About Oleg Lugovoy

Oleg Lugovoy

Lead Senior Economist


Areas of expertise:

Economic and energy system models, climate economics, decarbonization and energy transition, integrated assessment, renewable energy, data science and visualization


Oleg Lugovoy is an economic and energy modeling expert with more than 15 years of experience in reference energy system modeling, energy and climate policy analysis. He works closely with international research think tanks to develop open-source energy models and tools, participates in leading international model-based decarbonization studies. His recent research focuses on the development and application of high-resolution capacity expansion models for assessing potential of renewable energy, electricity and energy transition options in different countries.


Oleg received his Ph.D. in Economics (Russian equivalent) from the Institute for the Economy in Transition, Moscow and his M.D. from the State University’s Higher School of Economics, Moscow.


English, Russian


Korppoo, Anna, George Sakonov, and Oleg Lugovoy. Russia and the Post 2012 Climate Regime Emission Trends, Commitments and Bargains. Nordic Council of Ministers, 2010. Print.

Lugovoy, Oleg. “Factors of Economic Growth of the Russian Economy.” CEPRA (2006). Print.

Lugovoy, Oleg. “Factors of Economic Growth of the Russian Economy.” IET (2003). Print.

Lugovoy, Oleg. “Macroeconomics of Non-payments.” The Economics of Russian Transition. By E. T. Gaidar. Cambridge: MIT, 2003. Print.