Eric Livny

Lead Regional Economist for Central Asia at the EBRD

Eric Livny is the Lead Regional Economist for Central Asia at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He advises senior management on the Bank’s country strategies, liaises with governments and international financial institutions, and leads the industrial policy stream within the Bank’s Community of Practice on Competition Policy.

Eric Livny graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Eric has been involved in the founding and management of several world-class education start-ups in the former USSR, including the New Economic School in Moscow, the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), and the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET). Eric Livny has served as president of ISET and the affiliated ISET Policy Institute – the first university-based economic policy think-tank in the South Caucasus.

In the last decade, Eric has been regularly publishing his views on policy in weekly columns in Georgia Today and The Financial, as well as in The ISET Economist and his Tbilinomics Tamada blog.

*Last updated April 2021