Ella Libanova, Doctor of Economics, Academician of the NAS of Ukraine, Professor, Academician-Secretary of The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The name of E.M.Libanova is related to the formation in Ukraine of a new and very important research area: human development and primarily its socio-demographic aspects. Among other things she is a permanent co-author of the reports about human development in Ukraine, prepared under the auspices of the UN.
As a member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, E.M. Libanova regularly participates in prestigious international workshops and conferences. Over 200 scientific papers by E.M. Libanova appeared in Ukrainian and foreign journals, more than 30 of them in the publications of UN, World Bank, UNIСEF, ILO and other authoritative international organizations. E.M. Libanova pursues the active work of an expert and a researcher as a member of the Committee for State Awards of Ukraine in Science and Technology and Deputy Chairman of the corresponding section of the Coordination Centre for pension reform implementation, Committee for economic reforms under the President of Ukraine, and Coordinating Council for the competitiveness recovery of the national economy.