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Research

 

 

 

 

1. Research projects

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Trifonova.

Financing of the project: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria, Competition “IDEAS” – 2008”, National Science Fund.

Participants in the project: members of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting, Faculty “Economics of Infrastructure” and Faculty “Management and Administration”, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

Implementation of the project: University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

 

Coordinator of the project: Prof. Dr. Trifon Trifonov.

Financing of the project: Fund “Scientific research activity of the University of National and World Economy”, UNWE, Sofia.

Participants in the project: members of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), including Department of Finance, Department of Accounting and analysis, and Department of Financial Control.

Implementation of the project: University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

 

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Trifonova.

Financing of the project: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria on the National Programme for Development of Scientific Potential, module 2 - “Fellowships for young scientific researchers”.

Implementation of the project: Kiel Institute for World Economics – Kiel, Germany and University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

 

  • Scientific research project on “Challenges to the Bulgarian financial sector and financial intermediation in the context of the EU integration” (2005-2007)

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Trifonova.

Financing of the project: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria, National Science Fund.

Implementation of the project: University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lena Roussenova.

Financing of the project: Fund “Scientific research activity of the University of National and World Economy”, UNWE, Sofia.

Participants in the project: members of the Department of Finance, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

Implementation of the project: University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

 

  • Scientific research project on “Welfare economics: theory and practice under the conditions of transition towards a market economy in Bulgaria” (2002-2003)

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lilia Yotova.

Financing of the project: Fund “Scientific research activity of the University of National and World Economy”, UNWE, Sofia.

Implementation of the project: University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

  • Scientific research project on “Encouraging the competitiveness of education in Finance at the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at the UNWE” (2002-2004)

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lena Roussenova.

Financing of the project: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria, Centre “Competitive system for education and management of the higher education” (CSEMHE).

Implementation of the project: University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.

 

  • Scientific research project on “Efficiency of the monetary policy of the Bank of England and the European Central Bank” (2000)

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Trifonova.

Financing of the project: Soros Foundation “Open society”, Sofia and British Council, Sofia, under the auspices of the Programme “Cambridge Colleges Hospitality Scheme for Central and Eastern European Scholars”.

Implementation of the project: University of Cambridge, Selwyn College,  Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 

  • Scientific research project оnContemporary financial and economic relations between Bulgaria and Greece in the context of integration with the European Union” (1998)

Coordinator of the project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Trifonova.

Financing of the project: Soros Foundation “Open society”, Sofia, under the auspices of the program “Bulgaria between the East and the West since XVIII Century”.

Implementation of the project:  University of Athens, Department of Economics, Athens, Greece.

 

 

 

 

2. Research interests

International finance, Monetary theory and monetary policy, Central banking, Currency board arrangement, Bulgarian currency board, Monetary policy transmission mechanisms, Banking, Bank system development in Bulgaria and in the European Union, Bank risk management, Payments and payment systems, Payment systems oversight, Securities trading, clearing and settlement, Regulation of exchange rates, Balance of payments, Macroeconomic performance and development of Bulgarian economy, Economic growth, Role and implementation of the Structural Funds and Cohesion Fund of the EU, European monetary and financial integration, European and Euro area economy development, Bulgaria’s membership into the EU, EU enlargement, European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), Bulgaria’s accession to the Euro area, Convergence process of the economy – real and nominal convergence, Bulgaria’s fulfillment of the convergence criteria, Monetary policy of the European Central Bank, Eurosystem and European System of Central Banks, Financial markets, Stock exchanges, International financial institutions and their policies, International Monetary Fund and World Bank, Financial management, Financial analysis of the firm, Business planning, Project financing and management, Statistical and econometric modeling, Monetary and interest rates statistics, Public finance, Sector policies, Education and science, Transnational cooperation and other.

 

3. Links

  1. Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria
  2. National Science Fund of the Ministry of Education and Science
  3. Government of the Republic of Bulgaria
  4. European Union General Directorate “Research”
  5. European Commission
  6. European Commission in Bulgaria
  7. Bulgarian Academy of Science
  8. Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Bulgaria
  9. National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency of the Republic of Bulgaria
  10. State Agency for Information Technology and Communications
  11. EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for research and technological development (2007-2013)
  12. CORDIS Website (Community Research & Development Information Service)
  13. CORDIS Portal for FP7
  14. FP7 National Contact Points (NCPs) network in Bulgaria
  15. EUROPE Gateway
  16. Structural Funds of the EU
  17. European Research Area
  18. COST Programme for European Cooperation in Science and Technology
  19. EU Joint Research Centre Programme
  20. European Science Foundation
  21. Twining Light – BG Forum
  22. The Researcher’s Mobility Portal
  23. University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia
  24. Directorate “Research” at the University of National and World Economy (UNWE)
  25. University Mobility Centre of Students and Lecturers at the UNWE
  26. Researchers Mobility Centre at the UNWE
  27. Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS) – Division at the UNWE
  28. Research Papers, UNWE
  29. Economic Alternatives, UNWE
  30. D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics, Svishtov
  31. University of Economics – Varna
  32. Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” Faculty of Economics and Business administration, Sofia
  33. New Bulgarian University (NBU), Sofia
  34. Higher School of Insurance and Finance (HSIF), Sofia
  35. Burgas Free University
  36. Varna Free University
  37. Institute of Economics of the Bulgarian Academy of Science
  38. Open Society Institute, Bulgaria
  39. Institute for Market Economics, Bulgaria
  40. International Banking Institute, Bulgaria
  41. British Council – Bulgaria
  42. Fulbright Association
  43. Fulbright Bulgarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange
  44. European Institute, Bulgaria
  45. Bulgarian Macroeconomic Association (BMA), Sofia
  46. Union of Scientists in Bulgaria
  47. Bulgarian European Community Studies Association (BECSA)
  48. Center for European Studies
  49. Bulgarian Joint Research Center
  50. National Center for Information and Documentation (NACID)
  51. Bulgarian Industrial Association
  52. Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  53. Applied Research and Communication Fund
  54. Blog for Economics
  55. Internet website of Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky
  56. Internet website of Georgi Angelov
  57. Info Center Democritus
  58. Cafe Scientifique
  59. Cafe Scientifique - Bulgaria
  60. Science Direct data base
  61. ProQuest data base
  62. Scopus data base
  63. ISI Web Knowledge data base
  64. UNESCO
  65. Sixth Framework Programme of the EU (2002-2006)
  66. The National Portal of Intellectual Property
  67. E-learning