Roman Vakulchuk

Senior Research Fellow

Roman Vakulchuk is a senior research fellow at NUPI. He holds a PhD degree in economics obtained from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany. His main geographical specialization is Kazakhstan, other countries of Central Asia and Ukraine and he publishes on economic transition and integration, climate change, trade, infrastructure and transport, business climate and business culture, as well as state capitalism in emerging markets.

Vakulchuk has work experience as a project leader and expert within research projects organized by among others the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the MFA and the Research Council of Norway. Roman also worked at the oil company Shell in Germany. He speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian, German and French.

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  • Energy Transition and Central Asia
    Mon 17 Jan 2022
    Time: 11:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Zoom (and live in Bishkek)

    The OSCE Academy, NUPI and EUCAM are happy to welcome you to an open workshop on new research on critical minerals in the Central Asia, and what role such minerals play in the energy transition.

  • Kazakhstan's Reforms during the Pandemic: Progress and Challenges
    Mon 14 Dec 2020
    Time: 15:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar

    Covid-19 has led to a global economic crisis, but how has the pandemic affected Kazakhstan and the other countries in Central Asia?

  • Ukraine's energy transition in a new political landscape
    Wed 30 Oct 2019
    Time: 15:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    The presidential and parliamentary elections earlier this year resulted in a massive shift of power in Ukrainian politics. How is this affecting the energy sector in Ukraine?

  • Reforms in Uzbekistan and new dynamics in Central Asia
    Wed 19 Jun 2019
    Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    What is the potential impact of President Mirziyoyev’s reform agenda for regional dynamics in Central Asia and beyond?

  • Russia, economics and power in the 21st century
    Sun 24 Jun 2018
    Time: 11:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Nigel Gould-Davies will talk about Russia's evolving position in the global economy, and the challenges and opportunities this presents for Russia and the West

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