Oļegs Krasnopjorovs
Dr. oec. Oļegs Krasnopjorovs
Chief Economist of the Macroeconomic Analysis Division, Monetary Policy Department


Olegs Krasnopjorovs got a PhD in Economics (subfield of Econometrics) from the University of Latvia in 2013 for his Doctoral Thesis "Factors of Economic Growth in Latvia". Before he got a Master's Degree in Economics (Mathematical Economics) and Bachelor's Degree (Analytical Economics) from the University of Latvia. Olegs Krasnopjorovs augmented macroeconomic analysis and econometric modeling skills in various study courses in Austria and Switzerland. In 2013, Latvian Council of Science assigned him expert rights in the field of Economics.

Olegs Krasnopjorovs started his career at Latvijas Banka in 2006 after winning in scientific research papers competition organized by Latvijas Banka. After gaining experience in the analysis of fiscal policy issues, since 2008 he is responsible for the labour market assessment.

He is the author of several research and popular research papers as well as an active blogger on macroeconomic issues (in English, Latvian and Russian). His publications on the causes of Latvia's unemployment and on measuring the emigration volumes, as well as on the equilibrium between wages and labour productivity, Latvian education system and assessment of public spending efficiency promoted deep public interest.

Olegs Krasnopjorovs participates in drafting Latvia's macroeconomic projections and conducting labour market research.

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