Ildar  Zulkarnay 

Ildar Zulkarnay was born in Ufa, the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Russian Federation in 1958. 

Professor of the Bashkir State University in Ufa, 

Head of Forecasting of Territorial Planning Department, Socio-Economic Research Institute, the Ufa Science Center, the Russian Academy of Sciences

Director of the Center for Institutional Reforms, a non-profit  and non-governmental organization (providing international expertise in project implementation, research, and advisory services on institutional reforms

                                                                 e-mail: zulkar@mail.ru

 

                                          

Education:

Doctor of Science (habilitation degree) in Mathematical Economics from the Russian Academy of Sciences (2007)

PhD in Economics from the Russian Academy of Sciences (1995)

Higher education in Economics from the Bashkir State University ( 1995)  

Higher education in Applied Mathematics from the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute (at present the Saint – Petersburg State Technical University) (1981)

 

Public work:

President of the Ufa City English-Speaking Club and the University English - Speaking Club

 

Some last job positions:

Head of Strategic planning department of the BashCreditBank, engineer-mathematician, leading engineer-programmer at the Bashkir Electronic Concern, scientific researcher at the Institute of Socio-Economic Research, 

 

 Professional Affiliations:

1.  International research and education organization Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee), The  headquarter is in Bratislava, Slovac Republic.

2. All-Russia scientific society “Center of Evolutionary Economics”. The headquarter is at the Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

3. American Law and Economics Association

 

Special courses, scholarships, international work:

  • Fulbright-Kennan Scholar at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Project “Role of Informal Institutions in Effectiveness of Formal Institutions of Self-Government  in the USA”. Washington, DC, March-September 2008.
  • Speaker at a Central Asia Regional Workshop on Financing Local Expenditures, a Joint Workshop under the Netherlands Partnership Program (BNPP), OECD, and the World Bank,- Istanbul , Turkey, May 16 – 18, 2005

  • Four months research work at  Georgia State University,  Topic «Institutions of Federalism and local self-government in the USA», FSA Contemporary Issues Fellowship Program, IREX, Atlanta, USA, 2004;

  • One week USAID Seminar “Fiscal Policy Reform: Principles and Trends”, GSU, Atlanta, USA, 2004;

  • Joint NASPAA - NISPAcee "The Cooperative Governance Improvement and Technical Assistance Project" with USAID support, Topic:  «ELABORATION OF FORMULA-BASED EQUALIZATION SCHEME FOR THE REPUBLIC OF BASHKORTOSTAN»;

  • LGI Policy Felloship 2001-2002. "Improvement of Fiscal Equalization Techniques in Countries with Several Tiers of Government". The LGI is the Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative Program. The scholarship granted by the Open Society Institute, 2001;  

  • An expert cosultant of the TACIS Manager's Training Programme (MTP) Project "Implementation of new knowledge and skills in the Republics of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and the Kurgan region", from April to July 2002;

  • The Summer University course "Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and Local Financial Management" at at the Central European University in co-operation with the World Bank Institute, Budapest. The scholarship granted by the Soros Foundation (the Open Society Institute), 2001;

  • Team-work with Salzburg Seminar advisors at the State University of Bashkortostan in June 2001;

  • The course "How to be a better policy advisor" in Almaty, which is managed by the organization NISPAcee – The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe with the financial support of United Nations Development Programme, 2001;

  • The 40-hour Methodological Seminar “The Economics of Federalism” at The New Economic School – The Central Economic and Mathematical Institute, Moscow. The scholarship granted by the Foundation “Eurasia”, 2000;  

  • The “Political Sciences” Session at the Central European University, Budapest. The scholarship granted by the Soros Foundation (the Open Society Institute), 2000.  

 

International Conferences

1. Symposium on Social Rights held by Akdeniz University, Turkey, October, 22-23, 2009 

2. Conference “The Challenges of Tax Reform in a Global Economy” , Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, International Studies Program, Georgia State University, Stone Mountain Park, September, 2008 .

3. Zulkarnay I. Fiscal and administrative reforms 2000- 2009 in Russia : how they address budget accountability issues // 13th NISPAcee Annual Conference, 2005: "Democratic Governance for the XXI Century: Challenges and Responses in CEE Countries", Moscow , Russia , May 19 - 21, 2005. 

