- Candidate of Economic Sciences, Executive Director

Date of birth: February 5, 1957
Telephone 629-2820
Fax 695-6841
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Education

  • 1981-1984 Moscow State University, post-graduate course , Candidate of Sciences (Economics)
  • 1975-1980 Moscow State University , graduate diploma

 

Foreign languages

English - fluent

Professional Experience

  • 1992-present time – Institute for the Economy in Transition , from 2010 – Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, principal research fellow, Head of Department; current position – Executive Director of Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy.
  • 1989-1992 – All-Russia Institute for Foreign Economic Relations Studies, Head of Sector
  • 1984-1989 Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School, Lecturer in economics

 

Professional Interests

  • Macroeconomics,
  • foreign economic activity,
  • regional economics,
  • customs legislation,
  • free economic zones,
  • accession to WTO

Participation in IEP projects

  • 1993-1996 USAID “Economic and Institutional Reforms in Russia”, Senior expert
  • 1995 TACIS-ACE    “Liberalization of foreign trade in Russia” Project manager from Russian side
  • 1996-1998 TACIS-Prometee    “Support to a global development plan for Kaliningrad”    Russian Project Director
  • 1998-1999 Administration of Altai Republic    “Analysis of Moscow State University Interbudgetary Relations in the Republic of Altai and Development of Reform Program in the Region”, Senior expert
  • 1998-1999 British American Tobacco    “Improving the Excise Taxation of Tobacco Products”, Project Director
  • 1998-1999 Federal Road Service of Russia    “Improving the System of Road Management, Its Funding and Normative Provision. Development of Federal documents in the sphere of road development”, Project Director
  • 1998-1999 Administration of Kaliningrad oblast “Development in the Kaliningrad oblast  Local Free Economic Zones”, Project Director
  • 1998-1999 Ministry of Economy of Russia “Inflation Forecast and Its Effect on the Dynamics of Macroeconomic Parameters”, Expert
  • 1998-1999 “Eurasia” Foundation “Development of Legislative Acts on Stimulating the Investment Activity in Kaliningrad oblast”, Project Director
  • 1999 World Bank “Development of Federal Normative and Legal Base, which Determines the Budget Process in the subjects of the Russian Federation”, Senior expert
  • 1999 TACIS - EES    “Development of Strategies of Urban Economic Development (Kaliningrad, Sochi, and Vologda)”, Project Director from the Russian side
  • 1999 Taiwan Institute of Economic Studies “Investment and the Foreign Trade Climate in Russia”, Project Director
  • 1999 World Bank “The Issue of the Interbudgetary Relations Reform”, Expert
  • 1999 World Bank “The System of Interbudgetary Relations in the Russian Federation during Transition”, Expert
  • 1999 World Bank  “Analysis of Russian Budgetary Legislation (Budget Code draft)”,  Expert
  • 1999 USAID  “Issue of Unification of Customs Tariffs in the Russian Federation. Issues of Improvement of Customs Regimes in the Russian Federation”, Project Director
  • 1999-2000 The RF Ministry of Transportation   “Improvement of the System of Road management, Funding and Regulatory Support”, Senior expert
  • 1999-2000 Know-How Fund    “Regional Financial Project”, Project Director from the Russian side
  • 2000 The RF Ministry of Taxes and Levies “Tax Potential of Russia’s Economy in the Regional Cross-Section: Current State and Prospects of Development”, Project Director
  • 2000-2001 Administration of Kaliningrad oblast    “Development of the Federal Targeted Program of Economic Development of Kaliningrad oblast up to 2010”, Project Director
  • 2000-2002 TACIS    Russian European center for economic policy (RECEP) SCR-E/110146/C/SV/RU    Senior expert
