Researches about Ukraine

Modeling of FDI in business services: additional effects in case of Ukraine’s European integration

Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

To analyze Ukraine’s deep and comprehensive integration with the EU, we develop a multi-regional general-equilibrium simulation model incorporating heterogeneous firms and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in business services. This allows for consideration of (a) trade growth in new varieties; (b) aggregate productivity changes attributed to reallocation of resources across and within an industry; and (c) productivity growth in manufacturing due to increased access to business services. The results indicate relatively small gains for the EU, whereas Ukraine benefits with a welfare increase of over 8%. The deindustrialization impact, previously found by Olekseyuk and Balistreri (2014) in a comparison of different …read more

Source: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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