2003. While in 1999 Ukraine had a poverty incidence higher than Poland, Russia, Lithuania, or Bulgaria, by 2003 it was the lowest compared with these countries.

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juin 2012
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Ukraine Agricultural Competitiveness

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The agri-food sector is an important
part of the Ukrainian economy. Agriculture could make an
even larger contribution to economic growth and the vitality
of rural areas in Ukraine than is currently the case.
Ukraine has the agro-climatic potential to be a major player
on world agricultural markets. Agricultural competitiveness
in Ukraine also suffers from inadequate systems to test and
document food product quality and food safety.

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août 2014
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Ukraine - Country Economic Memorandum : Strategic Choices to Accelerate and Sustain Growth

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This report undertakes a comprehensive
assessment of Ukraine's growth experience over the past
decade. It shows how vulnerabilities were allowed to
accumulate during the economic boom. And how growth,
averaging seven percent annually between 2000 and 2008, was
achieved without tackling Ukraine's well known
weaknesses in the investment climate and public sector
governance. The report also traces the emergence of large

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mars 2012
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Assessing the Social Impacts of the Economic Crisis in Ukraine

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This study was carried out in three
stages during 2009 through April 2011. The main objective
of the study is to determine, on the basis of usage of
qualitative data collection methods, impact of the economic
crisis on the most vulnerable population groups, as well as
to monitor dynamics of changes in the lives of the
respondents by consistently comparing the results of each of
the consecutive stages of the project study. The study

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mars 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group