Zahari Todorov KARAMFILOV


Born on May 26, in Kavarna, Varna district. Married, has one son.

Completed Trade high school in Varna 1953. Graduated from the University for National and World Economy in Sofia 1958. Post-graduate studies in London 1974, Paris 1978, Sankt Petersburg 1980. Ph.D. in Economy 1964 and 1984. Instructor in "Septemvri"-Varna 1958-60. Post-graduate studies at the Economics University in Varna 1960-63. Research associate in the Science, Design and Research Institute for Shipbuilding - Varna 1963-64. Senior research associate 2nd rank in the Science and Research Institute for Economy and Organization of Machine Building - Sofia 1964-70. Senior research associate 2nd rank in the National Education Center - Sofia 1970-90. Senior research associate 1st rank in the National Education Center - Sofia 1992.

Member of the Bulgarian Social Democratic Party (BSDP). Member of the National Committee of the BSDP 1990-95. Member of the Executive Bureau of the BSDP until 1995. MP in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary UDF). Chair of the Economic Committee in the 7th Grand National Assembly. Chair of the National Statistical Institute since 1991.

Publications: "Automated System for Planning of the Production Program" 1975, "Strucutural Design of the Governing Mechanism" 1975, "Matrix Modeling of Production and Financial Plans for Enterprises in the Machine Building Industry".

Leisure interests: mountaineering.