01 Sep 2017
Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Institutional reforms, Post-communist transition and development issues

Christopher A. Hartwell: "Ukrainian state interference deters potential international investors"

"The Ukrainian government must work to reduce regulatory role in order to attract FDI and fuel economic growth", says Christopher A. Hartwell, President of CASE in an interview with Business Ukraine. "The biggest threat to investment comes not from a police officer who demands a bribe, but from the system that gives him the power to demand a bribe. Much more power needs to be taken from the state and decentralized to the people and to the market."