  • 2001-2002 USAID “Improvement of Customs and Tariff Legislation in the Context of Russia’s Accession to WTO”, Senior expert
  • 2002 the RF Ministry of Transportation “Analysis of the System of Budget Funding and Management of Transport Sector, Development of Recommendations to Raise Efficiency of Government Regulation of Transport”, Deputy Project Director
  • 2001-2002 TACIS     “Assisting in the Development of Trade and Investment in Kaliningrad oblast”, Project Director from the Russian side
  • 2002 World Bank  “Analysis of Public Expenditure on the Roads”, Senior expert
  • 2002 Accounts Chamber  “Review of International Experience Regarding Building a System of Performance Based Public Expenses”, Project manager
  • 2002-2003 JSC “Surgutneftegaz”   “Analysis of the Effect of Tax Reform on the Oil Sector of the Economy and Development of Legislative Recommendations on Improving the Tax System  of Russia”, Project Director
  • 2003 Ministry of Taxes and Levies  “Analysis of Tax Base and Improving the algorithm for calculating the income tax. Senior expert
  • 2003 Ministry of Transportation  “The State of Road Works Market and Pricing. Funding of Roads”, Senior expert
  • 2003 Accounts Chamber  “Analysis of the RF Budget Policy Efficiency, Its effect on Economic Processes and Recommendations for Improvement. Analysis of the Tax Reform and Development of Proposals for Further Improvement of Tax Policy”, Senior expert
  • 2003 Department for International Development (DFID)      “Republic of Karelia: Technical Assistance in the Improvement in the management of Public Debt, Bills Payable and Contingent Liabilities”, Senior expert
  •  2001-2004 World Bank  “Implementation of the Federal and Regional Legislation on Interbudgetary Relations and Subnational Finances”, Deputy Project Director
  • 2003 TACIS    “Increasing the Potential of Regional reforms”, Expert
  • 2004-2007  World Bank  “Restructuring of the Budget Sphere and Raising Efficiency of Regional and Local Budgets Expenditures”, Expert
  • 2004-2007  World Bank  “Reform of Public Investment on Regional (municipal) Level”, Project Director
  • 2004-2007  World Bank  “Comparative Analysis of Tax Reforms in Countries with Transition Economies and Development of Recommendations on Certain Issues of Tax Policy in the Russian Federation”, Consultant
  • 2004- 2006  Euro-Asia Economic Cooperation  “Development of International Legal Documents Aimed at Forming a Single Economic Space”, Project manager
  • 2005-2006  USAID  “Harmonization of Russian Legislation in the Sphere of the Intellectual Property Rights with International Norms and Legal Proctice”, Project manager
  • 2006 Ministry of Economic Development , ANE  “Development of a List of Russian regions, in which there exists the possibility and feasibility of establishing special economic zones”, Project manaer
  • 2005-2007 World Bank, FTS  “Analysis and Development of Tax Legislation and Tax Policy”, Consultant
  • 2006  Japan Bank for International Cooperation  “Study of State Interference in the Russia’s Private Sector”, Project manager
  • 2007 Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmBX  “Development of Concept of Creation and Development of Tourist and Recreational Special Economic Zones in the Russian Federation”, Project manager
  • 2007 USAID  “Export Regulation Oversees and Export Support in Russia”, Project manager
  • 2007-2008 World Bank  “Technical Assistance to the RF Ministry of Finance in the Sphere of Interbudgetary Relations”, Project manager
  • 2007-2008 World Bank  “Assistance to the RF Ministry of Finance in the Development of Legislation for Ensuring Procedures of Cross-Boarder Insolvency of Financial organizations”, Consultant
  • 2007-2008 British American Tobacco  “Analysis and Development of Proposals for Improvement of Tax Legislation Regarding VAT taxation”, Consultant

 

Publications:

  1. Rossiya i mirovaya ekonomika // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1995 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 14) / Soavt.: N. Leonova, N. Volovik, N. Kuznetsova. - M.: IEPPP, 1996
  2. Russia and international economy// Russian economy in 1995. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 14) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik, N. Kuznetsova. - M. IET, 1996 
  3. Vneshnyaya torgovlya // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1 polugodii 1996 goda. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 15) / Soavt.: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IEPPP, 1996 [In Russian only] 
  4. Vneshnyaya torgovlya; Prilozheniye V. Platezhnyy balans Rossii // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1996 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 16) / Soavt.: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IEPPP, 1997  
  5. External Trade; Appendix I. Payment Balance of Russia // Russian economy in 1996. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 16) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 1997
  6. Reforma vneshney torgovli: rezul'taty i perspektivy // Pyat' let reform. Seriya "Nauchnyye trudy" № 3 / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPPP, 1997 [In Russian only]  
  7. Vneshnyaya torgovlya // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1 polugodii 1997 goda. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 17) / Soavt.: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IEPPP, 1997 [In Russian only] 
  8. Vneshnyaya torgovlya; Prilozheniye IV. Regulirovaniye vneshney torgovli // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1997 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 18) / Soavt.: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IEPPP, 1998  
  9. External Trade // Russian economy in 1997. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 18) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 1998  
  10. Ekonomika perekhodnogo perioda. Ocherki ekonomicheskoy politiki postkommunisticheskoy Rossii 1991–1997. - M.: IEPPP, 1998 [In Russian only]  
  11. Vneshnyaya torgovlya // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v yanvare - sentyabre 1998 goda. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 19) / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Karlova, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPPP, 1998 [In Russian only]   
  12. Vneshnyaya torgovlya // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1998 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 20) / Soavt.: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IEPPP, 1999 
  13. Foreign trade // Russian economy in 1998. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 20) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 1999  
  14. Vneshnyaya torgovlya; Prilozheniye. Regulirovaniye vneshneekonomicheskoy deyatel'nosti // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 1999 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 21) / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPPP, 2000  
  15. Foreign Trade // Russian economy in 1999. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 21) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2000  
  16. Vneshniy dolg i denezhno-kreditnaya politika // Nekotoryye problemy denezhno-kreditnoy politiki v perekhodnoy ekonomike. Seriya "Nauchnyye trudy" № 28 / Soavt.: P. Kadochnikov, S. Sinel'nikov, R. Entov, S. Drobyshevskiy, YE. YErshova. - M.: IEPP, 2001 [In Russian only]  
  17. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost'; Prilozheniye 2. Regulirovaniye vneshney torgovli // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2000 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 22) / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPP, 2001  
  18. Foreign trade // Russian economy in 2000. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 22) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2001 
  19. Problema ekonomicheskogo razvitiya Kaliningradskoy oblasti kak eksklavnogo regiona Rossii / SEPRA / Soavt.: V. Zhdanov, O. Kuznetsova, V. Mau, V. Plyukhin. - M.: IEPP, 2002  
  20. Problems Related to Development of the Kaliningrad Region As an Exclave Territory of the Russian Federation / CEPRA / Co-authors: V. Zhdanov, O. Kuznetsova, V. Mau, V. Plyukhin, M. J. Wojciechowski, A. Hecht. - M.: IET, 2002  
  21. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost'; Prilozheniye 2. Regulirovaniye vneshney torgovli; Prilozheniye 3. Itogi peregovornogo protsessa po prisoyedineniyu Rossii k VTO v 2001 godu i perspektivy yego razvitiya // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2001 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 23) / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPP, 2002  
  22. Foreign economic activities; Annex 2. Foreign trade regulation; Annex 3. The results of the 2001 negotiations on Russia's accession to the WTO and future prospects // Russian economy in 2001. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 23) / Co-authors: N. Leonova, N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2002  
  23. Problemy puti vstupleniya Rossii v VTO / IET Academic Council meeting of 19 November 2002 [In Russian only]   
  24. Ekonomika perekhodnogo perioda. Ocherki ekonomicheskoy politiki postkommunisticheskoy Rossii. 1998-2002. - M.: Delo, 2003 [In Russian only]  
  25. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost'// Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2002 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 24) / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPP, 2003  
  26. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2002. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 24) / Co-authors: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IET, 2003  
  27. The Economics of Russian Transition. Edited by Yegor Gaidar. The MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. London, England.© 2003 Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
  28. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost' // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2003 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 25) / Soavt.: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IEPP, 2004  
  29. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2003. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 25) / Co-authors: N. Volovik, N. Leonova. - M.: IET, 2004  
  30. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost' // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2004 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 26) / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2005  
  31. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2004. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 26) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2005  
  32. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost'// Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2005 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 27) / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2006  
  33. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2005. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 27) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2006  
  34. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost' // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2006 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy (Vypusk 28) / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2007  
  35. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2006. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 28) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2007  
  36. Osobyye ekonomicheskiye zony / SEPRA / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2007 [In Russian only] 
  37. Special Economic Zones / CEPRA / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2007
  38. Vneshnyaya torgovlya // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2007 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy. (Vypusk 29) / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2008  
  39. Foreign Trade // Russian economy in 2007. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 29) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2008  
  40. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost'. Razvitiye i perspektivy integratsionnykh protsessov (VTO, SNG) // Ekonomika perekhodnogo perioda. Ocherki ekonomicheskoy politiki postkommunisticheskoy Rossii. Ekonomicheskiy rost 2000-2007 / Soavt.: N. Volovik, A. Pakhomov. - M.: Izdatel'stvo "Delo" ANKh, 2008 [In Russian only]  
  41. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost' // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2008 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy. (Vypusk 30) / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2009  
  42. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2008. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 30) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2009  
  43. Vneshneekonomicheskaya deyatel'nost' // Rossiyskaya ekonomika v 2009 godu. Tendentsii i perspektivy. (Vypusk 31) / Soavt.: N. Volovik. - M.: IEPP, 2010  
  44. Foreign economic activities // Russian economy in 2009. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 31) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2010  
  45. Zarubezhnyy opyt stimulirovaniya eksporta // Ekonomika perekhodnogo perioda. Sbornik izbrannykh rabot 2003-2009 / Soavt.: Pakhomov A., Volovik N. - M.: Izdatel'stvo "Delo" ANKh, 2010 [Only in Russian]
  46. Foreign Trade// Russian economy in 2010. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 32) / Co-author: N. Volovik, К. Kharina. - M.: IET, 2011
  47. Foreign Trade// Russian economy in 2011. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 33) / Co-author: N. Volovik, К. Kharina. - M.: IET, 2012
  48. Foreign Trade// Russian economy in 2012. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 34) / Co-author: N. Volovik. - M.: IET, 2013