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Jan Sherbin: Ukraine needs a Marshall Plan

President Obama has pledged $50 million to help Ukraine achieve stability and says economic reform should be at the forefront of the program, along with reduced reliance on imported Russian natural gas. To use these funds effectively, he might look to the Marshall Plan, which led to outstanding economic healing in Europe after World War II. An important portion of the Marshall Plan, and an approach that would perform well today in Ukraine, involved bringing European businesspeople on study tours to the United States to see first-hand how a thriving economy operates. Their task was to study American management and technology, picking up breakthrough ideas to implement at home. The goal:...