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 Abromavicius introduced a new employee of the Ministry of Economy – well-known American economist Scott Jacobs

Well-known American economist Scott Jacobs will work for the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine.

This was stated by Minister of Economy of Ukraine Aivaras Abromavicius on his Twitter page, Censor.NET reports.

"Scott Jacobs started work with us. He is a legendary expert. He introduced a regulatory guillotine all over the world. Jacobs, Cordoba and partners will view our regulatory system for three weeks before the beginning a profound reform," Abromavicius said.

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Jacobs previously worked in the administrations of two U.S. presidents - Ronald Reagan and George HW Bush, where he was responsible for regulatory impact assessment. Jacobs is currently working in his own firm Jacobs, Cordoba and Associates. Together with his partners he will review the regulatory reform, which the ministry plans to start in 3 weeks.

Earlier, Censor.NET reported that the Ministry of Economy plans to cut staff by 50%.


 
 
 
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