European Conference
February 9 and 10, 2024 | Cambridge, MA

Tymofiy Mylovanov

President of the Kyiv School of Economics

Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov currently is the President of the Kyiv School of Economics and holds the position of Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine from 2016 to 2019, and as the Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and Agriculture of Ukraine from 2019 to 2020. From December 2020 until November 2023, Dr. Mylovanov served as Advisor to the Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine. From 2021 to 2023, he chaired the Supervisory Board of ‘Ukroboronprom’ and was reappointed as a member in 2024. Dr. Mylovanov earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004, and has taught at several leading universities, including the Rheinische Friedrich–Wilhelms–Universität Bonn, University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University, and the University of Pittsburgh. He has published academic articles in top-tier journals such as Econometrica, American Economic Review, and the Review of Economic Studies. Dr. Mylovanov co-founded VoxUkraine during the Revolution of Dignity to improve Ukraine’s economic discourse. Forbes Ukraine recognized him as a top economist in 2014 and 2015. Dr. Mylovanov leads Kyiv School of Economics and has transformed it from a graduate program in economics to a fully-fledged university, a top Ukrainian think tank (KSE Institute), a prominent charity foundation, and a top-ranked business school.

Speaker Schedule

Friday, February 9, 2024

at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS)
2:15pm – 3:15pm
Integration in Times of Conflict: Prospects and Challenges of Ukraine’s EU Candidacy Tymofiy Mylovanov | Daniela Schwarzer Moderated by Max Bergmann
Nye Auditorium
Building Global Coalitions on Feminism, LGBTQ Rights, and Minorities Representation Baiba Braže | Frances Fitzgerald | Roianne Nedd Moderated by Dr. Gloria Ayee
Allison Room

Saturday, February 10, 2024

at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) and TBD
10:00am - 11:00am
War and Reconstruction: Crafting a Comprehensive Strategy for Ukraine's Prosperous Future Baiba Braže | Tymofiy Mylovanov | Stefano Sannino Moderated by Serhii Plokhii
JFK Jr. Forum
Challenge and Opportunity: Building Momentum in Migration Policy Anikó Bakonyi | Dimitris Kairidis | Selim Yenel Moderated by Elaine Papoulias
Starr Auditorium