Ukraine after the 2014 war: periphery or semi-periphery?

К. Вестон


The aim of the paper is to examine the effects of the war of 2014 on Ukraine`s future sociopolitical economic prospects by means of a parsimonial model associated with economic growth in a country. The paper briefly considers Cyprus which 30 years after a major invasion, became a member of the EU. For Ukraine to progress to integration with the "European Project", this would depend on pursuing an economic programme to secure necessary investment, develop trading
links and foster entrepreneurship and a business climate commensurate with the requirements of today`s global economy. It notes that were Ukraine to become a member of the European Union, it would be far from peripheral in both political and economic terms.

Ключові слова

Ukrainian economy; Factor endowments; world-system; conflict consequences; Transition


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