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Ilian Mihov

Professor of Economics

Biography

Professor Ilian Mihov was Dean of INSEAD from 2013 to 2023, making him the school's longest serving dean to date. He is the Rausing Chaired Professor of Economic and Business Transformation. His expertise is in macroeconomics with a focus on monetary policy, fiscal policy and economic growth.

He joined INSEAD in 1996 and has taught macroeconomics and econometrics in the MBA, EMBA, PhD and for many executive education programmes. He has been recognised several times with the Outstanding Teacher Award.

He holds a PhD from Princeton University and a BSc in business administration from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. In 2018, he received the UN Women (Singapore Chapter) HeForShe Leader Award for his outstanding service and contributions towards gender equality at INSEAD.

Professor Mihov is a board member of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Stewardship Asia Centre and the Singapore American School (SAS). He has been the Academic Director of the Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society since its foundation in 2018 and was appointed Chair of the Board at the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations Global Compact initiative, in 2020.

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Frameworks and Focus Are Essential for Change

Ilian Mihov

The crucial role business schools must play in building a better world.

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Transformative Change Starts With Responsible Research

I. Mihov, E. H. James

Responsible research can help businesses and leaders gain a competitive and sustainable edge in today’s volatile markets.

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Five Global Trends in Business and Society in 2023

K. Le Goulven, I. Mihov, M. Stabile

INSEAD faculty weigh in on the greatest threats and opportunities for the year ahead.

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Six Global Trends in Business and Society

I. Mihov, K. Le Goulven, M. Stabile

A stark look at the risks business education must address in 2022.
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Race to Zero: Biz Schools Must Supercharge Firm Engagement

K. Le Goulven, I. Mihov, M. Stabile

Mixed outcomes from COP26 mean business schools must step up to help business leaders accelerate the transition to a net-zero global economy.

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Why Allyship Is Key to Gender Balance

I. Mihov, Z. Kinias

To achieve equity, both men and women must advocate for it.