Ukraine: highest interest rate in 15 years at 30%

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Ukraine: highest interest rate in 15 years at 30%

Central Bank of Ukraine

Reuters: Ukraine’s central bank to lift benchmark rate to 30 pct

Article published: Mar 3, 2015 – out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary

IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics (inflation, monetary policies), International economics (exchange rates, IMF)

A great article about the unfortunate circumstances of Ukraine and how the Central Bank and the Govt’ combine efforts to respond to them (in the hope of an IMF loan).

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By | 2017-08-23T10:57:09+00:00 March 8th, 2015|International Economics, Macro|Comments Off on Ukraine: highest interest rate in 15 years at 30%

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My name is Daniel Szekely and I work as an IB Economics tutor, examiner and teacher. Having earned an MA degree in Economics at the University of Aberdeen, I started my career as a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley, one of the largest investment banks of the world. Yet, despite the promising career prospects of the banking industry, I decided to make a larger social impact by becoming a teacher. Currently, I teach IB Economics at SEK Budapest International School and have been an examiner for over 6 years. I started EconDaddy as a simple blog to share great articles with my students and others taking IB Economics around the world to use for their commentaries. Being a practicing IB Economics tutor, I have first hand insight into the most common mistakes of students, so the EconDaddy blog now also provides exam and commentary writing tips.

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