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Ilya Voskoboynikov

  • Ilya Voskoboynikov has been at HSE University since 1999.

Education and Degrees

  • 2014

    Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Thesis Title: Economic Growth in Russia: a Comparative Perspective

  • 1999

    Master's in Economics
    HSE University

  • 1997

    Degree in Applied Mathematics and Physics
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology


Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Research Seminar (2d year) (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Economic Sciences; 2 year, 1, 3, 4 module)Rus

Courses (2015/2016)

Modern and Postmodern Economic History (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 4 year, 2, 3 module)Rus

Editorial board membership

  • 2019: Guest Editor, Review of Income and Wealth.

  • 2017: Member of the Editorial Council (International Advisory Committee), International Productivity Monitor (International Productivity Monitor ).


Project "Long run growth and structural change in the Soviet Union and the Commonwealth of Independent States since 1960". Grant № 17-05-0035 within the framework of the Academic Fund Program at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in 2017, supported within the framework of a subsidy granted to the HSE by the Government of the Russian Federation for the implementation of the Global Competitiveness Program.


Russia KLEMS group: https://www.hse.ru/en/russiaklems/


  • 2018
    Гайдаровский форум. Россия и мир: цели и ценности. Presentation: Долгосрочные источники роста российской экономики до и после кризиса 2008 г.
  • BLS Economic Seminar Series (Вашингтон). Presentation: Productivity and long run economic growth in Russia
  • 5th World KLEMS Conference (Бостон). Presentation: Intermediate Inputs, Human Capital, Intangible Assets and Economic Growth in Russia
  • 2016
    Weast Workshop 2016 "Understanding economic growth and development in Central and Eastern Europe" (Москва). Presentation: Accounting for Russia’s growth in 1961-2012
  • XVII Апрельская международная научная конференция "Модернизация экономики и общества" (Москва). Presentation: Источники долгосрочного экономического роста российской экономики в 1961-2012 гг.
  • Совещание специалистов национальных статистических служб стран СНГ: внедрение СНС 2008 (Минск). Presentation: Перспективы построения отраслевых счетов экономического роста СНГ в системе показателей World KLEMS
  • 4th World KLEMS Conference (Мадрид). Presentation: Russia since 1995: Natural Gas, Catching Up, and Informality
  • New Perspectives on the Economic History of Central, East and South-East Europe 1800 to the Present (Регенсбург). Presentation: Economic growth and sectoral developments of Central and East European Economies in 1989-2014
  • The 2nd Hitotsubashi Summer Institute "The Economics of Services: Microfoundations, Measurement, and Productivity Policy" (Токио). Presentation: On CIS KLEMS and Russia KLEMS
  • 34th IARIW General Conference (Дрезден). Presentation: Accounting for Russia’s Growth in 1961‐2012
  • 34th IARIW General Conference (Дрезден). Presentation: Productivity, Structural Change and Informality: the Case of Russia
  • Informality and Development A Conference in Honor of Elinor Ostrom (Блумингтон). Presentation: Productivity, Structural Change and Informality: The Case of Russia
  • ASEEES 48TH ANNUAL CONVENTION (Вашингтон). Presentation: Accounting for Russia’s manufacturing growth in 1961-2012
  • 2015
    Royal Economic Society Conference 2015 (Манчестер). Presentation: Sources of productivity growth in Eastern Europe and Russia after transition
  • ACES Annual Meeting (Бостон). Presentation: Sources of productivity growth in Eastern Europe and Russia after transition
  • 2014
    3d World KLEMS Conference "Growth and Stagnation in the World Economy" (Tokyo). Presentation: Is the Russian Strategy 2020 Workable? Sources of productivity growth and policy implications for the Russian economy
  • XV Апрельская международная конференция по проблемам экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: Labour quality and productivity growth in Eastern Europe and Russia
  • 2013
    13th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (Хельсинки). Presentation: Sources of productivity growth in the new EU Member States and Russia
  • IARIW-UNSW Special Conference on Productivity Measurement, Drivers and Trends (Sydney). Presentation: Sources of productivity growth in Eastern Europe and Russia after transition



Article Voskoboynikov I. Structural change, expanding informality and labor productivity growth in Russia // Review of Income and Wealth. 2020. Vol. 66. No. 2. P. 394-417. doi



Chapter Voskoboynikov I. Russia since 1995: Natural Gas, Catching Up and Informality, in: Productivity Dynamics in Emerging and Industrialized Countries. L. : Routledge, 2018. Ch. 11. P. 313-330.



Chapter Timmer M., Voskoboynikov I. Is Mining Fuelling Long-Run Growth in Russia? Industry Productivity Growth Trends in 1995–2012, in: Jorgenson, D., Timmer M.P., Fukao K. (eds.) Growth and Stagnation in the World Economy. Cambridge University Press, 2016.. Cambridge University Press, 2016. P. 281-318.


