• Ph. D., Economics, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (current Paris School of Economics) (1997-2000),
  • MA, Economics, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (current Paris School of Economics) (1997),
  • BA, Economics, University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne (1992),
  • BA, Philosophy, University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne (1992).

French (native), Serbo-Croatian (fluent), English (advanced), Russian (advanced), Italian (advanced) Spanish (basic) Ukrainian (basic).


Boris Najman

CASE Fellow

CASE Fellow


  • labour market
  • development economics
  • economics of transition


Current Positions:

  • Senior Fellow at CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research (2009-Present)
  • Associate Professor, University of Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC), 2002-Present
  • Head of the Master “International Economic Studies” at University of Paris-Est Créteil
  • Researcher at ERUDITE Research Centre, University of Paris-Est (2010-Present)

Previous Positions:

  • Visiting Professor at the Carlos III University, Madrid,
  • Informal economy measurement techniques and surveys in Syria, Pension reform analysis and proposal in Serbia and economic aspects of energy sector in CIS countries, CASE (2007-2008),
  • New EU members and transition economies. Recent detail analysis of health systems (Serbia-2006), UN committee for economic, social and cultural rights (2006),
  • Expert on forecasting methods in Ukraine (1994-1997), Romania (1997-1998),
  • Economic Trends projects: Ukraine (1994-1995), Montenegro (1999-2003), Serbia (2005-2006), and Syria (2007),
  • Economic Analysis of public institutions (pension fund, health care fund, employment agency, in transitions economies, financed either through EU funding or NGO) (1994-2006),
  • Since 1994 Expert on Policy advice in Transition economies (Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro) within EU, USAID, UNDP  programs and Open Society Institute,
  • Public administration reforms and technical assistance projects. (Ukraine, Romania, Serbia),
  • Instructor, HEC-Master of International Finance, Paris 1, Master, Paris 12,
  • Global Issues Series organized with the World Bank.


Online Profiles:

project involvement: expert

case publications