Igor Prokofyev

Igor Prokofyev

leading research fellow
PhD in Geological and Mineralogical Sciences


Biography: Igor Prokofyev was born on September 11, 1951. In 1974 he graduated from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute. From 1974 to1991 he was working in the academic and industrial research institutes of the USSR. In 1982 he defended the dissertation for the degree of Candidate of Geological-Mineralogical Sciences at Fedorovsky Union Scientific Research Institute of Mineral Raw Materials. Since February 1992 he has been engaging in scientific activity at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies. Igor Prokofyev is the author of more than 150 scientific works, reports and publications. He is a co-author of 9 RISS monographs. He speaks English.

Areas of expertise: problems of development of the global and Russian energy; the state of the global market of energy carriers

Scientific works:

  • Prokofyev, S. Karataev, N. Troshin, E. Sharova “De-offshorization of the national economy: international experience and Russian initiatives” // journal “National Strategy Issues”. № 3, 2015
  • Prokofyev, S. Karataev, P. Zakharov, N. Troshin, E. Sharova, A. Kravtsov “BRICS and the IMF Reform: on the Way to a Fair Multipolar World Order” // CER Discussion Paper. No 1/2015. July 2015. Russian Institute for Strategic Studies; journal “National Strategy Issues”. № 3, 2015
  • Lukyanovich, I. Prokofyev “Russia's national interests in the global political and economic instability” // journal “National Strategy Issues”. № 5, 2015
  • I. Prokofyev, V.Kholodkov, N.Troshin “East vs. West: Battle for Reforming the World Economy” // RISS Report 1/2016. January 2016. RISS; journal “National Strategy Issues”. № 6, 2015


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