Victor Krasilshchikov was born in Moscow, November 25, 1952. Citizen of the Russian Federation (as successor of the former USSR). Graduated from the Economic faculty of Moscow State University (1977). Obtained scientific degrees: Ph. D. in economics (1982), Dr. of Sciences (2002).
From 1997 to 2018 worked at Institute of World Economy and International Relations (Russian Academy of Sciences), Moscow. At the recent time – senior researcher of the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies, Warsaw. In 2004 – visiting fellow of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS), Calcutta, India. In 2005-2006 and 2011 – guest-professor at Vienna University (EU Erasmus Mundus Global Studies Programme of the European Commission). In February 2013 – visiting fellow of the Korean Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), Seoul. Member of EADI (European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, www.eadi.org), from 2000 to 2017 – convener of the working group “Transformations in the World System – Comparative Studies of Development” of this association. Member of REEDES (Red Española de Estudios del Desarrollo – www.reedes.org). The author of six books (four in Russian, two in English, including “The Malaise of Success: The Easr Asian ‘Miracle’ Revised”, 2014.
The main fields of research:
- impact of the globalisation processes on peripheral and semi-peripheral countries;
- experience of the former Third World development and its implications for Russia;
- comparative analysis of the main trends in Russia and developing countries, mainly in a sphere of human development and poverty reducing;
- obstacles to development in the conditions of globalisation.