Webinar on “Economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Ukraine”

On May 13, Robert Kirchner, Deputy Team Leader, David Saha, Consultant and Garry Poluschkin, Project Manager for Ukraine in the German Economic Team (GET), together with Veronika Movchan and Vitaliy Kravchuk from the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) presented their jointly prepared study at an online event on the topic “Economic Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Ukraine”. The event was organized and moderated by the Kyiv School of Economics.

In their study the authors present a point estimate of a 7% decline in GDP in the baseline scenario, 5.9% in the optimistic and 11.2% in the pessimistic scenario year-on-year. This forecast and the comparison with forecasts of other institutions was discussed in a webinar with 56 participants from Ukrainian ministries, economic institutions and think tanks, as well as investment banks.

Link to Study

Link to the video