Chief Editor

Olga Smirnova,  Ph.D. (economics), Deputy Director in Inter-Regional Institute for Spatial Development (Yalta)

Academic experience

From January 2015 – Deputy General Director, Interregional Institute of development of territories, Yalta

2008 to 2014 – senior researcher, leading researcher, Russian Presidential Academy of national economy under the President of the Russian Federation, Moscow

Experience in public and international service

2013 to 2014 –  Eurasian Economic Commission, Deputy head of Department of natural monopolies of the Department of transport and infrastructure;

2008 to 2013 – the Federal Antimonopoly service of Russia, Deputy head of Department for control over fuel-energy complex (leading specialist-expert, Counsellor of division, Deputy head of the Department).

Participation in research projects:

2016 — Economic analysis of the behavior of actors on the market of coal pitch in the Russian Federation, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics;

2015-2016 — «Developing a system (algorithm) to the automated collection, storage, visualization and data processing in the area of price monitoring of aeronautical tariffs», commissioned by the Federal Antimonopoly service;

2014 – «Evaluation of indicators of price discrimination to oligopolistic commodity markets of the Russian Federation»;

2013 – «the effect of the structure of the institutional environment on economic growth in the industrial sector»

Teaching experience in various Moscow universities for 15 years.