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

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
Serbia’s FTA with the Eurasian Union: A Window of Opportunity
02.03.2017
A scenario of a bridge between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union formed by Serbia allows for it to become a window for Russia into the West and for the EU to intensify and strengthen its ties in
Re-Thinking the BRICS: On the Concepts of BRICS+ and BRICS++
07.02.2017
By building a network of economic alliances across continents the BRICS may take the lead in shaping global economic integration against the backdrop of waning integration impulses in the developed
Davos 2017: Error Analysis
24.01.2017
The Davos forum reaffirmed the growing belief that globalization has slowed down and may even be reversing its movement in many industrialized countries, ceding leadership in integration,
Short-Circuiting Globalization
17.01.2017
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
06.01.2017
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
14.09.2016
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.