4. Conference “The Challenges of Tax Reform in a Global Economy” , Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, International Studies Program, Georgia State University, Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta, USA, May 24-25, 2004;

2. Annual conference of American Law and Economics Association (ALEA), Chicago, USA, May, 7-8, 2004;

5. “EduCATE 2004: A Forum for Teaching and Research Using Information Technology Resources” Atlanta, USA, March, 22-24, 2004;

6. Robinson Economic Forecasting Conference, May 19, 2004, GSU, Atlanta, USA, May, 19, 2004;.

7. Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) "Public Administration : challenges of inequality and exclusion", Maiami, USA, 14-18 September, 2003

8. The11th NISPAcee Annual Conference: Topic: Budget Incentives for Local Gov-ernments in the Republic of Bashkortostan to Develop Economy and to Improve Providing of Public Goods , Bucharest, Romania, April 10-13, 2003  

9. The10th NISPAcee Annual Conference: Delivering Public Services in CEE Countries: Trends and Developments, Cracow, Poland,  April 25-27, 2002. 

10. Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) “Public administration between Globalization and Decentralization: implications for education and training”, Istanbul, Turkey, 17-20 June 2002

11. International Conference on Federalism 2002 "Federalism in a Changing World - Learning from Each Other", St.Gallen, Switzerland, 27-30 August 2002

Publicism:

A paper about my participation in International Conference on Federalism 2002 was published in the newspaper "Respublika Bashkortostan",  #181(25161), September 19, 2002

 

Pedagogical work:

I lecture Public Finance, Microeconomics, Management of Marketing, Banking, Fund Markets.   

 

Scientific interests:

Institutional Theory and Institutions of Federal Systems and Transition Economy; Mathematical Modeling in Economics, Strategic Planning and Management, Differential Equations. 

The main publications:  

Books (Monographs) in Russian:

 

Zulkarnay I. Mathematical Modeling of Bounded Rationality. Ufa , 2006  

Zulkarnay I. Quasi-Market Model of State. Ufa , 2005 

Zulkarnay I. Ufa , Budget Incentives for Local Governments. Ufa , 2003 

 

Contribution into books in Russian:

 

Zulkarnay I. “Administrative Reforms” in book “Bashkortostan-2010: Program of Socio-Economic Development of the Republic of Bashkortostan ”. Moscow , Ekonomika, 2006.

Zulkarnay I. and others. “Competitive federalism as an instrument of subnational interrelations in the Globalization process” in book “ Russia in the Globalizing World”. Moscow . Nauka. 2005.

Zulkarnay I. “Local finances: the world’s practice of equalization” in book “Finance potential of self-development of territories”. Ufa . Gilem. 2005.

 

Contribution into books published in English:

Zulkarnay I.  Chapter «Problems of Overcoming Perverse Fiscal Incentives for Local Governments in the Republic of Bashkortostan» in tbook Enhancing the Capacities to Govern: Challenges Facing the CEE Countries», Bratislava, NISPAcee, 2004 (in English)  

Slukhai S., Ionita S., Zulkarnay I. , Lukovenko Y. Paper  Fiscal Equalization Policy in the Russian Federation” in bookDilemmas and Compromises: fiscal Equalization in Transition Countries”, Budapest, OSI/LGI, 2003. (in English)

 

Articles in journals

Zulkarnay I. Bounded rationality of individuals: graphic models of imperfect memory. Jurnal economicheskoi teorii (Journal of economic theory), 2009, No. 2., pp.249-256

Zulkarnay I. Competitive federalism and economic growth. Economica i upravlenie: nauchno-prakticheskii jurnal  (Economy and management: scientifically-practical journal),  2009,  No. 1,  pp.44-50

 Zulkarnay I. State as a firm on granting of public services. Obshestvo i ekonomika (Journal of Society and Economy), No.5, 2006.

Zulkarnay I. Calculation of tax potential of rural municipalities and cities in the Republic of Bashkortostan : problems of operability and a transparency of applied formulas. Finansi i kredit (Journal of Finance and Credit), No.10, 2006.

Zulkarnay I. Calculation of tax potential of settlements in the Republic of Bashkortostan : problems of operability and a transparency of applied formulas. Finansi i kredit (Journal of Finance and Credit, No.14, 2006.

Zulkarnay I. Problems of taking into account non-tax income in estimation of tax potential of municipalities.    Economicheskii analis (Journal of Economic analysis: the theory and practice), No.3, 2006.

Zulkarnay I. Problems of time binding of the initial data at calculation of tax potential of local jurisdictions in the Republic of Bashkortostan . Economicheskii analis (Journal of Economic analysis: the theory and practice), No.12, 2006.

