Center for Demographic Research

at the New Economic School

Evgeny M. Andreev

  Leading researcher



  Suite 106, 100 Novaya Street, Skolkovo, Moscow, Russia, New Economic School, 143025

  Phone: +7 (495) 956-95-08*207





Ph.D., Moscow  State University



Scientific interests

· Dynamics and mortality differentiation in Russia 

· Inequality in health and mortality

· Demographic calculations


Since 1994

Member of the International Union for Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

Since 1992

Member of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)





Selected publications


Grigoriev P., Andreev E.M. (2015) The Huge Reduction in Adult Male Mortality in Belarus and Russia: Is It Attributable to Anti-Alcohol Measures? PLoS ONE 10(9): e0138021. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138021

Andreev E.M., Shkolnikov V.M., W.A. Pridemore, S.Yu. Nikitina (2015) A method for reclassifying cause of death in cases categorized as “event of undetermined intent”. Population Health Metrics. Vol. 13, Art. 23. DOI:10.1186/s12963-015-0048-y

Andreev E.M., Ward Kingkade W. (2015) Average age at death in infancy and infant mortality level: Reconsidering the Coale-Demeny formulas at current levels of low mortality. Demographic Research. Vol.33, Art. 13, pp. 363-390.



Jasilionis D., Shkolnikov V., Andreev E., Jdanov D.,  Vagero D., Meslé F., Vallin J. (2014) Do Vanguard Populations Pave the Way towards Higher Life Expectancy for Other Population Groups? Population. №4, pp. 531-556 .

Jasilionis D., Shkolnikov V., Andreev E., Jdanov D.,  Vagero D., Meslé F., Vallin J. (2014) L’avant-garde en termes d’espérance de vie montre-t-elle la voie au reste de la population? Population (ed. francais). №4, pp.589-615.

Grigoriev P., Meslé F., Shkolnikov V.M.,  Andreev E., Fihel A., Pechholdova M. and Vallin J. (2014)  The Recent Mortality Decline in Russia: Beginning of the Cardiovascular Revolution? Population and Development Review. Vol. 40. Issue 1, pp. 107–129.

Pridemore W.A., Chamlin M.B., Kaylen M.T., Andreev E. (2014) The Effects of the 2006 Russian Alcohol Policy on Alcohol-Related Mortality: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Vol. 38. No. 1, pp. 257–266.


Meslé F., Vallin J., Andreev E. Demographic Consequences of the Great Famine: Then and Now. In. A. Graziosi, L. A.Hajda, H. Hryn (eds.), After the Holodomor: the enduring impact of the Great Famine on Ukraine. Ukrainian Research Institute Publications, Harvard University. 2013. P. 217-242.

Pridemore W.A., Chamlin M.B., Kaylen M.T., Andreev E. (2013) The impact of a national alcohol policy on deaths due to transport accidents in Russia. Addiction. Vol. 108. Issue12, pp. 2112-218.

Pridemore W.A., Chamlin M.B., Andreev E. (2013) Reduction in Male Suicide Mortality Following the 2006 Russian Alcohol Policy: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 103 (11), pp. 2021–2026.

Shkolnikov V.M., Andreev E.M., McKee M., Leon D.A. (2013) Components and possible determinants of the decrease in Russian mortality in 2004-2010. Demographic research. Vol. 28(32), pp. 917-950.

Andreev E.M., Bogoyavlenskii D.D., Stickley A. (2013) Comparing Alcohol Mortality in Tsarist and Contemporary Russia: Is the Current Situation Historically Unique? Alcohol and Alcoholism.  doi: 10.1093/alcalc/ags132


Shkolnikov V. M., Andreev E. M., Jdanov D. A., Jasilionis D., Kravdal Ø., Vågerö D., Valkonen T. (2012) Increasing absolute mortality disparities by education in Finland, Norway and Sweden, 1971–2000. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Vol. 66(4), pp. 372-378.
Andreev, E. M., Shkolnikov, V. M. (2012) An Excel spreadsheet for the decomposition of a difference between two values of an aggregate demographic measure by stepwise replacement running from young to old ages. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Technical Report TR-2012-002.

Metelskaya V.A., Shkolnikova M.A., Shalnova S.A., Andreev E.M., Deev A .D., Jdanov D.A., Shkolnikov V.M., Vaupel J.W. (2012) Prevalence, components, and correlates of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among elderly Muscovites. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Vol. 55(2), pp. 231-237.


Andreev E. M., Jdanov D.A., Shkolnikov V.M. and Leon D. (2011) Long term trends in longevity of scientific elites: evidence from the British and the Russian academies of sciences. Population Studies. Vol. 65(3), pp. 319-334.

Shkolnikov V.M., Andreev E.M., Zhang Z., Oeppen J.E., Vaupel J.W. (2011) Losses of expected lifetime in the United States and other developed countries: methods and empirical analyses. Demography. Vol. 48(1), pp. 211-239.


Shkolnikov V. M., Andreev E.M., Jdanov D. A., Jasilionis D., Kravdal Ø., Vågerö D., Valkonen T. (2010) Advances in cause-specific mortality of highly educated married people in Finland, Norway, and Sweden. 75th Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America 2010. Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, USA, April 2010

Leon D.A., Shkolnikov V.M., McKee M., Kiryanov N., Andreev E. (2010) Alcohol increases circulatory disease mortality in Russia: acute and chronic effects or misattribution of cause? International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 39(5), pp. 1279-1290.


Andreev E. M., Hoffmann R., Carlson E., Shkolnikov V. M., Kharkova T. L. (2009) Concentration of working-age male mortality among manual workers in urban Latvia and Russia, 1970-1989. European Societies. Vol. 11(1), pp. 161-185.


Andreev E. M., Pridemore W. A., Shkolnikov V. M., Antonova O. I. (2008) An investigation of the growing number of deaths of unidentified people in Russia. European Journal of Public Health. Vol. 18(3), pp. 252-257.


Andreev E. M., Leon D. A., Saburova L., Tomkins S., Kiryanov N., McKee M., Shkolnikov V. M. (2007) Hazardous alcohol drinking and premature mortality in Russia: a population based casecontrol study. Lancet. Vol. 369(9578), pp. 2001-2009.


Andreev E. M., Shkolnikov V. M., Leon D., McKee M., Meslé F. and Vallin J. (2004)  Mortality Reversal in Russia: The story so far. Hygiea Internationalis. Vol. 4(4), pp. 29- 80.


Andreev E.M., Shkolnikov V. M. Begun A. Z. (2003) Gini coefficient as a life table function: computation from discrete data, decomposition of differences and empirical examples. Demographic Research. Vol. 8, pp. 11-17.

Andreev  E. M., Nolte  E., Shkolnikov V. M., Varavikova E., McKee M. (2003) The evolving pattern of avoidable mortality in Russia. International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 32, pp. 437–446.


Andreev E.M., Shkolnikov V.M., Begun A.Z. (2002) Algorithm for decomposition of differences between aggregate demographic measures and its application to life expectancies, healthy life expectancies, parityprogression ratios and total fertility rates. Demographic research. Vol. 7(14), pp. 499-522.


Andreev E. M., Kharkova T. L. (2000) Did economics crisis cause the fertility decline in Russia. Evidence from 1994 Micricensus. European Journal of Population. Vol. 16(3), pp. 211-233.