Trade implementation and enforcement research network
Eduard Marinov has a PhD in International Economics. Currently he is an Associate Professor in Economics Department at the New Bulgarian University, Senior Assistant Professor in the International Economics Department of the Economic Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Executive Director of the Public-Private Partnership Institute, guest-lecturer in Sofia University (African Studies), translator for Economic Thought Journal, Editor at the Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
His main field of academic interest are international economic relations and development economics. The specific areas of his research activity include international trade theory and integration theory, trends in international trade (specifically Bulgarian and Sub-Saharan African, as well as global developments), regional integration arrangements (with a special focus on African regional economic integration and the current processes of European integration mainly from Bulgarian perspective), economic development in Africa and the continent’s relations with the EU and Bulgaria specifically, international development cooperation. Besides these, his academic interests include also regional development (with a focus on Bulgarian regions’ place in the EU), recent developments in economic theory and scientific methodology. Dr. Marinov has over 120 scientific publications (monographs, handbooks, chapters in books, articles and conference papers) in Bulgarian, English and Russian, covering his wide scope of academic interests. He has taken part in over 40 scientific forums in Bulgaria and abroad. He holds two national scientific awards.