Zulkarnay I. Fiscal and administrative reforms 2000- 2009 in Russia : how they address budget accountability issues, 13th NISPAcee Annual Conference, 2005: "Democratic Governance for the XXI Century: Challenges and Responses in CEE Countries", Moscow , Russia , May 19 - 21, 2005. (in English)

Zulkarnay I. Public finance terminology in the movement of transparency. Gazeta Nalogi (Tax Magazine), 2005, No. 47, 48 

 Zulkarnay I. Formalization of intergovernmental fiscal relations in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Journal “Financi i Kredit (Finance and Credit), 2004, No.7(145), pp.56-63

Zulkarnay I. Economical rationality of allocation of tax sources between local budgets and budgets of subnational units. Journal “Nalogi” (Taxes), No.47, 2004;  

Zulkarnay I. Fiscal federalism development in the Russian Federation and OECD recommendations. Journal “Vestnik Bashkirkogo unoversiteta” (Bulletin of the Bashkir State University), 2003, No.3-4, pp. 105-107;  

Zulkarnay I. Optimization problem for a set of long-term rates of local ceded taxes. Journal “Prikladnaya I promishlennaya matematika” (Surveys in Applied and Industrial Mathematics”,  vol.10, issue 3, Moscow, 2003 ;  

Zulkarnay I.  Evolution of Intergovernmental mechanism in the Russian Federation, Journal “Economica i Upravlenie”, No.5, 2003  

Zulkarnay I. Pluralism of subnational government models, Journal “Regionolologia" (Regions), No.1-2,  2003, pp.86- 93

Zulkarnay I. Paper "Reforms of the Equalization Systems on Subnational Level in Russia to Overcome Perverse Budget Incentives" at the Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) "Public Administration : challenges of inequality and exclusion", Maiami, USA, 14-18 September, 2003 (in English)

Zulkarnay I. Problems of expenditure assignment and delivering of budget services, Journal “Legislative bodies of subnational units of the Russian Federation”, Moscow, State Duma (Parliament) edition, #4, 2002  

Zulkarnay I. Paper  "Globalization and decentralization in development of fiscal equalization policy in the Russian Federation on the federal and sub-national levels" at  the Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration “Public administration between Globalization and Decentralization: implications for education and training”, Istanbul, Turkey, 17-20 June 2002 . (in English)

Zulkarnay I.  Paper "Analysis of contradictions in Russian equalization schemes on the federal level " at The10th NISPAcee Annual Conference: Delivering Public Services in CEE Countries: Trends and Developments, Cracow, Poland,  April 25-27, 2002.  (in English)

Zulkarnay I. Institutional framework of conception of modern strategic management. The Journal “Adviser of a Director”, No.2, 2001, Moscow 

Zulkarnay I. One Method of calculation of integral competitive strength for industrial, trade and financial enterprises. The Journal "Marketing in Russia and abroad", No4, 2001, Moscow 

Zulkarnay I. Asymmetry of the Russian Federation and perfecting federal and regional policy. Journal “Economics and Management”, No.12, 2000 , Ufa 

Zulkarnay I. Mathematical  modeling of vertical distribution of powers and The Coase’s Theorem. Ekonomika i matematicheskie metodi ( The Journal “Economics and mathematical methods”), No. 4, 2000, Moscow.

 Zulkarnay I. Mathematical  modeling of vertical distribution of powers. Three-level Model, Working paper, Ufa: The Bashkir University, 2000 

 Zulkarnay I. Management of strategic planning at a large-scale Financial Company. The Journal “Adviser of a Director”, No.23, 1998, Moscow 

Zulkarnay I. The role of a mission of an organization in elaborating  its strategy. The Journal “Marketing”, No.6, 1998, Moscow 

 Zulkarnay I. Problems of distribution of powers among Federal and Regional Governments. Working paper. Ufa: The Institute of Economics and Sociology of the Ufa Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1995 (co-author Mardanov R.)  

Zulkarnay I. On the problem of defining  the margins of economic independence of the RF republics. The journal “Economics and management”, No3, 1995, Ufa 

Zulkarnay I. A region under the conditions of decentralisation of government. In the Collection of works of the Institute of Economics and Sociology of the Ufa Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences “Problems of Regional Economy in Transition Economy”, Ufa,  1993

Zulkarnay I. Solution of the boundary-value problem for equations by Poisson and Laplice with boundary conditions of the IV kind on concentric borders of constant radius. The journal “Differential equations”, No2, Vol. 26, 1990, Minsk 

 

Contribution to libraries

The Books about federalism and local self-government granted to Ufa’s libraries on behalf of me and international organizations OSI, NISPAcee, East-West 

  • to the National Library of the Republic of Bashkortostan (List of books)

  • to the library of the Bashkir State University (List of books)

  • to the library of the Bashkir Academy of Public Services and Management under the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan (list of books)

 

List of books granted to the National Library of the Republic of Bashkortostan:

1.      Decentralization: Experiments and Reforms. Vol.1 Local Self-Government in Central and Eastern Europe.

2.      Децентрализация: Эксперименты и реформы. Т.1. Органы местного самоуправления в Центральной и Восточной Европе.

