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1. Family name: Chobanov

2. First name: George

3. Date of birth : May 11, 1948

4. Nationality: Bulgarian

 

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Contact details:

Phone: +359 2 873 83 10 (office)

Fax: +359 2 873 99 41

E-mail: georgech@feb.uni-sofia.bg

Office Address: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, St. Kliment Ohridski University Bulgaria, 1113 Sofia, Tsarigradsko chausse blvd. 125, block 3

Postal address: 37, Peter Bogdan Str., 1505 Sofia / Bulgaria

 

Education:

 

Institution St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Date

 

09.1967 – 06.1972

 

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained

 

Master of Science in Statistics

 

Institution

 

Academy of Sciences in GDR, Berlin, 1981

 

Date

 

09.1977 –06.1981

 

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained

 

Ph.D. in Statistics

 

Institution

 

Higher Attestation Commission of Bulgaria

 

Date

 

02.08.2010

 

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained

 

Doctor of Economic Sciences

 

Theses on Dynamics, Equilibrium and Stability in an Economic System

 

Institution

 

Higher Attestation Commission of Bulgaria

 

Date

 

31.01.2011

 

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained

 

Professor in Economics

 

Theses script on: Methods for Empirical Analysis of Employment and Income Distribution

 

 

Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic).

 

 

Language

 

Speaking

 

Reading

 

Writing

 

Bulgarian

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

English

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

German

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

Russian

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

Membership of professional bodies:

 

European Economic Association

European Econometric Society

Higher Statistical Council of Bulgaria

 

Other skills:

  • Good analytical, communication, managerial and organizational skills;
  • Good computer literacy
  • Presentation skills
  • Project Management..

Present position:

 

Professor in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, St Kliment Ohridski University Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Occupations:

30.01.1991 – 14.10.2003 Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business in the same University

14.10.2003 – 11.10.2007 Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business in the same University

1997- 2003 – Head of the Department of Statistics and Econometrics

Since 2003 – Head of the Department Economics and Management of Branches

Since 11.10.2007 Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business in the same University

 

Years with the Firm: 34

 

Key qualifications:

 

General professional experience

  • Experience in Managing a team composed of international and local specialists;
  • Experience in Supervising and co-ordinating of all technical and administrative aspects of a contract.

 

Specific professional experience

  • Experience in managing academic institution building projects.
  • Experience in coordination between state organizations, academic institutions and private companies.
  • Experience in management of EU research projects.

 

Lecturing Courses on:

Statistics
Economic Statistics
Econometrics
Econometric Methods and Models
Open Economy Macroeconomic Models
Forecasting,
Environmental Economics,
Economic Growth
Energy Balances and Forecasting

Economics of Waste

Institutional Economics

Economics of the Public Sector

Economics of Science

Agricultural Statistics

Principles of Economic Analysis

 

Research on the Area of:

Economic Analysis and Economic Policy

International macroeconomics

Currency boards, currency areas

Economic growth

Labor Markets, Income Distribution, Poverty, Social Policy,

Environnmental Studies, and Sustainable Development

Institutional Economics

Forecasting and Decision Analysis in Economics and Business.

Total quality management

Economic and Vocational Education

Agriculture

Health care economics and management

Services Science

 

Key certificates:

Certificate of Enterprise Valuation of the Agency of Privatisation, Bulgaria.

 

Specific experience in the region:

 

 

Country

 

Date:

 

Bulgaria

 

Evaluation of enterprises: Agency of privatization – 4

 

Other evaluations – 3

 

Business plans – More than 120

 

 

Bulgaria

 

Netherlands

 

Development of Public Finance School at the Ministry of Finance in Bulgaria

 

Bulgaria

 

Netherlands

 

Strengthening the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy in Welfare Maintenance and Social Activation Programs. Research Project with the Institution for International Cooperation SEOR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, period May 1998 – September 1999.

