The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the European Institute for Development Studies is composed of young scientists, experts in the economic and social development of contemporary societies. We advocate for collegial decision-making process to ensure coherence of all the works carried out and disseminated by the European Institute for Development Studies.
Our values and ethics put forth our personal and professional best. We are driven by a shared passion for scientific research and teaching.
Dr Dorina ROSCA - President
Dorina holds a PhD, with the highest honour, in Socio-economy of the Development at the EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, France). She was Research Fellow at CEMI-EHESS and is currently Associate Researcher at Ladyss, UMR 7533 CNRS. Since 2009, Dorina is teaching Economics and Sociology at various Parisian Universities.
Dorina's research is focused on the Central and South-East European countries, taking a broad interest in their economic, social and political development. She is particularly interested in the various forms of capitalism developed under the influence of migration, of the reciprocity as forms of economic integration (in Karl Polanyi's terms), etc. In 2019, Dorina published the book Le grand tournant de la société moldave: 'Intellectuels' et capital social dans la transformation post-socialiste, at Presses de l'INALCO, Paris.
She is fluent in four languages: English, French, Romanian, Russian. (CV)
Dr Olga KARASSEVA - Vice-President and Treasurer
Graduate economist and engineer, holding a PhD in Economics from the EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France), Master of ESSEC (Strategy and Management of International Business), with valuable 15 years’ experience in scientific research, consulting, and management of the economic projects, acquired through several missions in Russia, Sweden, France, and Africa, at the international and national governmental organisations and private consulting companies (projects relevant to capacity building, knowledge and technology transfer). Professor of economics since 2003, currently working at the Institute of Scientific Economics and Management in Paris. Her researches are focused on topics such as international cooperation, partnerships, transition economies, Institutional economies, International trade and FDI. (CV)
Dr Anna DE MONTFORT - Project Manager in Japan
Anna holds her PhD degree in Economics at the EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, France). The topic of her PhD thesis was “The development problems of small and medium-sized enterprises in Russia from 1990 to 2012”. For four years from 2012 to 2016, she worked as a consultant in Franco / Russian economic forecasts in Paris. Currently, she is in charge of the project in Japan for IEED.
Anna is interested in Economics and Political Science. In her researches, she focuses on the development problems of small and medium-sized enterprises and their impact on the innovation process. Anna's particular interest is the interaction of different economic actors (local authorities, large companies, clusters) within innovation dynamics.
Dr Olga BOBROVA
Olga is Associate Professor at the Department of Economy and Management of Enterprises and Industrial Complexes at St. Petersburg State University of Economics (Russia), and she is Director on Relations with Universities at the Russian Business Ethics Network. She holds her PhD degree in Management of the same University. Olga's research fields are Management, Economy of Enterprises, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Stakeholder-Management, Japanese Management, as well as Project Management. Since 2011, Olga has significant Japanese experience researching CSR and stakeholders relations of business in Japan. Her particular interest is the development of Russian business due to the professional associations' influence on the market quality.