[UMass INFORMS Speaker Series] Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov - “Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) – A University in Wartime”


Event Details

Monday, February 12, 2024

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Isenberg School of Management room 111

Isenberg School of Management

121 Presidents Drive

Amherst MA 01003


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Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov is currently the President of the Kyiv School of Economics and holds the position of Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine from 2016 to 2019 and as the Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and Agriculture of Ukraine from 2019 to 2020. From December 2020 until November 2023, Dr. Mylovanov served as Advisor to the Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine. From 2021 to 2023, he chaired the Supervisory Board of ‘Ukroboronprom’ and was reappointed as a member in 2024. Dr. Mylovanov earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004 and has taught at several leading universities, including the Rheinische Friedrich–Wilhelms–Universität Bonn, University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University, and the University of Pittsburgh. He has published academic articles in top-tier journals such as Econometrica, American Economic Review, and the Review of Economic Studies. Dr. Mylovanov co-founded VoxUkraine during the Revolution of Dignity to improve Ukraine’s economic discourse. Forbes Ukraine recognized him as a top economist in 2014 and 2015. Dr. Mylovanov leads the Kyiv School of Economics and has transformed it from a graduate program in economics to a fully-fledged university, a top Ukrainian think tank (KSE Institute), a prominent charity foundation, and a top-ranked business school.