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The Establishment of the Economic Institute and its First Director - Questions and Details


  • Nikolay Igov


Based on long-term studies and archive documents, memories of employees of the Institute of Economics at the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS) and personal impressions an attempt was made to find out how it was established. Unknown or concealed facts are focused – the succession from the Institute of Economics of BAS and the Statistics Institute for Economic studies and the Bulgarian Economics Society, the election (nominal) of Vassil Kolarov as its first director, of political ups and downs from the activity of its first director Academician Ivan Stefanov.

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  • Nikolay Igov, 2009. "The Establishment of the Economic Institute and its First Director - Questions and Details," Economic Thought journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 5, pages 97-113.
  • Handle: RePEc:bas:econth:y:2009:i:5:p:97-113

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    JEL classification:

    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • B32 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Obituaries


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