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Simeon Djankov

Simeon Djankov, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, was deputy prime minister and minister of finance of Bulgaria from 2009 to 2013. In this capacity, he represented his country at the Ecofin meetings of finance ministers in Brussels. Prior to his cabinet appointment, Djankov was chief economist of the finance and private sector vice presidency of the World Bank.

Videos by Simeon Djankov

Simeon Djankov and Matt Warner on the Doing Business Report and Development Aid 11/27/2017

Simeon Djankov, creator of the World Bank’s Doing Business Report, and Matt Warner, Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Network talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the role regulation plays in economic development and the challenges of measuring regulatory barriers to new business creation. https://www.econtalk.org/simeon-djankov-and-matt-warner-on-the-doing-business-report-and-development-aid/

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Simeon Djankov on the 2020 World Bank ‘Doing Business’ report | LIVE STREAM

The regulatory environment is one of the key drivers of business activity. The World Bank’s annual “Doing Business” study analyzes business regulations and property right protections around the world. Now in its 17th year, the 2020 edition presents quantitative indicators for 190 countries. It highlights countries that have made progress in facilitating entrepreneurship and serves …

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The World Development Report 2019 by Simeon Djankov, Director of the WDR2019

Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. New ways of production are adopted, markets expand, and societies evolve. But some changes provoke more attention than others, in part due to the vast uncertainty involved in making predictions about the future. HKUST IEMS hosted the launch of the 2019 World Development Report, the World Bank’s major …

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UkraineReforms Video Series: Simeon Djankov

Серія відеоподкастів з видатними реформаторами проекту #UkraineReforms Центру Європейських Студій ім.Вілфреда Мартенса, Київської Школи Економіки, Реанімаційного Пакету Реформ та Сильніші Разом продовжується з відео, на якому Симеон Дянков, екс-Міністр фінансів Болгарії ділиться рекомендаціями для України.

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Exclusive interview with Dr. Simeon Djankov

Andrii Suslenko interviews Dr. Simeon Djankov on Ukraine’s economy state and more! – Is Ukraine an attractive country for investments today? – What are the key reforms that need to be implemented in Ukraine? – Is Russia going bankrupt in October 2016? – Brexit and Grexit as a threat to European economy

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Public lecture of Simeon Djankov, ex-Minister of Finance of Bulgaria

On Feb.22 at 7 p.m. the Kyiv School of Economics is hosting a public lecture of Simeon Djankov, former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of finance of Bulgaria. The topic of the lecture is “Successes and failures of reforms in Bulgaria. What’s in it for Ukraine?” More details: http://www.kse.org.ua/en/about/kse-news/?newsid=1357

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Simeon Djankov Presenting a Book

Simeon Djankov, former deputy prime minister and minister of finance of Bulgaria, presents the book Did the EU Fix Eastern Europe’s Transition Economies which he is one of the authors of

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Simeon Djankov: Inside the Euro crisis

Simeon Djankov on his new book ‘Inside the Euro crisis’, interviewed by wiiw scientific director Michael Landesmann. Simeon Djankov is Rector of the New Economic School in Russia and a visiting lecturer at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He was deputy prime minister and …

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The Problem with Europe’s Austerity Debate (Simeon Djankov)

Full event: http://www.cato.org/events/problem-europes-austerity-debate Featuring Simeon Djankov, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Bulgaria, Creator and former lead author of Doing Business (World Bank); and Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute. Top officials in the U.S. government, the International …

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Politics News – scud, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Syria ‘Scud-type’ missile said to kill 20 in Aleppo A Syrian missile killed at least 20 people in a rebel-held district of Aleppo on Tuesday, opposition activists said, as the army turns to longer-range weapons after losing bases in the country’s second-largest city. The use of what opposition activists said was a large missile of …

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Politics News – Barack Obama, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Obama reaches out to three key Republicans on immigration reform WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama reached out directly on Tuesday to key Republican senators negotiating a sweeping U.S. immigration overhaul and urged them to help craft a bipartisan reform bill as soon as possible. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~3/92m0Ya-9×00/us-usa-immigration-obama-idUSBRE91I1AP20130220 Arkansas., N.Y. Head In Opposite Directions On Abortion Regulation …

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Politics News – Silvio Berlusconi, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

German Officials Hint Berlusconi Isn’t Their Man In Berlin, the possibility that former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi could play a role in the next Italian government is viewed with chagrin. Arkansas., N.Y. Head In Opposite Directions On Abortion Regulation Arkansas and New York are states headed in opposite directions on new abortion regulation: Arkansas’s Senate …

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Politics News – John Allen, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

U.S. Gen. John Allen to retire, end pursuit of NATO commander job Gen. John Allen, the former leader of coalition forces in Afghanistan who was nominated to become supreme allied commander of NATO, is retiring instead of continuing to pursue the post, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday. http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/edition_us/~3/lPf9uwKjnu4/index.html Arkansas., N.Y. Head In Opposite Directions On …

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Politics News – Hugo Chavez, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Chavez back in Venezuela, stirs succession talk CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hugo Chavez’s sudden return to Venezuela after more than two months of cancer treatments in Cuba has fanned speculation that the president could be preparing to relinquish power and make way for a successor and a new election. http://news.yahoo.com/chavez-back-venezuela-stirs-succession-talk-212556670.html Arkansas., N.Y. Head In Opposite …

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Politics News – Benjamin Netanyahu, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Israel’s Netanyahu makes first move for new government JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a first step in forming a new government on Tuesday, announcing a coalition deal with former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and naming her to handle efforts to renew stalled diplomacy with the Palestinians. Netanyahu’s choice of Livni, a …

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Politics News – China, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Report on China hacking alarms security experts A report tying the Chinese military to computer attacks against American interests has sent a chill through cyber-security experts, who worry that the very lifelines of the United States are increasingly at risk. http://pheedo.msnbc.msn.com/click.phdo?i=0b69f9d4dcd11118375147d6a055a045 Arkansas., N.Y. Head In Opposite Directions On Abortion Regulation Arkansas and New York are …

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Politics News – Hamadi Jebali, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Tunisian Prime Minister Resigns After Failing to Form New Cabinet Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigned on Tuesday after his attempt to end a political stand-off by forming a government of technocrats failed. http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2013/02/19/world/africa/19reuters-tunisia-pm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Arkansas., N.Y. Head In Opposite Directions On Abortion Regulation Arkansas and New York are states headed in opposite directions on new abortion …

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Politics News – Guinea police, Arkansas, United Nations, Simeon Djankov

Guinea police clash with youths as strike begins CONAKRY (Reuters) – Security forces clashed with youths throwing stones in Guinea’s capital on Tuesday as opponents of President Alpha Conde began a nationwide strike to demand a corruption-free election. The strike began a day after street protests by opposition groups who say preparations have been flawed …

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