Veronika Movchan is an Academic Director at the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting - IER (Kyiv). Her main research interests lie in the sphere of trade policy, including WTO-related issues, regional integration, non-tariff measures, quantification of trade policy instruments, and modeling of policy changes, including the CGE modelling. Recently her research focus has been on analysis of a potential impact of the establishment of the DCFTA between Ukraine and the EU vis-à-vis other options of the regional integration. In particular, she led projects ‘Economic Component of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU: business, households and the state’ (2014) and ‘Impact of the EU-Ukraine DCFTA on different categories of households: a CGE micro-modeling’ (2014). Mrs. Movchan holds MA in Economics from the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Ukraine). Before joining the IER, she worked at the World Bank Resident Mission in Kyiv and the Harvard Institute for International Development (Ukraine). She was a research fellow at Stanford University (USA), and a visiting researcher at the DIW-Berlin (Germany).