Luc Leruth is a Lead Economist at the ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI). He holds an MSc degree in Mathematics as well as MA and a Ph.D. in Economics. Mr. Leruth has spent most of his career in international financial institutions, mostly the IMF, but also at the AsDB in a number of positions. He has served as a Head of the Fiscal transparency Unit, Secretary of the G-10, and Director of several Regional Technical Assistance Centers of the IMF in Africa and in the Pacific.
Luc Leruth has spent many years in academia, including at the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi, at the Universities of Liège, Brussels, and Essex. He has published extensively in scientific journals. Mr. Leruth also has experience in the Fintec sector and has published several novels.
*Last updated April 2021
Gleb Shymanovich graduated from Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) with a Bachelor’s degree and Honours Diploma in Business Economics in 2006. In 2007, he received a Master’s degree in economics at BNTU. In 2010 finished a postgraduate program in the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences, where he worked as an associate researcher till 2011. Since 2006 he is an economist at the IPM Research Center and co-author of annual reports Poverty and Social Inclusion in Belarus, Business in Belarus: Status, Trends, Perspectives, and other publications of the IPM Research Center.
(Last updated March 2021)
Levan Tevdoradze is a Senior Researcher at the ISET Policy Institute for private sector development practice. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Central European University’s (CEU’s) School of Public Policy (SPP). Levan has experience of cooperating with several non-governmental and governmental institutions in Georgia. He is also a CERGE-EI Graduate Teaching Fellow, teaching at ISET. His research interests include democracy, governance, political economy, and public policy.
(Last updated November 2023)
Dominik Gerber is an Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Geneva. Previously he held a postdoctoral fellowship at Geneva as well as a doctoral research fellowship at the University of Rochester, NY.
His research and teaching focuses are in welfare economics and political theory.
*Last updated March 2021
Khrystyna Hyrenko is a PhD student at Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (Bi-national PhD supervision (Ukraine/Germany)) and researcher at the Kyiv School of Economics (Department of Public Administration).
Khrystyna Hyrenko has been involved in the non-profit sector and European youth activities for 5 years, making a valuable impact on the Ukrainian civil society formation. Also, she participated in organizing several youth projects in the EU countries in the frame of Erasmus+ Youth projects. She is the founder of the social inclusion project for women “Mokosha” in Ukraine.
Jonathan is a researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) – Stockholm School of Economics. He completed his PhD in Economics at the Paris School of Economics in 2020. He has previously worked as a research analyst at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Jonathan’s primary research interests are in political economy and development economics.
(Last updated January 2021)
B.S. in Applied Math and Physics (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology),
M.A. in Economics (New Economic School),
Ph.D. in Economics (in progress) (Northwestern University).
Nadzeya Batava received her Ph.D. in Economics in 2006. In 2018 she became an Associate Professor at the Belarusian State Technological University, and in 2017 held a fellowship at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Since 2018, she has been working at BEROC as an Analyst in the Green Economy Project.
Her professional interests include green economy and sustainable development.
Graduated from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 2018. From 2019 – student at Kyiv School of Economics, in the program “Economic Analysis”.
(Last updated October 2020)
Graduated from the Kyiv School of Economics in 2018. Worked with economic research in NGOs in 2017-2020. In 2019-2020 – researcher at Kyiv School of Economics. Started a PhD program at the Bonn University in October 2020.
(Last updated October 2020)