Yaroslav Lissovolik

Russian Federation

Chief economist with the Eurasian Development Bank.

Professor of International economics at the Diplomatic academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.


Short-Circuiting Globalization
Globalization has reached a stage, where in order to overcome reversals and the “new normal” of lower global growth rates, it has to become more inclusive and realistic with respect to the balance of
Macro Trends 2017
A global long-term trend will be the domination of regional integration alliances over global institutions, such as the WTO. In the past few years, Russia has started to take advantage of the
The Сross-Roads of Eurasia and Asia Pacific
The advancement towards establishing and reinforcing links between Greater Eurasia and the Asia Pacific could render the mega-projects in the region more stable and complete.
Rising Role of Cash: The “New Normal” in Wealth Management
Throughout the past decade the world economy is witnessing systemic transformation – from fewer growth drivers and lower growth rates to confusing patterns of cross-country investment and changes in
AIIB: Towards Balanced Globalism
The creation of new development institutions such as the BRICS bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) together with the emergence of regional development institutions
WTO: Lost in the Maze of Regionalism
Among the key international economic organizations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) stands out as a vivid example of the headwinds faced by the globalization process and further efforts
Bridging the Voids in Economic Integration
There may be a case for filling the regional void via the creation of a North-Pacific Partnership (NPP), which would bring together some of the key players in the region such as Russia and the
International Monetary System: Time for an Overhaul?
Today’s world economy appears to be increasingly bent on finding a new anchor. Whether it will be the reincarnation of the gold standard, a new Bretton Woods, or something altogether different is yet
Russia’s New Frontiers in Economic Alliances: Keeping Options Open
Throughout the past several months Russia’s authorities have issued a flurry of important statements on the priorities of Russia’s economic alliances in the world economy.
Russia's Rating Outlook from the Big Three: Mixed
After protracted periods of relative consensus, all three rating agencies differ in terms of their assessment and views on Russia.
Russia’s Eurasian Model of Modernization
As Russia’s literary classicists claimed, the most important issue for Russia is a sense of direction and in today’s context this is exactly what is lacking in Russia’s economic policy paradigm.
On Integrity in Trade Integration
In today’s global economy the dominant mode of economic integration and trade liberalization is that of regional and bilateral trade alliances – across virtually all major regions of the world new