Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center
Igor Pelipas

Igor Pelipas

Senior Researcher

Igor Pelipas graduated from the Belarusian State Economic University in 1985. In 1998 he received Ph.D (Candidate of  Sciences) in Economics from the Belarusian Research Institute of Agricultural Economics.

He worked as a senior research fellow for the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences in 1989-1993.

Dr. Pelipas was one of the co-founders and Deputy Director of the Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies (for 1994-1998).

In 1998-2000 he held a position of Director of Eurasia Foundation Representative Office in Belarus.

From 2000 till 2010 he was a director of the IPM Research Center.

Since 2010 he is a senior researcher at the Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center.

Reseacrh interests: monetary economy, transition economies development, applied econometrics, macroeconomic modelling and forecasting
 
Foreign languages: English
 
Specialized software: PC Give Professional, Econometric Views, SPSS, RATS and CATS, Microfit, TSP, EasyReg, Structural VAR, JMulti, Demetra 
 
Publications:
 
Chubrik, A., Haiduk K., Pelipas. I. (Eds.) (2007). Growth for All? Economy of Belarus: The Challenges Ahead, Minsk, IPM Research Center (also available in Russian).
 
Estrin, S., Bakanova, M., Pelipas, I., Pukovich, S. (2007). The Effects of Privatization on Company Performance in Belarus. In Estrin, S., Kolodko, G., and Uvalic, M. (eds.), Transition and Beyond, Palgrave. 
 
Pelipas, I., Chubrik, A. (2007). Market Reforms and Economic Growth in Post-Socialist Countries: Evidence from Panel Cointegration, ECOWEST, 6, 1, 60–94.
 
Chubrik, A., Kruk, D., Pelilas, I. (2006). Major Macroeconomic Relationships in Belarusian Economy: The Results of Econometric Modelling, Minsk, IPM Research Center.
 
Pelipas, I. (2006). Money Demand and Inflation in Belarus: Evidence from Co-integrated VARs. Research in International Business and Finance, 20, 2, 200-214. Pelipas, I. (2006). Modeling the Demand for Money and Inflation in Belarus. In: de Sousa, L.V., Havrilishin, O. (eds.) Growth Resumption in the CIS Countries, Elsiver. 
 
Pelipas, I. and Tochitskaya, I. (2006). Monetary Union between Belarus and Russia: Testing for Convergence of Monetary Policy. In de Sousa, L.V. and de Lombaerde P. (eds), The periphery of the Euro: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy in CIS Countries, Ashgate. 
 
Pelipas, I. (2006). Money and Prices in Belarus: Information Content of Different Monetary Aggregates. In de Sousa, L.V. and de Lombaerde P. (eds), The periphery of the Euro: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy in CIS Countries, Ashgate.
 
Pelipas, I. (2004). Money and Prices in Belarus: Information Content of Different Monetary Aggregates. In: Social and Economic Transition in CIS Countries: Achievements and Problems (Materials of the International Conference), Moscow.
 
Daneyko, P., Pelipas, I., Chubrik, A. (2003). Alternatives of Belarus Economic Development. In: Daneyko, P., Pelipas, I., Rakova, E. (Eds.) Belarus: A Choice of Direction, Minsk – Saint-Petersburg, Institute for Privatization and Management. 
 
Pelipas, I. (2003). Money and Prices in Belarus: Information Content of Different Monetary Aggregates, Ekovest, 3, 2, 224-256.
 
Pelipas I. (2002). Money Demand and Inflation in Belarus. In: Antzak, R., Gorzynski, M., Kozarzewski, P. (Eds.) Economy of Belarus in 1995–2000: From Market to Plan, Warsaw, CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research.
 
Chubrik, A., Rakova, E., Pelipas, I. (2002). EEconomic Freedom and Economic Welfare (Market Reforms: Costs of Missed Opportunities), ECOWEST, 2, 1, 4–44.
 
Pelipas, I. (2001). Money Demand and Inflation in Belarus, ECOWEST, 1, 1.