Economics Education and Research Consortium
The Economics Education and Research Consortium is a group of distinguished international donor organizations that joined forces in 1996 to modernize economics education and research in the NIS. The members of the Consortium are: the
Eurasia Foundation, Carnegie Corporationof New York, Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ford Foundation, Global Development Network, Interpipe Group, Open Society Institute, Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Starr Foundation, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, System Capital Management, and the World Bank.
The generous support for
EERChas also been provided by the CitigroupFoundation, ING BankUkraine, Industrial Union of Donbas, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Kraft Foods Ukraina, the KytastyFoundation, National Bank of Ukraine, Tetra PakUkraine, the Pew Charitable Trusts, Slavutich, Soyuz-Victan, TAS-Kommerzbank, the US Embassy to Ukraine, EERCfaculty, and EERCalumni. EERCis grateful for event sponsorship to the following companies: AcadEx Ltd., Coca-ColaBeverages Ukraine, Eastern Economist, Kraft FoodsUkraina, JSC Obolon, Orfey Publications, OriflameUkraine, Robert BoschUkraine, Sun Interbrew, System Integration (SI) IBMpartner, US Embassyto Ukraine.
The Consortium has two distinct programs in
EERC in Ukraine
National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, EERChas established the two-year English-language master’s program in economicsthat produces Ukrainian economists, well trained in modern market economics. These economists are poised to become leaders in Ukraine’s economic policy circles through post-MA careers in public service, research institute, or private sector positions, or through completing PhDs abroad and returning to Ukraine to teach. Having achieved initial success in its teaching program, the longer-term aim of the EERC is to create a local centre for academic excellence in economics. By enabling graduates with Western training to return to Ukraine to teach and conduct research, EERC hopes to encourage the development of a dynamic economics community in Ukraine.
EERC in Russia
To encourage the application of modern economics theory to policy analysis and to facilitate the creation of a vibrant economic policy community in Russia and elsewhere in the CIS, EERC operates a Moscow-based Economics Research Network which provides individual economists in the region with research funding, advanced training, and professional networking opportunities at home and abroad. Since 2000, EERC-Russia has been serving as the regional representative of the Global Development Network (GDN) in CIS countries.
* http://www.kse.org.ua (
Kyiv School of Economics)
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