Jaroslav Romanchuk

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Jaroslav Romanchuk
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Native name Ярасла́ў Чэсла́вавіч Раманчу́к'
Nationality Belarusian
Institution Scientific Research Mises Center
School/tradition Austrian School
Alma mater Minsk State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages
Belarusian State University
Awards Sir Anthony Fisher Award – Atlas Economic Research Foundation

Jaroslav Cheslavovich Romanchuk (Belarusian: Ярасла́ў Чэсла́вавіч Раманчу́к, Yaraslau Ramanchuk, Polish: Jarosław Romańczuk) (born January 10, 1966) is a Belarusian libertarian[1][2] economist and politician.

He currently works as President of the Scientific Research Mises Center and is Deputy Chairman of the United Civil Party of Belarus.

Life and career[edit]

Romanchuk was born into a Polish family in Sapotskin, Hrodna voblast.

He graduated from the Minsk State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages in 1991 and finished postgraduate doctoral studies at the Belarusian State University. He later studied at various educational programmes abroad.

In 1994 Romanchuk joined the liberal conservative United Civil Party where he was advisor to Chairman of in 1996–2000. Since April 2000 Romanchuk is Deputy Chairman of the party.[3]

From December 1995 till December 1996 Romanchuk worked at the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus as a senior economist at the Commission for economic policy and reforms.

In 2002 the Mises Scientific Research Center was created at the Analytical Center «Strategy» in Minsk with the aim to promote liberal values and free market economy.

Jaroslav Romanchuk has over 1000 publications on economic problems (pension reform, effectiveness of state poverty programs, comparative analysis of social economic models, crisis of welfare state in the West etc.) in various mass media.

He is the prize-winner of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation Sir Anthony Fisher Award 2006, winner of Templeton award 2006, 2007; winner of International Society for Individual Liberty Marshal Bruce Evoy award for promoting liberty in the world (2003).[4][5]

Romanchuk is participant of numerous conferences both in Belarus and abroad, author of Concept of Pension Reform for Belarus, alternative Budget and Tax system for Belarus, Law on Privatization, law on social security and other pieces of legislation. Chairman of the working group on social economic program of joint democratic forces of the Republic of Belarus (2005–2008). Author of National Business Platform for business in Belarus 2006-2007, NBP-2008.

Publications[edit]

Books by Romanchuk[edit]

  • Belarus: Choosing Economic Future (in Russian) 1999,
  • Liberalism. Ideology of a happy person (2007),[6][7]
  • In search of economic miracle. Lessons for Belarus 2008

Books with Romanchuk as co-author[edit]

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