CINCH Ukraine Workshop

Health and Human Capital in a Transition Economy – Research agenda for Ukraine - Virtual Workshop

Please note that the deadline to submit your contribution or expression of interest to the workshop until 22 January 2023, 23:59!

The workshop will take place completely virtually on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.

The workshop aims to gather (junior) researchers, and practitioners, and policy-makers to promote economic and policy research on Ukraine and other Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, to exchange best practices and lessons learned and formulate policy recommendations to support Ukraine’s transition as EU Candidate. It provides a platform to network, exchange research ideas, and discuss existing scientific work to increase research on Ukraine and other CEE countries and to advance evidence-based policies. Topics include, but are not limited to, applied economic and policy research in the fields of health, education and labour economics. No prior knowledge of the Ukrainian context required, but a willingness to engage with the country is welcomed.

Workshop programme & log-in information

Why should you participate in this workshop?

If you have been asking one of the following questions, you should apply to the workshop:

  1. Performing or thinking about performing research on problems specific to Ukraine and other Central and Eastern European countries? The workshop aims to establish research capacities on health, labour, and education with a special application to Ukraine. This could include topics like the role of decentralization and institutions, evaluation of major reforms, consequences of internal and external mass migration.
  2. Seeking for collaboration? We aim to build a network with (junior) researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers.
  3. Aiming to perform policy relevant research in the context of Ukraine? You will learn how to support policy-makers in formulating evidence-based policies to advance Ukraine’s transition as EU candidate.

The call for papers is closed now.

Keynotes & application

We are pleased to announce that Olena Doroshenko (Health Economist, World Bank) will deliver a keynote for the workshop.

If you wish to participate, please submit your abstract and personal information via the registration form by Sunday 22 January 2023, 23:59.

We ask participants to submit a motivating statement of not more than 100 words why they aim to participate or an abstract of a study in the context of the topic of the workshop. A full paper is not required to participate in the workshop.

The workshop is free of charge.

Virtual workshop organization

The workshop will take place virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 14:00 - 18:00 CET.

Organization and scientific committee

The Economics of Health and Human Capital in a Transition Economy Workshop is a cooperation between CINCH, KSE and DGGÖ. It is organized by Katharina Blankart (CINCH, University of Duisburg-Essen), Ricarda Milstein (University of Hamburg, HCHE), Martin Karlsson (CINCH, University of Duisburg-Essen) and Maksym Obrizan (KSE).

Facilitating organizations

CINCH Health Economics Research Center, University of Duisburg-Essen (website currently unavailable)

Kyiv School of Economics

German Health Economics Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie)

Please contact us via email for questions or comments.