Dr. Gubad Ibadoghlu, the 2019/2020 postdoctoral visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies, is a world-renowned political economist from Azerbaijan. He is a senior policy analyst for social and economic studies at Azerbaijan’s Economic Research Center, a Baku-based NGO that promotes economic development and good governance, where he has been since 1999. His research focuses on the politics on natural resources and revenue management.
Dr. Ibadoghlu has been a member of the Steering Committee of the EU Eastern Partnership Program’s Civil Society Forum (CSF), and served as a representative of Eurasian’s civil societies representative to the international board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) for 2013–2019.
In addition to the Economic Research Center, Dr Ibadoghlu has been affiliated variously with the Higher Economic School, Warsaw (1999/2000); with the Central European University, Budapest (2004/2005); with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008/2009); with Duke University (2015/2016); and with the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2017/2018). In 2018/19, he was visiting professor in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University.