International Advisory Board: Simeon Djankov

Dr. Simeon Djankov

Education  


Ph.D. in Economics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, May 1997
MA in Economics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, May 1995
BA in Economics, Geneva College, Pennsylvania, May 1993

 

Honors and Awards


Bulgaria’s Most Successful Politician, 4th place, Dec 2010
Bulgaria’s Most Successful Politician, 3rd place, Dec 2009
President’s Award, The World Bank, April 2007
President’s Award, The World Bank, April 2005

 

Positions


Visiting Professor, London School of Economics, Department of Finance, October 2015 - Current

Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC, April 2013 -Rector, New Economic School, Moscow, October 2013 – October 2015
Adjunct Faculty, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, August 2013 – June 2014
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Republic of Bulgaria, July 2009 – March 2013

Chairman of the Board, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, May 2012 - March 2013

Chief Economist, Finance and Private Sector Development, IFC, Jan 2008 – July 2009

Manager, Doing Business project, The International Finance Corporation, Feb 2002 – Jan 2008
Principal Author, World Development Report 2002, Institutions for Markets, March 2001  –  Feb 2002
Senior Financial Economist, Europe and Central Asia Region, The World Bank, April 1999 – March 2001
Economist, East Asia Region, The World Bank, May 1998 – April 1999
Young Professional, The International Finance Corporation, Aug 1997 – May 1998
Consultant, Europe and Central Asia Region, June 1995 – Aug 1997