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Svitlana Taran
Research Fellow
Svitlana Taran is a Fellow in the Europe in the World Programme at the European Policy Centre. Svitlana is a trade policy consultant and head of Trade+, International Trade Research Center at Kyiv School of Economics. In 2018-2019, she completed the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program in Economic Development at Boston University. In 2016-2018, Svitlana worked in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine. Svitlana Taran holds an MA in Economics from Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC) /Kyiv School of Economics. Her research interests include European economic integration, international trade, trade policy, trade sanctions, free trade agreements, non-tariff barriers to trade.

As a Fellow at EPC, Svitlana conducts policy research and develops policy recommendations for liberalising EU-Ukraine trade and advancing sectoral integration after Ukraine’s EU membership application, increasing the resilience of Ukraine’s economy and preparing Ukraine for EU membership.

PROGRAMME

Europe in the World

PROJECTs

Areas of expertise

International trade, trade policy, free trade agreements, non-tariff barriers to trade, European economic integration, trade sanctions.

Current positions

Education

MA in Economics from Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC) /Kyiv School of Economics
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program in Economic Development at Boston University

Languages

Ukrainian, English, Russian, Spanish (basic)

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Publications

Ukraine / EPC FLASH ANALYSIS
Extension of trade support for Ukraine, yet with new restrictions
By Svitlana Taran - 28/03/2024
Strategic foresight / OUTLOOK PAPER
Europe in the world in 2024: From voting to geopolitics
By Amanda Paul , Jamie Shea , Ivano di Carlo , Shada Islam , Helena Hahn , Mihai Sebastian Chihaia , Ricardo Borges de Castro , Elizabeth Kuiper , Svitlana Taran , Iana Maisuradze , Berta López Domènech , Giulia Torchio , Raúl Villegas - 21/02/2024
Economic Security / OP-ED
Economic security: The strategic argument for Ukraine’s EU membership
By Svitlana Taran , Philipp Lausberg - 02/02/2024


Contributions

Ukraine / INTERVIEW
The EU’s €50B for Ukraine is basically nothing
Svitlana Taran was asked by POLITICO to comment on the significance and potential impact of the EU's 50 billion EUR package to support Ukraine. 

Read the article here.

The EU’s €50B for Ukraine is basically nothing
06 February 2024 - ,
POLITICO
Ukraine / OP-ED
Economic security: A strategic argument for Ukraine’s EU membership
Svitlana Taran and Philipp Lausberg wrote an Op-Ed showcasing how Ukraine's EU accession could benefit the Union's economic security. The article was published by Euractiv. 

Read the article here.

Economic security: A strategic argument for Ukraine’s EU membership
24 January 2024 - ,
Euractiv
EU sanctions / INTERVIEW
Russia buys Western microchips through Kyrgyzstan. Can the EU put an end to this?
Svitlana Taran was interviewed by RFE/RL on the EU's sanction packages against Russia and their impact on Russian economy. 

Read the article here. (In Ukrainian)

Russia buys Western microchips through Kyrgyzstan. Can the EU put an end to this?
23 January 2024 - ,
RFE/RL



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