Leningrad Polytechnic Kalinin Institute, Leningrad (1988)
Petrozavodsk State University, Institute of Management and Training, Petrozavodsk (1999)
Postgraduate Institute of Economics of Karelian Research Centre of RAS, Petrozavodsk (2000)
State University - Higher School of Economics, training courses teachers of economic subjects, Moscow, (2004)
Major research trends: regional economy
Scietific-organizational and expert activities:
Research ‘Institutional capabilities and limitations of small business development in northern resource-region (on the example of the Republic of Karelia)’ (2009-2010, head of the research - Kurilo AE, RSCI). The project identifies and analyzes the possibilities and limitations of the institutional development of small business in northern resource-region, it is estimated administrative and territorial units of the region in terms of development of small business, developed the basic principles of improving the organizational-economic mechanism of management of development of small business at the regional level (in the case of the Republic of Karelia).