G Nikolov

Gueorgui (George) Nikolov

MSc (U of NWE, Sofia), PhD (U of London)

Instructor - Schools of Business, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Management

George Nikolov is an economist who has an extensive experience in the fields of quantitative methods and information technology. He has worked in the academic and public sectors as a system analyst, researcher, and instructor. He teaches a variety of information technology and quantitative methods courses in the School of Business and the Schools of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Management at Capilano University.

George holds a university degree in economics (MSc equivallent) from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of London, UK. 

When not at school teaching or at home marking, George takes every opportunity to be with his family or spend time in the open air. He enjoys skiing, running, and walking. George has an eye for art too and has designed the logos of the Institute of Agricultural Economics, Sofia and the Capilano University Faculty Association. Last but not least, he is very passionate about protecting the environment and his motto is: “the greener the merrier”.

Phone:

604.986.1911 ext. 3480

Email:

gnikolov@capilanou.ca

Building:

Cedar

Room:

362

Awards:

First prize at the 14th and 15th National Symposiums of Young Researchers and Specialists in Agriculture (Section: Economics and Management), Albena, Bulgaria.

Publication(s):

Nikolov, G., Hughes D. (1999). “Market Information Services as a Means to Improve the Competitiveness of the Food Sector”, In: Food Processing and Distribution in Transition Countries: Problems and Perspectives, Kiel (Germany): Wissenshaftsverlag Vauk Kiel KG.

Nikolov, G., Hughes D. (1998). “Market Information Services in Economics in Transition: The Case of Bulgaria”, The Journal of Euromarketing, Volume 8, Nos. 1/2, New York: International Business Press.

Nikolov, G. (1998). Harmonisation the Bulgarian Agricultural Market Information System with Corresponding Systems in the European Union, Research Report for the EU Phare ACE Programme.

Nikolov, G. (1998). Agricultural Market Information Services in an Economy in Transition, Ph.D. Thesis, Wye College, University of London.

Nikolov, G. (1997). Role of Agricultural Market Information Services in the Transition to a Market Economy, Paper presented in the Agricultural Economics Society Postgraduate Conference, Edinburgh, March 19-21, 1997.

Nikolov, G. (1993). "Information System for Distribution the Assets of the State Co-operative Farms into Shares to Former Owners", In: Proceedings VIIth. International Youth conference on the Problems of Economic Reform in the Agriculture of Eastern and Central European Countries, Institute of Agricultural Economics, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Nikolov, G., Bachev, H. and Nikolov, D. (1990). "Efficiency of Electronization in Agricultural Management", Sofia: Rural Economics and Management, No 2, pp. 98-105.

Aikova, R., Ivanova, N., Nikolov, D. and Nikolov, G. (1990). "Prospects of Automating Agricultural Management", Sofia: Rural Economics and Management, No 1, pp. 45-53.

Nikolov, N., Malamov, L., Ivanova, N., Nikolov, D., Nikolov, G. and Milev, N. (1989). Integrated System for Automated Processing of Accounting, Statistical and Operative Information, Sofia: Zemizdat.

Aikova, R., Nikolov, D. and Nikolov, G. (1989). "Problems Related to the Automation of Agricultural Management", Sofia: Rural Economics and Management, No 8, pp. 26-36.

Nikolov, G. and Nikolov, D. (1989). "Automated Working Place of the Agrarian Economists – Pre-conditions, Problems and Trends of Development", Sofia: Rural Economics and Management, No 6-7, pp. 5-11.

Nikolov, G. (1988). " Economic and Mathematical Models for Optimising of Machinery and Tractors", Prague, AGRODAT: Bulletin of the Co-ordination Centre for Research Studies of the CMEA-countries, No 54, pp. 138-144.

Nikolov, G. and Bachev, H. (1987). "Intensivierung der Wissenshaftlichen Forschungsabeiten und Rolle der Okonomisch-mathematischen Methoden und der Electronischen Rechentechnik in Ihrem Einsatz in der Agrarokonomie", Berlin: Institut fur Agrarokonomie-Institutsbericht No 21, pp. 25-33.

Nikolov, G. (1987). "Automated System for Inventory Accounting ", Sofia: Rural Economics, No 7, pp. 65-70.

Nikolov, G. (1987). "A System for Optimum Planning Machinery and Tractors - An Experiment and Some Trends for its Development", Sofia: Rural Economics, No 6, pp. 57-63.

Dimitrov, K. and Nikolov, G. (1983). "Utilisation of Computers for Formulating Economic-Mathematical Problems for Optimum Planning Machinery and Tractors", Sofia: Rural Economics, No 6, pp. 60-65.