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. Before he got a Master's Degree in Economics (Mathematical Economics) and Bachelor's Degree (Analytical Economics) from the University of Latvia. Moreover, he graduated several study courses in macroeconomics and econometrics in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the UK.

Olegs Krasnopjorovs won several competitions for young economists, later – participated in European Central Bank working groups and in international conferences.  He has expert rights in the field of Economics from Latvian Council of Science, he is a member of Strategic Management Council in education research of the Ministry of Education and Science, as well as a Deputy Director of University of Latvia Productivity Institute (“LV PEAK”). Author of several Bank of Latvia working papers and more than 100 publicistic articles. 

Olegs research interests cover the topics of labour market, inflation forecasting, productivity, structural reform impact on economic growth and convergence, as well as analysis of education quality. He participates in drafting Latvia's macroeconomic projections and in negotiations with international institutions. 

Olegs Krasnopjorovs is also actively engaged in young economists training by supervising internships at Latvijas Banka, lecturing at the University of Latvia (Faculty of Business, Administration and Economics) and supervising graduation papers in Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. 


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