Chief Economist, Eurasian Development Bank
Record as a leading expert in regional integration and Eurasian economy. Publishing and advisory record based on applied quantitative techniques, modelling and forecasting, and qualitative and interpretation expertise. Extensive academic and policy-related research, ca. 180 publications. A developer of research teams and products. Expertise in macro- and microeconomic analysis, global and regional economic trends, economic integration, economics of infrastructure (electric power, transport, water, and digital); debt and fiscal sustainability; global financial architecture.
2020 – present: Chief Economist, Eurasian Development Bank
2018 – 2023: Chief Economist, Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development
2011 - 2018: founding Director of the Center for Integration Studies of the Eurasian Development Bank (St. Petersburg, Russia).
2006 - 2011: Positions held at the EDB Strategy and Research Department (Almaty, Kazakhstan): Senior Analyst, Head of Economic Analysis Unit, Deputy Head of Department.
2001 - 2006: Analyst, lecturer, and invited fellow in various organizations in Russia, Germany, France, Belgium, and China, including CEPS, University of Jena, Dalian Association of International Economic Cooperation, University of Leuven.
1998: Graduated from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. 1999: Master's Degree at the University of Göttingen. 2007: PhD in economics at the University of Grenoble II. 2008: Dr. Hab. in economics at IMEMO, Moscow.
Speaks Russian, English, German, and French.
Authored and co-authored ca. 180 publications, including 16 monographs. Most recent books are: Libman A., Vinokurov E. (2021) One Eurasia or Many? Regional Interconnections and Connectivity Projects in the Eurasian Continent. George Washington University: Washington D.C.; Vinokurov E. (2018) Introduction to the Eurasian Economic Union. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan; Vinokurov E., Libman A. (2017) Re-Evaluating Regional Organizations: Behind the Smokescreen of Official Mandates. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Chief Editor, Journal of Eurasian Economic Integration, 2008-2015; Chief Editor, EDB Eurasian Integration Yearbook, 2008-2013; Member of the Dissertation Council on International Economy, IMEMO, Moscow; Professor of the Russian Academy of Science; reviews per request for multiple journals in the fields of economy and international relations; member of International Studies Association, American Economic Association, Asian Financial Think Tank.