- V. Bakhtin
Financial University, Moscow.
Vladimir Bakhtin is a Business Development Manager for emerging markets with Colvir Software Solutions Ltd. and a Researcher with the World Economy and International Business Department (Financial University).
Upon completion of his PhD thesis on “The EU-North Africa Economic and Trade Relations” (October, 2012) he went on to explore the economic and geopolitical aspects of the EU-Mediterranean and Russia-Mediterranean relations. Some of his research findings have been published in the Mediterranean series of Istituto Affari Internazionali and The German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Along with world economy and geopolitics his research interests encompass economic history issues. As a participant to the DAMIN project he devotes his efforts to analyzing the influence of wars and major geopolitical and socio-political events on the financial system of the Russian Empire in the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century.
- M. Kovalchuk
Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok.
School of regional and international research, Oriental department.
PhD thesis at Far Eastern Federal University (Russia) on the subject Japanese-Korean relations in the second part of 19th Century.
PhD thesis at Osaka State University (Japan) which represented the comparative analysis of Japanese views on Russian and British empires in the end of 19th century based on publications in Japanese press in 1890s years.
Current research topic is “The transformation of Japanese currency system in Meiji period, 1868-1912”.
In the framework of the DAMIN project my research is focused on the transition of the Japanese monetary system from its feudal past to modern analogs based on the Western models. I also develop the study of the Japanese monetary policy from the view of its domestic and international policy and political situation in the world, and particularly in the Far Eastern region in the second half of the 19th century.
The participation in DAMIN program provided a chance to organize the replication of the complete series of the proceedings of the Osaka Mint (Japan) in association with Georges Depeyrot (ENS, Paris), which provides a lot of important information for future research on the subject of Japanese monetary system in the second part of 19th – the begging of 20th century.
The participation in DAMIN program supports my research and provides the understanding of the world monetary policy in the second part of 19th century, which hugely benefits my work.
Financial University, Moscow.
Associate Professor of Money and Banking
Research interests: theory and history of money, philosophy of money, history of monetary thought, banking history, financial structure and development, Russian monetary system.
In the framework of the DAMIN project my research is focused on the transition of the Russian monetary system to a gold standard in the second half of the 19th century and, in a broader scope, on the role, which precious metals (gold and silver) played in the history of currency circulation in Russia.
- E. Svirina
Financial University, Moscow
Department of financial and economic research at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Russia.
Research fellow at the Monetary Policy Center.
EMFSS tutor of «Introduction to economics».
Current research topic is the «Modernization of a Russian national payment system as an impact factor of a monetary policy improvement».
My PhD topic «Inflation targeting foreign experience and the perspectives of its application in Russia» determined my current sphere of interest e.g. foreign and national aspects of monetary policy, factor analysis of inflationary pressures and money circulation. I am very much interested in evolution of foreign and national monetary systems. The participation in DAMIN programme hugely supports my understanding of the current monetary policy practices and benefits my work.