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Assoc. Prof. Atanas Atanasov, PhD - President

Portrait of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Atanas Atanasov - President

Contact Information:
Address: 2, Panayot Volov Str., 1038, Sofia
tel.: +359 2 9857 701
Visiting hours: Monday 3 - 5 p.m.
E-mail: [email protected]

Date and place of birth: 26 February 1977, Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria
2015 PhD in Economics, field of study „Statistics and Demography“ – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), Economic Research Institute. Dissertation topic: „Econometric methods for seasonal adjustment of statistical time series“
1995 - 2000 Master in Economics, field of study „Statistics and Econometrics“ – University of National and World Economy – Sofia (UNWE). Top of the class, graduated with full honors
2014 Management of projects financed by EU programmes – UNWE
2014 Preparation of proposals for research projects – UNWE
2004 Designing and implementing OLAP solutions via MICROSOFT SQL SERVER – Microsoft
2004 Data bases management via MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2000 – Microsoft
Language skills
Fluent in English, has a command of German and Russian
Professional experience
July 2022 President of the NSI
November 2018 Assoc. Prof. at „Statistics and Econometrics“ department of UNWE
March 2001 - October 2018 Chief Asst. Prof. at „Statistics and Econometrics“ department of UNWE
December 2012 - June 2022 Managing Partner at „Econometrica“ LTD
January 2006 - June 2022 Managing Partner at „Microstat Analytics“ LTD
Project participation
  Leader and expert in more than 130 projects in the field of statistics. He has consulted numerous international and national institutions including the World Bank, Administration of the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economy, National Social Security Institute, Court of Auditors, banks and other organizations
Scientific publications
  Author of 60 scientific publications in the field of statistics including 16 textbooks and monographs, 15 articles in scientific journals and 29 reports in scientific conferences
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the Econometric Society
• Member of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS)