Prof. Dr. MITKO DIMITROV
 
Biography
 
 

Contacts:

  • phone: (+359-2) 810-4017
  • fax: (+359-2) 988-2108
  • e-mail: m.dimitrov@iki.bas.bg
  • address: 3, "Aksakov" str., Sofia 1040, BG

Date of birth: 18th August 1950

Languages: English, Russian, French
 

Areas of expertise:

  • Economic Development, Industrial organization, industrial policy, privatization, small and medium-sized enterprises, comparative economics

Place of work and position:

  • Economic Research Institute at BAS, Director, Head of Department, Professsor
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of BAS
  • Editor in Chief of the internationally indexed scientific journal "Economic Studies", 1996 - to present

Education:

  • 1968-1973 - University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria ,Principal subjects Economics, Title of qualification awarded – Master’s degree
  • 1986 – Institute of Economics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, Principal subjects Economics, Title of qualification awarded – Ph.D.

Fellowships and trainings:

  • 1996, Duration 6 months, London Business School, UK, Industrial Policy for Enterprise Restructuring
  • 1995, Duration 1 month. Catholic University, Gent, Belgium, Development of the Small and Medium Business
  • 1994, Duration 2 weeks, International Monetary Fund, Vienna, Austria, Financial Restructuring of the Enterprises
  • 1992, Duration 2 months, British Academy, London, UK, Privatization and Restructuring of the Economy: Conclusions for Bulgaria
  • 1982, 2 months, Institute of Economics, Moscow, Russia, Current Forms of Industrial Enterprise

Teaching activities:

  • 2000 – to present – Varna Free University, Subject “Industrial Organization”
  • 1999 – to present – Veliko Turnovo University, Subject “Industrial Organization”
  • 1995-2011 – Veliko Turnovo University, Subject “Entrepreneurship”

Ph.D. students:

  • 7 Ph.D. students on Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship
  • 4 Ph.D. students with successful defense
  • 18 Master's students in Entrepreneurship

Membership in scientific councils and scientific expert commissions:

  • 1993 – to present – Member of Scientific council of the Institute of Economics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 – 2010 – Member of Scientific Commission on Economic Sciences at Higher Attestation Commission
  • 1998 – 2007 – Scientific Secretary of Specialized Scientific Council on Branch Economy at Higher Attestation Commission
  • 1993 – 1998 – Member of Specialized Scientific Council for Macroeconomics and Economic Theory to the High Commission for Attestation
  • 1993 – 2011 – Member of Scientific council of the Faculty of Economics, Veliko Turnovo University
  • 1993 – 1995 – Member of Scientific council of the Faculty of Economics, Sofia University

Membership in international and national professional scientific associations, federations, etc.:

  • 2013 – to present – WINIR (World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research), founding member
  • 2006 – to present – European Economic Association
  • 2000 – to present – Member of International Advisory Committee of AME – Association for Modern Economy (The Network of Emerging European economies),Skopje, Macedonia
  • 1997 – to present – Executive Committee of the Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship
  • 1993 – to present – Association for Comparative Economic Studies
  • 1997 – 2002 – Member of Executive Committee of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies

Administrative-governing functions:

  • 1999 – to present – Member of the Methodical Council of the Joint Masters Programme of ERI-BAS and VTU
  • 1999 – to present – Member of the General Assembly of BAS
  • 1999 – to present – Economic Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Institute
  • 1992 – to present – Economic Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Head of Department
  • 2007 – 2011 – Economic Advisor of the President of Bulgaria
  • 2007 – 2011 – Chairman of the General Assembly of the Faculty of Economics, Veliko Turnovo University
  • 1993 – 1995 – Economic Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director of the Institute