 

Bulgaria

 

Germany

 

Austria

 

Restructuring of Economic Pedagogy at Bulgarian Universities. TEMPUS S_JEP-11309-96, period 1 September 1996 – 31 August 1998.

 

Bulgaria, UK, Greece, Check, Poland

 

Exchange Rate Policies, Prices and Supply Response under Transition. PHARE ACE Research Project Nr. 96-6176R, period: 1.5.1997 – 30.4.1999.

 

Bulgaria, Portugal, Slovenia

 

Course Module on European Economic Statistics – CEES. PHARE Multi-Country Program in Distance Education, Contract No. EFT/97/VET/0068, period January 1998 – April 1999.

 

Bulgaria, UK

 

European Dimension of Institutional Quality Management. PHARE Multi-Country Program in Higher Education, period November 1999 – May 2000.

 

Bulgaria, Austria, Germany, Estonia

 

The Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Implications of Currency Boards in Transition Economies. PHARE ACE Project P97-8218, period 28 May 1999 – 28 November 2000.

 

Bulgaria, Italy, France, Greece

 

European Specialization in Public Territorial Management. TEMPUS IB JEP- 14076-99(BG), period November 1999 – October 2001.

 

Bulgaria, Italy, Malta

 

Jean Monnet Project “SMEs and EU Enlargement”, Bulgaria, Italy and Malta, March-July 2004

 

Bulgaria, Turkey

 

LEONARDO DA VINCI PROJECTVocational Education Project On Bank Credit System in European Union Countries And Using Credit in SMEs (Small and Medium Size Enterprises)” 2008-1-TR-LEO 02-00811

 

Bulgaria, Turkey

 

LEONARDO DA VINCI PROJECTVocational Education Project On Bank Credit System in European Union Countries And Using Credit in SMEs (Small and Medium Size Enterprises)” 2009 (Continuation)

 

 

 

Professional experience:

 

 

Date from – Date to

 

Location

 

Company

 

Position

 

Description

 

1975-

 

Sofia

 

St. Kliment Ohridski University

 

Professor

 

1991-2003

 

2007-

 

 

 

Faculty of Economics and Business in the same University

 

Dean

 

 

 

2003-2007

 

 

 

Faculty of Economics and Business in the same University

 

Vice-Dean

 

1997- 2003

 

 

 

Dept Statistics Econometrics

 

Head

 

 

 

 

2003-

 

 

 

Dept Economics and Management of Branches

 

Head

 

 

 

Other relevant information (e.g. Publications)

More than 100 publications in Bulgaria, Germany, UK, etc.

 

Main publications:

 

Books:

 

1. George S. Chobanov. Probability Theory. University Publishing House, Sofia, 1988, (in Bulgarian)

 

2. George S. Chobanov. Statistics. Alma Mater International Publishing House, Gabrovo, 1998 (in Bulgarian)

 

Research Papers:

1. Chobanov, George. The Process of Approaching Market Equilibrium. In: George Chobanov, Juergen Ploehn, Horst Schellhaas (eds.) Sofia Conferences on Social and Economic Development in Europe, volume 3, 2010, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main (in print).

2. Henrik Egbert, Maria Ivanova, Georgi Chobanov. New Data on the Bulgarian Transaction Sector: 1997 to 2006. In: George Chobanov, Juergen Ploehn, Horst Schellhaas (eds.) Sofia Conferences on Social and Economic Development in Europe, volume 2, 2009, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main.

3. Chobanov, George. Walras Law and Flow of Funds Analysis in an Open Economic System. In: George Chobanov, Juergen Ploehn, Horst Schellhaas (eds.) Sofia Conferences on Social and Economic Development in Europe, volume 2, 2009, pp. 25-37, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main.

4. George Chobanov. The Dynamic Interaction of Two Markets. In Sofia Conferences on Social and Economic Development in Europe, George Chobanov, Juergen Ploehn, Horst Schellhaass (eds.), volume 1 “Towards a Knowledge-Based Society in Europe”, 2009, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 171-186.

5. Georgi Chobanov, Henrik Egbert, Teodor Sedlarski Measuring the Transaction Sector, . Annuaire de l’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculte des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Tome 7, 2008, pp. 265-277.

6. Georgi Chobanov. The Knowledge Based Economy, Nauka, vol. XVIII, Nr. 4, 2008, pp. 7-12. (in Bulgarian)

7. Georgi Chobanov. Higher Education and Business Colaboration. Nauka, vol. XVIII, Nr. 2, 2008, pp. 30-31. (in Bulgarian)

8. George Chobanov, Henrik Egbert. The Rise of the Transaction Sector in the Bulgarian Economy. Comparative Economic Studies, 2007, 49, pp. 683-698.

9. Georgi Chobanov, Henrik Egbert, Teodor Sedlarski. Methods for Data Collection on Transaction Tasks: A Micro-level Analysis. Statistika v. 1, 2007, pp. 3-18. (in Bulgarian)

10. George Chobanov. Rules of Society and Measurement of their Efficiency. Annuaire de l’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculte des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Tome 5, 2006, pp. 67-74.

11. Georgi Chobanov, Henrik Egbert, Albena Giuredzheklieva. Proposals for Measuring the Transaction Sector by the Official Statistics. Statistika v. 2, 2006, pp. 49-62. (in Bulgarian)

12. Georgi Chobanov. Die Relevanz von Vertrauensbeziehungen fuer Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. In Sofioter Perspektiven auf Deutschland und Europa. Studien zu Wirtschaft, Politik, Geschichte, Medien und Kultur, Juergen Ploehn (Hrsg.), S. 167-190, Politikwissenschaft Bd. 133 VIT Verlag Berlin, 2006.

13. George Chobanov. Indicators of Sustainable Development – What to do in Bulgaria?. In: “Le developpent durable dans les economies en transition: restaurer les flux economiques”, Conference internationale, Sofia, 22-24 novembre 2002, Sofia, 2003, pp. 151-160.

14. George Chobanov, Luben Toshkov. The Problem of the general trend to income inequality in Bulgaria in the Period of 1990-2000. In: Social challenges of the transition economies. Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Series, Paradigma Publishing House, 2002, pp.183-197. (in Bulgarian)

15. George Chobanov, Tsvetan Ignatov. Income inequality measures. In: Social challenges of the transition economies. Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Series, Paradigma Publishing House, 2002, pp.165-182. (in Bulgarian)

16. G. Chobanov, A. Delakorda, P. Karadeloglou and P. Wdowinski. Exchange Rate, Prices and Supply Response under Transition. A Simulation Study. In: Christos Papazoglou and Eric Pentecost (Eds.) Exchange Rate Policies, Prices and Supply-Side Response. A Study of Transitional Economies. Palgrave, 2001, pp. 78-88.

17. George Chobanov, Eric Pentecost. Price and Output Dynamics under Currency Board. The Case of Bulgaria. In: Christos Papazoglou and Eric Pentecost (Eds.) Exchange Rate Policies, Prices and Supply-Side Response. A Study of Transitional Economies. Palgrave, 2001, pp. 91-103.

18. George Chobanov. Leading indicators of the Bulgarian currency crices after 1990. Annuaire de l’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculte des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Tome 1, 2001, pp. 249-262.

19. George Chobanov, Stoimen Lissev, Ljuben Toshkov. Poverty Lines. Annuaire de l’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculte des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Tome 1, 2001, pp. 87-124.

20. George S. Chobanov. Econometric Principles of the Bulgarian Currency Board. In “Problems of Transition Economies” Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Series, Paradigma Publishing House, Sofia, 2000 p. 258-263 (in Bulgarian)

21. George S. Chobanov, Modeling of Financial Asset Returns by Shot Noise Processes. Mathematical and Computer Modelling 29, 1999, p. 17-21.

