Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

Since September 2008
Rietzler Economics, Berlin
Independent Economist


Economic and econometric studies
Economic policy advice
Translation of economic texts (German, English, Russian, French, Spanish, Polish)
Project management

April 2005 – December 2007
Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) at the Hans Boeckler Foundation, Duesseldorf
Head of division


Management of the institute, research planning and external funding
Macroeconomic research and participation in economic policy working groups
Coordination of international networks
Budget planning and controlling, negotiations
Publications in German and English,, editing of academic publications
Internal reporting to supervisory and executive boards of the Hans-Böckler Foundation
Public relations, web content and newsletters in German and English

January 1999 – February 2005
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Berlin
Research fellow


Macroeconomic analysis of the European Monetary Union and its individual member states
Economic policy advice (also with other European institutes)

Participation in the “joint forecast” of the leading research institutes for the German government
Management of national and international projects
Expertises for German ministries, publications in German and English
Communication with international institutions (e.g. ECB, Eurostat) and the media
Organisation of international workshops and conferences

January 1996 - December 1998
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Berlin and Almaty
Project coordinator


Management of the EU-project "Kazakhstan Economic Trends" in Berlin and Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Analysis of Kazakhstan’s economic development

Editing the quarterly publication “Kazakhstan Economic Trends” (in English and Russian)

Cooperation with top level officials of Kazakh institutions (e.g. vice-presidents of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, vice ministers), representatives of international organisations (ILO, IMF, UNDP) as well as foreign investors
Regular reports to the European Commission; contract and budget negotiations

March 1994 - July 1995
BDO Deutsche Warentreuhand AG / BDO Binder International, Berlin, Moscow


Audits of annual financial statements in Germany and Russia

Due diligence audit and valuation of an enterprise in Uzbekistan in cooperation with auditors from Moscow and Kuala Lumpur

Preparation of annual financial statements for Russian subsidiaries of multinational companies according to IAS

Preparation of tax declarations to Russian authorities
Legal research for clients.
Translation of Russian accounting legislation into German

September 1991 - June 1993
Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), Berlin


Support to the research team of the project "The transformation of planning economies into monetary economies with special regard to the labour market and the balance of payments" (Volkswagen Foundation)

Statistical analysis

Organisation of international conferences


November 2001 – November 2005

PhD studies at Free University of Berlin, Faculty of Economics, Institute for Statistics and Econometrics, Professor Jürgen Wolters, title of the dissertation „A Small Model of the Spanish Economy“, grade: Magna cum laude

February 1991 - November 1993
Studies of economics at the Free University of Berlin, Diplom-Volkswirtin (average grade: 1.7)
Studies of Polish at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

September 1990 - January 1991
Russian language course in Moscow

April 1990 - August 1990
Studies of economics at the Free University of Berlin

October 1989 - March 1990
Studies of Russian, English, French and Polish at the Faculty of Applied Linguistics of Mainz University in Germersheim (Rhineland-Palatinate)

April 1986 - September 1989
Studies of economics, Russian and political science at Munich University

Computer literacy
MS-Office, Internet, Eviews, PC Give, various statistics tools, LaTeX, data base management (Microsoft Access)


Native tongue: German
Excellent: English, Russian, French
Fluent: Polish, Spanish

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