Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Ukraine: What Happened, and Why, and What’s Next?

Ukraine: What Happened, and Why, and What’s Next?

  • September 10, 2014
  • Date / Time:
  • September 10, 2014
  • 7:30 am to 9:00 am
  • Venue:
  • Philadelphia Country Club
  • 1601 Spring Mill Rd
  • Gladwyne. PA. US. 19035

The crisis in Ukraine has opened a Pandora’s Box, raising fears of separatist movements in other parts of Europe, of re-opening the Cold War, or, worse, sparking a violent conflict among major powers. Join us to discuss the unfolding developments there and explore where the region is headed.

Alex Nikolsko-RzhevskyyAlex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Lehigh University. He earned his doctorate in Economics from the University of Houston and a masters degree in Physics from Odessa National University in Ukraine. Prior to joining Lehigh’s faculty, Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy served as an assistant professor at the University of Memphis, where he taught graduate Macroeconomics and Econometrics, and conducted research on monetary policy analysis. Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy’s papers have been published in the Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and International Journal of Forecasting. He has been the recipient of several research grants and his research has been referred to at the U.S. Congress.


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