C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E

Hrabrin BACHEV - Professor, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IAE), Sofia, BULGARIA

Research experience
2013-2015            Visiting Professor, Tohoku University, Sendai, JAPAN
2007                      Visiting Researcher, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, JAPAN
2004-2005            Visiting Researcher, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM
2003                      Visiting Fellow, CREES, Toronto University, Toronto, CANADA
2002-2003            Visiting Researcher, Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN          
1999-2000            Visiting Professor, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, JAPAN        
1999                      Visiting Researcher, INRA, Montpellier, FRANCE
1997                      Honorary Research Fellow, Birkbeck College, London University, UK
1995-1996             Visiting Researcher, NARC, Tsukuba, JAPAN
1993-1994             Visiting Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA  
Since 1984            Professor, Senior Researcher (1995-2012), Research Fellow (1984-1994), IAE, Sofia

Teaching experience
Since 2017         Professor, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia, Master course on Eco-Institutions
2014-2015          Visiting Professor, Master course on Agrarian Innovation Management, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA and Agrarian University, Plovdiv, BULGARIA
2004-2005        Professor, International seminar on Better Understanding and Teaching Rural Economics, Open Society Institute, Sofia
2003                Co-Director and lecture, International summer course on Analysis of Agrarian Institutions, Central European University, Budapest, HUNGARY
1998-1999     Visiting Professor, Master course on Introduction to Agrarian Institutions, UNWE, Sofia

Consultancy experience - Government Agencies (Bulgaria, East Europe), UN FAO, EU institutions, OECD, World Bank, NATO Science Program, IIED, Norinchikin Bank, and other organizations.

Main fields of research 
New Institutional and Transaction Costs Economics
Policies, Governance and Assessment of Agrarian and Rural Sustainability
Environmental and Risk Management
Food Security and Food-chain Management
Governance of Socio-Economic Development and Transformation
Policies and Programs Assessment and Design
Institutions, Organizations and Contracts Analysis and Design
Policy and Management of Research and Innovation

Publications - More than 300 academic and popular publications in 40 countries, more than 30 in academic journals and books with impact factors and rangs

Editorial Board Member
Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science (since 2016)
Contemporary Economics (since 2010)
Economics, Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev (since 2012)
Journal of Economics and Political Economy (since 2014)
Journal of Social and Administrative Sciences (since 2014)
Journal of Economic and Social Thought (since 2014)
Journal of Economics Library (since 2014)
Journal of Economics Bibliography (since 2014)        
Turkish Economic Review (since 2014)
Eastern European Business and Economics Journal (since 2015)
ICTACT Journal on Management Studies (since 2016)
The IUP Journal of Supply Chain Management (since 2016)
Contemporary Journal of Economics and Finance (since 2016)
Annals of Agricultural & Crop Sciences (since 2016)
Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Aspects (since 2016)
Journal of Technical and Engineering Advances, Cambridge International Academics (since 2017)
Management and Economics Research Journal (since 2017)
Journal Technology Audit and Production Reserves (since 2017)
International Scientific E-Journal Agricultural and Resource Economics (since 2017)
Agricultural and Resource Economics: International Scientific E- Journal (since 2017)
Indonesian Journal of Sustainability Accounting and Management (since 2018)
Agroznanie (2012-2014)
International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences (2013-2015)
Agricultural Economics and Managment (2012-2015)
Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism (2016-2017)

Since 2017 - Member, Board of Trustees, SULIVER
2016-2017 - Member of the Management Board of Agricultural Academy
COST IS1001 Action "Bio-objects and their Boundaries: Governing Matters at the Intersection of Society, Politics and Science" - Member of Management Committee, Working Group on Governance, and Policy Task Force (2011-2014)    
COST P35 "Programme for the study of European rural societies", National contact person (2007-2010)
Vice-President and Executive Secretary - Bulgarian Association of Agricultural Economists (1996-2001), Board Member (2001-2006)
Member - European Association of Agricultural Economists (1993-2010)
Member - International Association of Agricultural Economists (1994-1996)
Elected Member - Assembly of Agricultural Academy (1992-1996) 

Professional honors & awards
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship
Belgium Office for Scientific and Cultural Affairs Fellowship
University of Toronto CREES Fellowship
Japan Foundation Fellowship
NATO Science Fellowship
EUPHARE ACE Fellowship
Japan Science and Technology Agency Fellowship
USA Fulbright Scholarship
USA Cochran Fellowship

1990         Ph.D. in Economics, Agricultural Academy, Sofia, BULGARIA
1983         M.S. in Agricultural and Industrial Economics, University of Economics, Sofia

Languages            English, French, Russian, Turkish, Bulgarian (native)

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