Several facts on moratorium on the sale of agricultural land

The moratorium on the sale of agricultural land is the most painful issue of the land reform. Who is the most influenced by prohibition of using land freely? We tried to collect the main facts about the moratorium you should know in one info graphics.

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Economic return to farmland in Ukraine and its incidence

In Ukraine, the debates on removing the moratorium on land are being renewed. How will the land reform influence the cost of the land and cost the land rent? What will the land owners gain and loose? This is the angle from which we analyzed the potential consequences of the land reform.

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Economists from western universities to lecture in Kyiv

Professors of Economics at the University of Hawaii, University of Pittsburgh, University of Sheffield (UK), senior economists at the Federal Reserve System, managing director of Rothschild Bank, the Georgian reformers, and the best Ukrainian economists and financiers will lecture in Kiev from July 16 to July 19, 2015.

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Lessons from Paris, home to Europe's largest participatory budget

«Lessons From Paris, Home to Europe's Largest Participatory Budget» by Antonella Napolitano published in Personal Democracy Media on February 12, 2015 is very well worth reading. Follow the link and enjoy! We also encourage you to read our report “Public Control of State Finances: Participatory Budgeting in Ukraine” (Ukr.).

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For the people, by the people in Indonesia

«For the People, By the People in Indonesia» by Rushda Majeed and Jonathan Friedman published in Foreign Policy on October 16, 2014 is very well worth reading. The Price of the State believes that community participation is an important step toward real decentralization in Ukraine, and Indonesia has accumulated some valuable experience in this area. Follow the link and enjoy!

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Lectures on economics and reforms by famous professors and economists from USA, UK, Ukraine, and Georgia

University of Pittsburgh (USA) professor Timofey Milovanov, University of Sheffield (UK) professor Alexander Talavera, famous economist Vyacheslav Rabinovich, the best faculty members from the top Ukrainian business schools will lecture in Kyiv on March 19-22, 2015.

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Dodger mania

«Dodger Mania» by James Surowiecki published in The New Yorker on July 11, 2011 is very well worth reading. It is about tax evasion in Greece, which is reminiscent of Ukraine's case. Such a mentality makes tax reform a much more challenging endeavor. Follow the link and enjoy!

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Insolvent bank costs passed on to taxpayers and donors

The National Bank of Ukraine published a list of banks it had refinanced throughout the course of 2014. Many of them were judged insolvent.

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“The Receipt from the State” application: How it works (updated)

“The Price of the State” website allows everyone, using “The Receipt from the State” application, to calculate how much he or she pays in taxes each year and how the government allocates his or her tax money. The only information needed to do this is the person’s monthly net salary and budget for goods and services. This article aims to clarify how the application works.

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Government budget: usual delay

As required by law, the Cabinet of Ministers had to present Ukraine’s 2015 draft budget by September 15, 2014, but failed to do so. The violation of the budget adoption procedure entails many negative consequences.

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