3.      Stabilization of Local Governments.  Vol.2. Local Governments in Central and Eastern Europe.

4.      Разработка новых правил игры в старых условиях.  Т.3. Органы местного самоуправления в Восточной Европе, на Кавказе и в Средней Азии.

5.      Public Perception of Local Governments. 

6.      Federalism in a Changing World – Learning from Each Other. Conference Reader for International Conference on Federalism 2002. St.Gallen, Switzerland, 2002 .

7.      Regionalization for Development and Accession to the Europian Union: A comparative Percpective. Edited by Gerard Marcou. Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative – Open Society Institute, 2002 .

8.      Fiscal Autonomy and Efficiency: Reforms in the Former Soviet Union. Edited by Kenneth Davey. Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative – Open Society Institute, 2002 .

9.      Open Society Institute Related Public Policy Centers. Activity Report. LGI/OSI, 2002 .

10.  Roundtable on Mechanism of Intergovernmental Relations. Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, Forum of Federations, Ottawa, 2002 .

11.  Swiss Political Science Review. Zurich, Spring 2002 .

12.  Федеральный бюджет и регионы. Структура финансовых потоков. Под ред.А.Лаврова. Институт «Восток-Запад», 330стр.

 

List of books granted to the library of the Bashkir State University:

1.      Leslie Lipson. The Great Issues of Politics.

2.      David Held. Models of Democracy

3.      Albert Breton. Competitive Governments.

4 . Edited by Zoltan J. Acs. Regional Innovation, Knowledge and Global Change

5.      Philippe Aghion and J.G.Williamson. Growth, Inequality and Globalization.

6.      K.J.Arrow. Social Choice and Individual Values

7.      Anthohy Giddens. The Third Way. The Renewal of Social Democracy  

8. Decentralization: Experiments and Reforms. Vol.1 Local Self-Government in Central and Eastern Europe. 484 стр.(на англ.яз.)

9. Stabilization of Local Governments. Vol.2. Local Governments in Central and Eastern Europe.

10. Разработка новых правил игры в старых условиях.  Т.3. Органы местного самоуправления в Восточной Европе, на Кавказе и в Средней Азии.

11. Open Society Institute Related Public Policy Centers. Activity Report. LGI/OSI, 2002 . 

12. Fiscal Autonomy and Efficiency: Reforms in the Former Soviet Union. Edited by Kenneth Davey. Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative – Open Society Institute, 2002 . 

13.  Central European University. Admissions Bulletin. Academic Year 2000-2001

14. Наука и высокие технологии России на рубеже третьего тысячелетия: Социально-экономические аспекты развития. М.Наука, 2001, 628 стр.

15.  Федеральный бюджет и регионы. Структура финансовых потоков. Под ред.А.Лаврова. Институт «Восток-Запад», 330стр. 

 

List of books granted to the library of the Bashkir Academy of Public Services and Management under the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan

1. Decentralization: Experiments and Reforms. Vol.1 Local Self-Government in Central and Eastern Europe. 484 стр.(на англ.яз.)

2.     Stabilization of Local Governments. (Стабилизация местных правительств) Vol.2. Local Governments in Central and Easten Europe.(местные правительства в центральной и восточной Европе), 472 стр. (на англ.яз.)

3.  Разработка новых правил игры в старых условиях.  Т.3. Органы местного самоуправления в Восточной Европе, на Кавказе и в Средней Азии. 822 стр. (на рус.яз.)

4.   Diversity in Action: Local Public Management of Multi-Ethnic Communities in Central and Eastern Europe. (Разнообразие подходов к местному самоуправлению в полиэтнических обществах в Центральной и Восточной Европе).  387с. (на англ.яз.)

5.  Public Grants and Private Investment in Solid Waste Management (Государственные субсидии и частные инвестиции в систему сбора и удаления отходов в Венгрии), 85 стр. (на англ.яз.)

6.    Public Perception of Local Governments. (Отношение общества к местному самоуправлению). 281 стр. (на англ.яз.)

7.   Федеральный бюджет и регионы. Структура финансовых потоков. Институт «Восток-Запад», 330стр. (на рус.яз.).