Chapter de Vries G. J., Erumban A. A., Timmer M. P., Voskoboynikov I., Wu H. X. Deconstructing the BRICs: Structural Transformation and Aggregate Productivity Growth, in: Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS. NY : Oxford University Press, 2015. Ch. 3. P. 66-91.






Article Воскобойников И. Б., Шоломицкая Е. В. Историческая статистика основных фондов российской промышленности в 1970-2004 годах // Вопросы статистики. 2010. № 3. С. 28-45.



Article Bessonov V. A., Voskoboynikov I. Fixed Capital and Investment Trends in the Russian Economy in Transition / Пер. с рус.: M. Sharpe. // Problems of Economic Transition. 2008. Vol. 51. No. 4. P. 6-48.


Book Бессонов В. А., Воскобойников И. Б. Динамика основных фондов и инвестиций в российской переходной экономике Вып. 97. М. : Институт экономики переходного периода, 2006.

Research projects

Industrial growth accounting of the Russian economy Russia KLEMS within the World KLEMS initiative (www.worldklems.net).

Timetable for today

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December 17, 2019 was held a seminar on the work plan of the Russia KLEMS group in 2020, the transition to the 2008 SNA and taking into account cross-sectoral interactions, as well as preliminary results and problems of accounting for intermediate consumption components in Russia KLEMS 2020.

На семинаре группы Russia KLEMS "План работ в 2020 году: переход на СНС 2008 и учёт межотраслевых взаимодействий. Предварительные результаты и проблемы учёта компонент промежуточного потребления в счетах Russia KLEMS 2020", который состоялся 17 декабря 2019 г., И. Воскобойников представил направления работы в 2020 году.

The report "Sources of economic growth in the sectors of the economy of the USSR and Union republics in 1950-1990" at a meeting of the Center for Economic History of Moscow State University.

December 4, 2019 Ilya Voskoboynikov presented the work "Sources of Economic Growth in the Economy of the USSR and Union Republics in 1950-1990" at a meeting of the Center for Economic History of Moscow State University. This work was prepared in the framework of two HSE projects - Russia KLEMS and "Long-Term Economic Growth and Structural Changes in the USSR and the CIS Since 1960"

Report at Asian KLEMS 2019 Conference

At the Asian KLEMS Conference 2019 “Growth and Productivity Challenges in Asia and China from a Global Perspective”, which was held at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Ksenia Bobyleva presented her report “The contribution of intangible assets to the long-term growth of the Russian economy”.

The report "Productivity Dynamics in Industries Requiring High and Low Skills, Before and After the Global Crisis, in the Economies of Europe, Japan, Russia and the USA" was presented at the Conference held at the NIS HSE

At the international conference “Experience and Challenges in Studying Incomes and Welfare in the Countries of Eastern Europe and the CIS” that went to NRU HSE, a report was presented entitled “Dynamics of productivity in sectors requiring high and low qualifications, before and after the global crisis, in the economies of Europe, Japan, Russia and the USA "sponsored by Vokoboinikov I. B., Kirsten Jager and Robert Stehrer

Economists and Researchers Gather at International Conference on Wealth and Income in Eastern Europe and CIS Countries

On September 17-18, HSE University hosted a special conference with the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) on the topic of Experiences and Challenges in Measuring Income and Wealth in Eastern Europe and CIS Countries. This was the first IARIW conference to be held in a CIS country. HSE News Service spoke with American economist Barbara Fraumeni about her work with economic accounting and human capital and her experience attending the conference in Moscow.

An article by I. Voskoboinikov "Why is Eastern Europe poorer than Western?"

09.13.2019 on the scientific and educational portal IQ.HSE.RU published an article by I. Voskoboinikov “Why is Eastern Europe poorer than Western?” (Https://iq.hse.ru/news/306245968.html)

December 6, 2019 Ilya Voskoboynikov presented the report “Accounting for growth in the Soviet Union and the Union republics in 1950-1990” at a seminar of the faculty of economics and related subjects of the University of York

На семинаре факультета экономики и смежных дисциплин университета Йорка, который прошел 06 декабря  Илья Воскобойников представил доклад «Accounting for growth in the Soviet Union and the Union republics in 1950-1990»

‘The Future Growth of the World Economy is Critical for Geopolitical Decisions’

The XVI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development is scheduled to take place from April 7-10, 2015, but plans are already underway among the organizers and participants alike. Recently, Dale Jorgenson, Samuel W. Morris University Professor of Economics at Harvard University, spoke with the HSE news service about his long history of cooperation with HSE. Professor Jorgenson, an internationally recognized expert on information technology and economic growth, among other subjects, shared his expectations for this year’s conference.

HSE’s Ranking in SSRN: June 2012

The Social Science Research Network has published its university rankings for June.