Oleg Nivievskyi is an Economic policy advisor for Reforming Investment Climate project at World Bank Group in Kyiv and Senior Economist for Capacity Development for Evidence-Based Land&Agricultural Policy Making in Ukraine project at KSE. He also holds an Assistant Professor position at Kyiv National Economic University. Oleg has more than 12 years of international experience in applied research in agri-food product and factor markets and value chains, as well as in agri-food and regulatory policy impact. His research interest also covers spatial economics, efficiency and productivity analysis. He worked for various development projects. In particular he was in charge of the projects ‘Land Reform Barometer’ (supported by USAID) and ‘AGRICISTRADE’ (supported by European Commission) at the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting and ‘German-Ukrainian agricultural policy dialogue’ (supported by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture of Germany). His country experience covers Germany, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uganda, Tanzania, and Ukraine.
Oleg received his PhD in Agricultural Economics and Applied Statistics from University of Goettingen (Germany, 2010) and M.A. in Economics from Kyiv School of Economics/National University ‘Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’ (Ukraine, 2004). He also holds a Diploma in Physics from National Kamyanets-Podilskyi University (Ukraine, 2001).