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Mukhadin ESKINDAROV Rector

Doctor of Economics, Professor, Honored Scholar of the Russian Federation; Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Education  

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Tel.: (499) 943-9580

Born in 1951

Education and Qualifications:

1971-1976 - Moscow Financial Institute, now: the Federal State-Funded Educational Institution of Higher Education "Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation" (Financial University), Faculty of Economics and Lending   

Major: Finance and Lending

Qualification Obtained: Economist  

1976 - 1981 – Postgraduate studies department, Moscow Financial Institute (Department of Political Economy)  

Academic Degrees and Titles  

  • 1981 – PhD (Economics)  
  • 1988 – Associate Professor
  • 1998 – Full Professor
  • 2000 – Doctor of Economics

Employment Experience

 Moscow Financial Institute, Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (since 1992), Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (since 2010) (Assistant, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Full Professor);   

1981-1982 - Deputy Dean, Department of Finance and Economics;  
1982-1984 - Head of the HR Department 
1984-1987 - Dean, Faculty of International Economic Relations;
1987-1991 – Head of a team of Soviet professors, University of Aden (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, presently the Yemen Arab Republic)
1991-2002 – Vice-Rector for Economic Affairs; Vice-Rector for Teaching and Learning; First Vice-Rector for Teaching and Learning;  
2002-2006 - First Vice-Rector;
2006 – up to the present - Rector

In his capacity of Rector and Chairman of the Academic Council of the Financial University, one of the leading Russian economist-training universities and research centers, he supervises the work related to the University integration into the bachelor/master level-based system (in line with the principles of the Bologna Declaration), supervises the activity of the teaching staff and the administrative staff aimed at innovative development and ensures the transformation of the University into the modern-type university and its integration into the European Higher Education Area, international academic and research community. In his capacity of Chairman of the All-Russia Teaching Methodology Association in charge of training economists, he coordinates the work of the teaching staff of over 700 economist-training universities that are members of the Association.   

Research Work  

M. A. Eskindarov is a renowned economist. The scope of his research interests has been expanding over the years. His research interests now include: issues related to labor and production efficiency; issues related to financial and industrial group formation and development; corporate governance; economic issues related to the global development; international and Russian education system issues.      
He is Chairman of Dissertation Examination Boards examining works prepared by the persons majoring in World Economy and Economics and Economic Management. He is an academic supervisor of postgraduate students and doctoral degree seekers.
He is Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Vestnik Finansovogo Universiteta (Financial University Bulletin) journal and a member of Editorial Boards at various journals.   
For the last 30 years, he has been author and co-author of over 200 publications, incl. monographs, manuals, papers  (310 printed pages in total), including the following:  
  • World Economy at the Turn of 20th  - 21st Centuries. Textbook (1995);
  • Financial Industrial Groups: International Best Practices Issues Related to their Formation in Russia (1995, 1996);
  • How to Ensure Capital Growth: Reproduction-Related Basis of the Business Economy. Textbook. (1996);
  • Economic Basis for a Business Company’s Operations (Is it Possible to Avoid Bankruptcy?)  (1996);
  • Financial Industrial Groups: International Best Practices and the Russian Reality (1996);
  • Conceptual Basis for Building a Multilevel Higher Education System in Russia: Analysis of the Russian and International Best Practices (1997);
  • The Capital of the Financial and Industrial Corporate Structures: The Theory and the Practice   (1998);
  • Financial and Industrial Groups (1998);
  • Russian Financial and Industrial Groups: the Capital and Power Interaction Issues   (1998);
  • Russian Financial and Industrial Groups: Issues and Development Prospects in the Times of Crisis (1998);
  • Corporate Structures Development in the Modern Russian Economy   (1999);
  • Modern Foreign Economic Activities. Textbook (2000);
  • Corporate Structures Development in the Modern Russian Economy   (2000); 
  • Globalization of the World Economy and Crisis Management. Parts 1, 2, 3 (2002);
  • Intellectual Capital as a Driver of Economic Development in Modern Russia   (2002);
  • Business Company Valuation. Textbook   (2003);
  • Economic System as a Foundation for Rational Capital Reproduction   (2003);
  • International Economic Relations. Textbook for Distance Learning Courses (2003);
  • World Economy. Textbook for Distance Learning Courses (2003);
  • Financial and Industrial Groups in a Modern Economy. Textbook. (2004);
  • Modern Corporate Development Strategies and Technologies in Russia. Issues 1 and  2 (2005, 2006)
  • Government Regulation of the Higher Education Institutions and the Changes in Forms of Ownership of Education Institutions    (2006);
  • Political Science. Textbook. (2007);
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: a Managerial Aspect. Monograph (2008);
  • Microeconomics: a Practical Approach (Managerial Economics). Textbook   (2008);
  • Risks of Financial Crisis Formation in Russia: Drivers, Scenarios and Countering Methods. A State of the Nation Report  (2008).
  • Theoretical and Methodological Issues Related to the Innovative Educational System Used by the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation. Monograph   (2008).
  • International Economic Relations. Textbook (2008)              
  • Accounting Issues in Russia and Bulgaria. Monograph (2008)
  • Modern Corporate Strategies and Technologies in Russia: a Collection of Papers. Issue III (part1-3) (2008)
  • Economic Theory. An accelerated course. Textbook   (2008)                 
  • World Economy. Textbook (2009)
  • Theory and Practice of Corporate Governance. An e-learning textbook (2009)
  • Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation: the History and the Contemporary Period  (2009)
  • Financial Law. Textbook (2009)                     
  • Economic Theory. Case studies taken from the Russian practice analysis. Textbook for bachelor degree students   (2009)            
  • Modern Corporate Strategies and Technologies in Russia. Issue  IV, part 1-2 (2009)
  • Microeconomics for the Bachelor Degree Program Students. An e-learning course (2010)
  • Russian Economy in 2009-2011: Trends, Analysis, Forecasts. An analytical report   (2010)  
  • Modern Corporate Strategies and Technologies in Russia. Issue  V, part 1-3 (2010)
  • Fiscal and Tax System Reforms in a Contemporary Society: A Comparative Analysis of the French and Russian Practices. Monograph   (2011)          
  • Foreign Trade. Textbook (2011)  
  • Macroeconomics. The Theory and Russian Practices. Textbook. 6th edition  (2011)
  • World Political Thought: from the Ancient Times to the Contemporary Period. Dictionary cum reference book  (2011)
  • Research University Potential Assessment, Monitoring and Management. Monograph  (2011)
  • An Instructor as the Key Figure in the Innovative Education System Building Process. Monograph  (2011)
  • A Modern State: the Philosophical, Social, Economic, and Legal Framework in the Context of Globalization.   Monograph  (2011)
  • Modern Corporate Strategies and Technologies in Russia. Issue  VI, (part 1-3) (2011) 
  • Financial University: The Past, the Present and the Future. Textbook   (2011)
  • World Economy. Textbook   (2012)
  • Russian Economy in 2010-2012: Trends, Analysis, Forecasts. An analytical report   (2012)
  • Modern Corporate Strategies and Technologies in Russia. Issue VII, part 1-3 (2012)
  • World Economy. Textbook. 2nd revised edition. (2013)
  • Junction Points in Economic Strategies of APEC and SCO Members State during the Period of Transition to the Multipolar World. Monograph  (2013)
  • M&A Theory (in Tables and Diagrams). Textbook (2013).
  • Innovative Development of Russia: Issues and Solutions.  Monograph   (2013)
  • Russian Economy in 2011-2013: Trends, Analysis, Forecasts. An analytical  report (2013)
  • Coins and Banknotes from the Ancient Period to the Present: the Origin and the Evolution (2014)
  • Legal Risks in the Public Management System.  Monograph  (2014)
  • Theoretical and Applied Aspects in the Modern Entrepreneurship Development. Monograph  (2014)
  • The Competitiveness of the National Economy in a Multipolar World: Russia, India, China  
  • [Russian edition ] (2015)
  • The Competitiveness of the National Economy in a Multipolar World: Russia, India, China  [Translated from Russian] (2015)

