Oleg Nivievskyi is an Assistant Professor and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Economics Studies at Kyiv School of Economics. Oleg has more than 18 years of international experience in applied research in agri-food product and factor markets and value chains, rural development, as well as in transportation economics. His research interest also covers spatial economics, econometrics, efficiency and productivity analysis.
Oleg is a founder of the Center for Food and Land Use Research at Kyiv School of Economics in 2020 (https://uglobal.university/kse-impact/center-for-food-and-land-use-research-c4flur/) and a co-organizer of the first Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (155th EAAE Seminar) in the post-soviet region in Kyiv in 2016. Oleg also heavily contributed to several major reforms in Ukraine, including to a comprehensive land market reform and opening of the agricultural land market under the World Bank/EU Program ‘Supporting Transparent Land Governance in Ukraine’ and in the capacity of the Economic policy advisor for Reforming Investment Climate project at World Bank Group in Kyiv in 2012-18. Oleg’s country experience covers Germany, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana and Ukraine.
Oleg received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and Applied Statistics from University of Goettingen (Germany, 2010) and M.A. in Economics from the National University ‘Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’ (Ukraine, 2004). He also holds a Diploma in Physics from National Kamyanets-Podilskyi University (Ukraine, 2001).