Igor Merzlov

Igor Merzlov
Doctor of economic science


Doctor of economic science, head of management department at Perm State National Research University


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Academic profile

  • 2018-nowadays a Head of Management department at Perm State University.
  • 2018 - the doctoral thesis was defended.
  • 2006 – 2018 - associate professor of Management department at Perm State University.
  • 2003 – PhD in economic science.
  • 2001-2006 - senior lecturer of Management Department at Perm State University.
  • From 2016 to nowadays he is a member of the Interdepartmental Commission for PPP development in Perm region under the Government of Perm region (Russia).
  • From 2012 to 2016 he was a head of the Committee for PPP development in Perm region at Perm Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Russia).
  • In 2012 he took part at “PPP days 2012” (was hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Bank Institute, at the United Nations building (Palais des Nations), Geneva, Switzerland) as an official member of Perm region (as a part of Russian Federation) mission.
  • The large amount of his scientific articles is focused on the research of the EU experience in PPP.
  • His research interest covers such areas as PPPs, competitiveness of regions, infrastructure development, finance and investments. He has participated in several national conferences/seminars and has several publications in many referred national journals.
  • From 2020 - the academic coordinatorin the project «PPP in EU. Experience and future trends» under the Jean Monnet module (Erasmus + program).

Publications list

  • Merzlov I. (2020). Public-private partnership: its relationship with regional competitiveness // RevistaEspacios. Vol. 41. №19. P.380-397. https://www.revistaespacios.com/a20v41n19/20411928.html
  • Merzlov I. (2020). Public-private partnership: its relationship with regional competitiveness // Regional economy and management: electronic scientific journal. № 2 (62). Article number: 6214. https://eee-region.ru/article/6214/
  • MerzlovI. (2020). Public-private partnership and sustainable development goals: problems and prospects // Fundamental Research. №8. pp. 61-65. https://fundamental-research.ru/ru/article/view?id=42828
  • MerzlovI. (2020). Public-private partnership in the world economy: possible negative consequences // Baikal Research Journal. Vol. 11, №3. http://brj-bguep.ru/reader/article.aspx?id=24117
  • Merzlov, I. (2016). Assessment of the public-private partnership impact on the region competitiveness. Regional economy and management: electronic scientific journal. №4 (48). http://eee-region.ru/article/4808/
  • Merzlov, I. (2016). Development of the regional competitiveness theory and methodology on the basis of public-private partnerships. Doctoral thesis. 357 pp. http://pstu.ru/files/file/adm/dissertacii/merzlov/dissertaciya_merzlov_i_yu_.pdf
  • Merzlov, I. (2015). Conditions of regional public-private partnerships functioning and development. Theory and practice of social development. №19. pp.57-61. http://teoria-practica.ru/rus/files/arhiv_zhurnala/2015/19/economics/merzlov.pdf
  • Merzlov, I. (2015). Prospects and limitations of further public-private partnership development in the regions of Russia. Regional problems of economic transformation. 2015. №5. pp.52-57. http://www.rppe.ru/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/LIST-ARTICLE-5-2015-BASES.pdf
  • Merzlov, I. (2015). Improving the efficiency of regional public-private partnership projects on the basis of a reasonable investment attraction tools choice. Fundamental research. №11 (part 2). pp.395-399. https://fundamental-research.ru/ru/article/view?id=39348
  • Merzlov, I. (2015). Content and features of the regional public-private partnership market. Risk: Resources, Information, Supply, Competition. №3. pp.231-235. http://www.risk-online.ru/archive/2015/3/RISK_03_2015n.pdf
  • Merzlov, I. (2015). Public-private partnership and competitiveness of the economy: regional aspect. Perm publishing. 326 p. ISBN 978-5-7944-2548-2.
  • Merzlov, I. (2014). Approaches to structuring public-private partnerships. Journal of Economic Regulation. Vol.5. №1. pp. 77-87. http://hjournal.ru/journals/journal-of-economic-regulation/2014-god/79-nomer-1/339-podkhody-k-strukturirovaniyu-proektov-gosudarstvenno-chastnogo-partnjorstva.html.
  • Merzlov, I. (2013). Fundamentals of public-private partnerships. Perm publishing. 196 p. ISBN 978-5-7944-1472-1.