 Membership in Public and Community Organizations

  • Member, Committee under the President of the Russian Federation for Civil Service Issues and Managerial Personnel Pool 
  • Member, Collegium of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation 
  • Member, Research Council at the Security Council of the Russian Federation  
  • Member, Public Council at the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation
  • Member, Public Council at the Federal Tax Service
  • Member, Presidium, Research and Advisory Board, Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation  
  • Member, Russian Union of Rectors
  • Member, Presidium Moscow Union of Rectors
  • Member of the Board, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
  • Independent member, Board of Directors, various companies and banks
  • Full member, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Corresponding member, Russian Academy of Education 
  • Vice-President, Free Economic Society of Russia
  • Member, Interregional Bank Council at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation 

Awards and Honorary Titles

Has various awards and honorary titles that include the following:  

1996 – Order of Friendship; 
1997 – Honored Worker of the Higher Education System of the Russian Federation (badge);  
1997 – 850th Anniversary of the Foundation of Moscow (memorial medal); 
2001 – Award of the President of the Russian Federation (in the field of education);  
2001 – The Best Manager in the Field of Education - 2001 Award;  
2001 – Honored Scholar and Worker of the Education System of the Republic of Kalmykia; 
2002-2007 – Honored Scholar of the Republic of Ingushetia; Honored Scholar of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic; Honored Scholar of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic; Honored Scholar of the Republic of Buryatia  
2003 – Diploma of the Federal Tax Police Service of the Russian Federation;  
2008 – For Merits in Strengthening Cooperation with the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Badge;
2009 – Distinguished Scholar of the Russian Federation; 
2009 – Honored Worker of the Education System of the Republic of Kazakhstan; 
2009 – Honorary Doctor of the Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University; 
2010 – Award of the Government of the Russian Federation (in the field of education); 
2010 – Patriot of Russia Medal;
2011 – Order of Friendship of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
2011 – Diploma of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; 
2012 – Honored Scholar of the Republic of Adygea;
2013 – For Merits Badge of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation; 
2014 – For Merit to the Fatherland Order (IV class);
2014 – Diploma of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation;
2014 – Diploma of the Federal Treasury;
2014 – Letter of Commendation of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation