Personal data:

28 January 1933, town of Rousse, Bulgaria

Tel: res 359 (2) 989-68-89; off 359 (2) 979-67-90


Academic career



Higher. Master’s degree in statistics.



    2008-2009 Senior Research Associate 1st degree, Centre for population studies (CPS) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

    2000-2007 Professor in statistics, full time, Agricultural University, town of Plovdiv.

    1995-1999  Senior Research Associate 1st degree, Institute of Demography (ID) at the BAS, deputy director

    1990-1994 Senior Research Associate 2nd degree, ID-BAS, Scientific Secretary

    1976-1989 Senior Research Associate 2nd degree, Institute of Economics (IE) at the BAS.

    1970-1974 UN expert in demography. Population Program Officer, Population division, New York and Africa

    1962-1969 Research Associate, IE-BAS, scientific secretary of Laboratory of economics and mathematical modelling.

    1956-1961 Post-graduate, IE-BAS


Academic qualifications


Scientific degree and titles

Ph.D; DSc (in economics). Research associate 1st degree. Professor.


Memberships in scientific organisations and associations

International Statistical Institute

Union of Bulgarian scientists


Memberships in editorial Boards and publishers Scientific

Naselenie Review, member of Editorial Board; Editorial Scientific council, CPS-BAS, member.


Specialisations abroad

Academy of sciences, Institute of Economics, Buda Pest, Hungary, 1965

Indian Statistical institute, Calcutta, Delhy, Bombay - India 1967

Academy of science, Economic, statistical and modeling branches – Warsaw, Poland, 1968


Participation in joint research projects

1. Integrated statistics on women. Data base of gender dimensions . Joint project ID-BAS and National statistical institute, funded by UNFPA 1993-1995, Leader of the research team.

2. Demographic transition and its features in Bulgaria, ID-BAS, Leader

3. ERA-AGE. International project of the 7th Framework Program, 2009-20012, participant from Bulgaria, CPS-BAS, Member of the Bulgarian team.

4. Data base of ageing population, 2009, SPS-BAS. Member of the Executrive team.


Professional interests

-          Analysis of variance and correlations analysis. Relations among them, analytical sense .

-          - Statistical tests of significance of sampled data. Selective methods in sampling.

-          Economic growth measuring and analyses

-          Evolution laws of population – global trends and national profiles (Bulgaria, developing countries)

-          Modelling of economic and population growth (economic level) – global, regional, national scale; empirical case studies.


Teaching activities

Professor in business statistics and ecological behavior of the firm, Agricultural university, town of Plovdiv 2000-2007 – full time; 1995-1999 – part time

Professor in business and law statistics. International open university, Kiev, Ukraine:  Sofia and Blagoevgrad branches, Bulgaria, 2000-2009, part-time


Language skills

English, French, Russian.





1.   Interbranch relations and proportions in agriculture. Sofia, Partizdat, 1967, pp. 133

2.  Statistical methods of field and glass-house experiments (co-author V. Barov), Sofia, Zemizdat, 1969, pp. 278 (author: p. 5-92; 227-273).

3.  Interindustry balance of the economic region (co-authors: G. Gergov, V. Vutov, P. Popov). – Sofia, BAS publishing house, 1972, pp. 278 (author p. 46-63).

4.  Measuring of the economic growth and its sources (co-author M. Raynova). – Sofia: BAS publishing house, 1984, pp. 187 (author: p. 5-131).

5.  The economic and the demogrtaphic growth in the Third world. Equatorial Africa – Sofia : BAS publishing house, 1987, pp. 268.

6.  Global model and forecasting of World development, including Bulgaria (co-authors Ch. Koprinkov, B. Ivanov, G. Grozev) : Sofia: BAS publishing house, 1991, pp. 240 (author: p. 4-30; p. 60-98; p. 224-233).

7.  Business statistics – Sofia: Mars-95, 2000, pp. 284.


Papers and articles:

1.      Statistical estimation of the economic efficiency of stimulation experiment. // Economic thought, 1961, N 5, p. 35-46.

2.      Statistical tests of the field experiments. // Planed economy and statistics, 1961, N 6, p. 51-63.

3.      Organization of modern field experiment. // Agricultural science, 1962, p. 225-230.

4.      Stimulation experiences and their statistical estimation. Proceedings of the Institute of economics – BAS, 1962, XII an., N 1-2, p. 227-258.

5.      The input-output method in the price formation. // Labour and prices, 1962, N6, p. 35-45.

6.      Classiication of the manyfactor btanches of the iterindustry table. // Proceedings of the Institute of economics – BAS, 1963, XIII an., N 3-4.

7.      On the international comparability of the input-output issues. // Economic thought, 1963, N 10 p. 18-32.

8.      Representability and randomization of the field experiment. // Agricultural science, 1965, N 1, p. 33-40.

9.      Problems in making interindustry regional table of agriculture. // Economic thought, 1965, p. 59-73.

10.  Sustainability of the technical coefficient of the agricultural production. // Economic and agricultural mechanization, 1965, N 5, p. 389-401.

11.  Statistical tests of estimation of uniformity of sampled stratum. // Proceedings of the Institute of economics – BAS, vol. 31, N 2, p. 193-225.

