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Chief Assistant Professor Ilia Atanasov, Ph.D.

Associate Dean "Accreditation and Ratings"

Scientific Secretary of the Department of Economics

His interests are related to economic modeling, economic growth, and the impact of information on the behavior of economic agents.



  • Microeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II
  • Money, banking, and financial markets
  • Fundamentals of behavioral economics
  • Corporate economics


Selected publications

Dimitar Zlatinov, Ilia Atanasov, Absolute and Conditional Convergence: A Story about Convergence Clubs and Divergence in the EU, Economic Studies Journal, том:2, 2021, ISSN (print):0205-3292, Ref, IR , SCOPUS, SJR (0.2 - 2019), SCOPUS Quartile: Q3 (2021), Journal of Economic Literature/EconLit, RePEc, EBS

Ilia Simeonov Atanasov, Uncertainty in Social Networks: A Matter of Opinions, IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol:52, issue:25, 2019, pages:494-497, Ref, IR , SCOPUS, SJR (0.332 - 2020), INSPEC

Dimitar Zlatinov, Bozhidar Nedev, Ilia Atanasov, Nedko Kosev, Effects on the Economic Growth in Bulgaria During the Transition to Low-carbon Economy in the Energy Sector , Economic Studies, vol:28, issue:6, 2019, pages:110-127, ISSN (print):0205-3292 , Ref, IR , SCOPUS, SJR (0.2 - 2019), SCOPUS Quartile: Q2 (Economics, Econometrics, Finance), RePEc


Fields of study

  • Behavioral economics
  • Economic Growth
  • Econometrics
  • Economic modeling


email: i.atanasov@feb.uni-sofia.bg
Adress: 1113 Sofia, 125 Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd., Block 3, Office 505


Office hours
Wednesday – 14:00-15:00, MS Teams, after confirmation by e-mail


Profiles in scientific platforms
Research Gate


CV in English