Born April 10, 1952 in g. Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Russian.
In 1973 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of National Economy (MINKh) they. G. V. Plekhanov, and in 1976 - postgraduate MINKh. Ph.D. in Economics.
. From 1976 to 1977 - Senior Engineer, Scientific Research Institute of Management of the coal industry, from 1977 to 1980 in the same - a senior researcher.
. From 1980 to 1984 he worked as head of the Scientific Research Institute of Labor of the State Committee for Labor and Social Affairs (Goskomtrud), since 1984 - Deputy Head of Department and Head of Goskomtrud.
. Since 1989 - Head of Department and also Secretary of the State Commission of the Council of Ministers of the USSR for Economic Reform ( "Commission Abalkina").
. On July 16, 1990 - Chairman of the RSFSR State Commission for Economic Reform and Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR.
. October 17, 1990, resigned from his post as deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of Russia.
. In January 1991 he was appointed economic adviser to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR
. At the same time headed the organized them Interrepublic Center for Economic and Political Studies (the epicenter).
. 28 August 1991 became deputy Ivan Silaeva as chairman of the Committee on the operational management of the economy of the USSR, responsible for economic reform.
. In October 1993, created its own electoral association Block Yavlinsky
- Boldyrev - Lukin (Yabloko).
. 12 December 1993 was elected to the State Duma on the list of Yabloko.
. In the first round of presidential elections June 16, 1996 took the fourth place.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma.
. In the presidential election March 26, 2000 took 3rd place.
. He loves music of the Beatles, the prose of Andrei Bitova, Tarkovsky's films.
. He speaks three foreign languages.
. He is married and has two sons
. His wife Elena - Education Engineer-economist, from 1996 - housewife. The eldest son Michael (1975) graduated from the Physics Department of Moscow State University in the department of theoretical physics, he worked in a bank, a musician. Younger son Alex (1981) - student, studying in the UK.
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