Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Artem Kochnev, Miriam Kosmehl, Michael Landesmann, Ambre Maucorps, Bernhard Moshammer, Stefani Weiss

Ukraine’s economic reconstruction. Addressing territorial inequalities, consolidating regional policy and reaping the benefits of EU integration

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Against the backdrop of Ukraine’s EU accession perspective, the study analyses Ukraine’s regional industrial structures, focusing on areas of potential growth and vulnerability. Its objective is to pinpoint strategies for the most efficient and sustainable economic recovery, aligning Ukraine’s rebuilding and integration into the EU single market. The structural and growth-promoting industrial policy measures we identify emphasise the necessity of tailoring reconstruction and modernisation to regional disparities, avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach. Success hinges on a “building back better” strategy that considers absorption capacity. The EU plays a crucial role in guiding this process, so that Ukraine’s effective integration into the bloc can succeed.

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