22. George Chobanov. Geld und Waehrungspolitik in Transformationsland Bulgarien. In Bulgarien und Europa. Ein deutsch-bulgarischer Dialog. Newsletter der 2. Sommerakademie fuer Sozialwissenschaften in Bulgarien, Zlatni Pjasatzi, September 1997, EFV Edwin Fenger Verlag, D-51427 Bergisch Gladbach, 1998, S. 89-101.

23. George S. Chobanov. The Responsibility of the Universities for the Reform in Bulgaria. Pladoyer for Clear Orienation of the Bulgarian Education in Economics and Business to the Standarts of the European Union. (Bulgarian), In Higher Education Forum (Ed. Josef Aff), p. 60-63, Alma Mater International Publishing House, Sofia, 1998.

24. George S. Chobanov, Plamen Mateev, Stefan Mittnik, Svetlozar Rachev, Modeling the Distribution of Highly Volatile Exchange-rate Time Series. “ in Springer Lecture Notes in Statistics vol. 115, Athens Conference on Applied Probability and Time Series, Volume II: Time Series Analysis. In Memory of E.J. Hannan, P.M. Robinson, M. Rosenblatt (Editors), p. 130 - 144, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., 1996

25. George S. Chobanov, Calculation of Critical Values for Some Parameters of Reliability and Quality Control. Proceedings of the Summer School on Mathematical Applications in Engeneering and Business, Varna 95

26. George S. Chobanov, Prodan S. Chobanov. Algorithms for Investigation of Reliability of Materials by the Means of Percolation Theory. In: “Methods of Informatics for Quality Asurance”, pp.56-60, Sofia, 1987

27. George S. Chobanov, Prodan S. Chobanov, Methods of Statistical Physics for Ivestigation of Reliability of Materials In: “Methods of Probabilistic and Statistical Analysis for Investigation of Quality”, pp.111-116, Sofia,1986

28. George S. Chobanov, On an analog of the concentration function. Stability Problems For Stochastic Models. Proceedings of the Seminar. The Institute for System Studies, Moscow, USSR, 1984 (Also Journal of Soviet Mathematics, vol. 35, Nr 2, October 1986, pp 2443-2445)

29. Svetlozar T. Rachev, George S. Chobanov, On metrization of vague convergence. Serdica Bulgaricae mathematicae publicationes, vol. 12, 1986, p. 154-158 (in Russian).

30. George S. Chobanov, Uniform distribution properties of convolution powers of distribution laws with continuous mark space. Serdica Bulgaricae mathematicae publicationes, vol. 12, 1986, p. 205-208 (in German).

31. George S. Chobanov, Uniform distribution properties of random sums in dependance of a Markoff process. Serdica Bulgaricae mathematicae publicationes. Vol. 12, 1986, p. 127-133 (in German).

32. M. Barneva, G. Chobanov, P. Chobanov, Monte Carlo method for some percolation models. Compstat 84, Short Communications, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1984.

33. George S. Chobanov. Spatially homogeneous critical Bellmann-Harris processes. Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica, vol.7., 1984, 18-33 (in German)

34. George S. Chobanov. Spatially homogeneous critical branching processes with arbitrary mark space. Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica, vol. 7, 1984, 34-54 (in German)

35. Svetlozar Rachev, George Chobanov, Existence and uniqueness of limit Gibbs distributions. The Dobrushin-Sinai approach. Lectures on stochastic problems of modernphysics. Sofia, Publishing House of St. Kliment Ohridski University, 1983, pp. 42-60 (in Bulgarian)

36. George S. Chobanov, Spatially homogeneous critical branching processes with continuous time I. Serdica Bulgaricae mathematicae publicationes. vol. 6, 1980, 264-269 (in German)

37. Zvetan Ignatov, George Chobanov, Construction of negative binomial point process. Mathematics and Mathematical Education. Reports of the Ninth Spring Conference of UBM, Sofia, Publishing House of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1980, pp. 138-141 (in Bulgarian)

 

Sofia, 28.02.2011