Yaroslav Lissovolik

Russian Federation

Chief economist with the Eurasian Development Bank, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.  

Yaroslav Lissovolik joined the Eurasian Development Bank as its Chief Economist in 2015, with responsibilities covering macroeconomic analysis and forecasts as well as macroeconomic research. In 2001-2004 he worked in the International Monetary Fund, where he was Advisor to the Executive Director for the Russian Federation in Washington. In 2004 Yaroslav Lissovolik joined Deutsche Bank as Chief Economist; in 2009 he became Head of Company Research in Russia and in 2011- a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank in Russia.

Yaroslav Lissovolik earned a BA in Economics from Harvard University; an MA in International Economic Relations from Moscow State Institute of International Relations; an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, holds a PhD in Economics and is a professor at the department of World Economy at the Diplomatic Academy.

Yaroslav Lissovolik is a member of the Council on foreign and defense policy and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee. 

In 2012 Yaroslav Lissovolik became a member of the Expert Council of the Russian government as well as the Working group on macroeconomic policy of the Presidential Economic Council.

He has published books on Russia's entry to the WTO and on Russia's integration into the world economy, as well as numerous articles and papers on economic and policy issues.​

Materials

Report: The Geography of the Eurasian Economic Union: From Challenges to…
13.10.2017
Economic geography is considered to be a historical limitation and even ‘geographical burden’ EAEU countries to bear. However, this brings a few potential advantages for the Eurasian integration.
Monetizing BRICS+: Introducing The R5 Initiative
30.08.2017
As the world prepares for the upcoming BRICS summit in Xiamen, there is an increasing focus on the new initiative launched by China called the BRICS-plus that aims to extend BRICS countries
Russia's WTO Membership – Marking the First 5 Years
22.08.2017
This August Russia is marking its 5th anniversary of WTO membership. As Russians look back at the experience of the past 5 years for many this anniversary is a reminder of the record-long odyssey
Eurozone: In Need of Re-Adjustment
25.07.2017
The EU may continue to experience tremors along the North-South divide. On the external front the re-adjustment in the face of lower engagement from the US will need to focus on the East – including
Valdai Paper #69. BRICS-Plus: Alternative Globalization in the Making?
12.07.2017
In current circumstances, the BRICS block has a unique opportunity to offer an inclusive agenda for the world economy and, thus, to lead the evolution of global economic integration.
On the Value of Alternatives in the Global Economy
30.06.2017
The world economy struggles to find alternative paths to regaining its lost growth momentum. The domination of one model that other countries are to converge to deprives these countries of developing
The Mechanics of BRICS+: A Tentative Blueprint
15.06.2017
China’s BRICS+ initiative announced earlier this year is timely in terms of breathing new life into the evolution of the BRICS as well as delivering a new impetus to the process of global economic
A Geographical Case for the “One Belt, One Road” and the Eurasian Economic Union
29.05.2017
The unique nature of Eurasia’s geography has to do with the unprecedented distance of Eurasia’s Hinterland (inward) regions from the sea coast and accordingly from international markets. This
Japan-Russia: Joint Economic Activity Can Weaken the Territorial Dispute
27.04.2017
On April 27, 2017, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe arrived in Moscow. The main topic of the talks with the Russian President Vladimir Putin is the joint economic activity in the southern Kuril
Global Recovery: Not Much Ground for Optimism
21.04.2017
The question many observers will ask, is whether the current state of the world economy really merits even cautious optimism let alone buoyancy. Not only have the structural problems of the world
Russia-Iran: Memorandums of Understanding or Real Contracts?
27.03.2017
March 27 marks the beginning of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s two-day visit to Moscow. According to the official agenda, he will discuss "the whole complex of issues of Russian-Iranian
BRICS Plus: New Technology, New Vision for Economic Integration
23.03.2017
Against the backdrop of waning integration impulses in the developed world, the largest developing economies are forging ahead with new initiatives directed at revitalizing regional integration. The

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New Normal for the World Economy: The End of Booming Growth? Yaroslav…
23.08.2017
On August 23, 2017, the Valdai Discussion Club held an economic seminar, titled “New Normal for the World Economy: The End of Booming Growth?”

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Eurasian Economic Union: Recent Trends and Prospects. Economic Seminar
27.06.2017
On June 26, the Valdai Discussion Club hosted an economic seminar, titled “Eurasian Economic Union: Recent Trends and Prospects”. Seminar participants discussed successes of, and obstacles to Eurasian

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