BENDUKIDZE FREE MARKET CENTER

BENDUKIDZE FREE MARKET CENTER

Kyiv, Ukraine

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ABOUT

The mission of Bendukidze Free Market Center to promote liberty, limited open government, and free markets through analysis and development of new and modern policy options, introduction of educational programs, and direct engagement with decision makers in the government, business, and civil society.

Bendukidze Free Market Center was founded in 2015 by Oleksandr Danylyuk, the Minister of Finance of Ukraine, Volodymyr Fedoryn, a leading economic journalist and the former Founding Editor of Forbes Ukraine, Yuliya Tychkivska, the Vice President for Management Education at Kyiv School of Economics, and Mikheil Saakashvili, the former President of Georgia.

IN THE NEWS

‘FROM THIRD WORLD TO FIRST’ — ECONOMIC FREEDOM FORUM IN UKRAINE

While the world at large is freer than it ever was, Ukraine remains entrenched in political and economic hardship. The revolution fades, but the mafia state lives on. The recent Economic Freedom Forum, hosted by Atlas Network partners Bendukidze Free Market Center and Fraser Institute in Kyiv, brought together think tanks and sc...

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NEW UKRAINIAN TRANSLATION OF ‘ECONOMIC FREEDOM OF THE WORLD’

Ukraine has a low ranking on the Fraser Institute’s “Economic Freedom of the World” index, placing 135th out of 159 measured economies in the world — even lower than its previous ranking of 128th. The Bendukidze Free Market Centre, an Atlas Network partner based in Kyiv, recently published a Ukrainian translation of “Economic Fr...

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BENDUKIDZE FREE MARKET CENTER LAUNCHES IN UKRAINE

Ukraine faces a crossroads. It can remain mired in the stagnant economy that has resulted from years of authoritarian rule, or it can continue down the path of reform — following its tentative few steps in that direction with a movement to shore up Ukrainian property rights, strengthen the rule of law, lower government spending,...

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