12.  Statistical study of agricultural product quality. // Economic thought, 1966, N 2, p. 46-59.

13.  Analysis of the covariance  and its application in socio-economic studies. // Planed economics and statistics, 1966, N 6, p. 56-66.

14.  Statistical issues in the field experimentation. // Plant-growing sciences, 1966, N 9, p. 139-149.

15.  Basic problems in the field experiment planning. // Plant-growing sciences, 1966, N 11, p. 3-19.

16.  Statistical study of the agricultural production determinant. // Economic thought, 1967, N 3, p. 47-59.

17.  On some statistical problems in the sociological researches. // Economic thought, 1969, N 10, p. 30-41.

18.  Basic issues of stochastical error in making sample interindustry tables. In: Economics, mathematics and cybernatics: Varna: CSO, 1969, p. 147-163.

19.  Sociological studies in India. // Sociological problems, 1970, N 1, p. 13-24.

20.  Interrelation among the correlation and variance  analysis. // Proceeding of the Institute of economics - BAS, 1970, vol. 12. N 3, p. 45-68.

21.  Rank systematic selection in sample survey on agricultural production. // Economic thought, 1971, N 7, p. 28-37.

22.  Demographic growth and  employment in developing countries. In: Scientific technological progress and employment. Moscow, Academy of sciences, S.U., 1977 pp. 382 (author p. 66-74).

23.  Demographic world maps. // Geography, 1984, N 8, p. 1-4.

24.  Traditional importance in reproductive behavior of the people of Equatorial Africa. // Naselenie, 1985, p. 51-70.

25.  Economic determinants in family planning. In: Mathematical modeling. BAS, 1985, p. 184-190.

26.  Socio-economic conditions  of population reproduction in Equatorial Africa. // Naselenie, 1985, p. 72-94.

27.  The population problems in global modeling. // Naselenie, 1986, N 2, p. 34-52.

28.  The ecological equilibrium in relation with the population reproduction. // Naselenie, 1987, N 2, p. 53-64.

29.  Statistical study of the hidden economics or the informal structures. In: Problems of the statistics and information provision, CSO, 1988, p. 71-77.

30.  The women’s contribution to the economic growth. In: Women in Bulgaria: problems, achievements, perspectives, BAS, 1988, p. 60-71.

31.  Female labour force and its efficiency. // Economic life, 1989, N 44, p. 2-3.

32.  Demographic problems and demographic science development. // Dialog, 1990, N 8, p. 14-29.

33.  Population reproduction problems in the Stranga-Sakar region, // Naselenie, 1990, N 2, p. 19-28.

34.  Integrated statistics on women. // Statistica, N 2, 1991, p. 79-82.

35.  Population reproduction as a global problem. In: World development alternatives, Institute of sustainable development, 1991, p. 3-18.

36.  The working women at the threshold of the economic changes. // Labour problems, 1991, N 2, p. 31-40.

37.  Bulgaria in the light of the global trend of female labour occupation. // Labour problems, 1991, N 3, p. 54-66.

38.  Social protection of population. // Economic thought, 1991, N 6, p. 69-72.

39.  The informal sector in the change of the accounting system. // Statistica, N2, p. 21-33.

40.  The Bulgarian population during the recent three centuries. In: Sustainable development. Institute of sustainable development, 1993, p. 35-42.

41.  The UN strategy of sustainable development and the statistical gender studies. // Statistica, 1995, N 2, p. 33-47.

42.  The today’s Bulgarian family among the other families in the world.

43.  Contemporary accents in the demographic views of our predecessors. In: The social sciences and sociological change in Bulgaria. Academic publishing house “Professor M. Drinov” 1998, p. 276-283.

44.  The old people as a labour resource in development. In: Proceedings of a scientific conference 27-28 May 2008 – “The demographic processes ad the labour force in Bulgaria”.

Scientific informations, opinions and reviews:

1.  Statistical problems of the organization and analysis of field experiments. Economic thought, 1963, N 2, p. 81-87. (Overview of “The field experiments in co-operative farms and state agricultural farms”, author T. Sharkov, Zemizdat, 1961).

2.         Problems of  interbranch relations in the perspective planification (E. Mateev. Perspective planning, interbranch relations and technical coefficients, Sofia, CC of the BCP, 1963, pp. 418 ), Economic thought, 1964, N 2, p. 94-101.

3.         Concerning the reasons for and the results of the ageing of European population (Editions of the UN European economic commission and the Population fund”)  Economic studies, N 3 “Ageing”, New York, 1992, pp. 285.



1.       The women around the World and in Bulgaria, 1994 (Statistical tables. Institute of demography, National statistical institute  - Project “Integrated statistics on women” financed by the United Nations Population Fund, 1994, p. 67.

2.       Methodological characteristic of the integrated statistics on women. Institute of demography, National statistical insitute  - Project “Integrated statistics on women” financed by the United Nations Population Fund,1998, p. 63.

3.       Portrait of professor A. U. Totev’s creations. Institute of Demography ast the BAS, 1996, pp. 120.

4.       Hundred years  since the birth of the academician Ivan Stefanov (co-authors G. Kandilarov, R. Rangelova), academic publishing house “Professor M. Drinov”, 1998, pp. 197.