Chief Economist Group

Yaroslav Lissovolik joined the Eurasian Development Bank as its Chief Economist in 2015. 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 Advisory Council of the Central Bank of Russia, 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.


Assessment of current and forecasted macroeconomic indicators of the economies of the member of the EDB, macroeconomic policies and strategies for economic development, as well as an overview of global trends in commodity and financial markets in order to provide macroeconomic expertise for the Bank's internal users and for the general public.

Main tasks:
  • Monitoring of current economic situation in the member states of the Bank is provided in a periodic publication «Monthly Economic Review»;
  • Evaluation of selected economic issues concerning both its member states and the world economy is at the «EDB Chief Economist Blog»;
  • Modeling of macroeconomic processes and development forecasts of the main macroeconomic indicators of Bank’s member states. Forecast is published quarterly at «EDB Macroreview»;
  • Results of the research work presented in section «Working Papers».

EDB Chief economist office in Moscow:
Krasnopresnenskaya emb. 12, Moscow 123610 Russia
EDB Chief economist office in Bishkek:
21, Erkindik Blvd, Bishkek, 720040, Kyrgyz Republic