Institute for Public Finance Reform

Institute for Public Finance Reform

Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization


  • Director of IPFR

    Vladimir Klimanov

    Vladimir Klimanov




  • Deputy Director

    Elena Dmitrishina

    Elena Dmitrishina

    Subject areas: Budget and Administrative Reforms in Russia, Economical Forecasting and Fiscal Planning. 

    Education: PhD in Economics. The State University of Management. State University Higher School of Economics.

    Experience: Significant consultancy experience. Experience of working for the RF Ministry of Economic Development. Presentations to academic and government audience. Manager for more than 20 projects. Author of numerous articles published in academic and practitioner-oriented journals.

  • Head of Department of Applied Economic Research


    Anna Mikhaylova

    Subject areas: Public Finance, Economics of Social Sphere

    Education: Master of Economics at Moscow State University. Central European University Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and Local Financial Management Course and Innovative Financing for Education. French University College in Moscow – Specialist in Regional Studies.

    Experience: Participation in different research projects. Reports and presentations to academic and government audience.

  • Head of Department of Project Development in Economics of Science


    Denis Uskov


  • Senior Consultant

    Vita Yagovkina

    Vita Yagovkina

    Subject areas: Financial Law.

    Education: PhD in Law at Russian State Tax Academy. Kuban State University.

    Experience: Writing and expertising draft laws and other normative acts for regional and municipal level. Presentations to academic and government audience. Author of Lexpro Expert Law Database. Author of numerous articles.