The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstream


Max Bulakovskiy


Policy Analyst


Max Bulakovskiy, part of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities works on issues related to social economy, social entrepreneurship and social innovation. Since he joined the OECD in 2015 Max has been covering issues relates to private sector and socio-economic development. Specifically, he contributed to developlent of a Policy Framework for Social Innovation in Croatia, and development of several editions of SME Policy Index. He was also Project Manager of the OECD-Canada Project for ASEAN SMEs (COPAS) which covered activities of enterprise development in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining the OECD Max was part of the think-tank lab on social innovation in Brussels– Oksigen Lab where he coordinated a number of research projects focused on social innovation and social entrepreneurship. Prior to that he has been working on private sector enabling initatives for over eight years in the Middle East and Asia. Max holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the MGIMO University (Russia), Master’s degree in European Integration and an MBA degree from the Vlerick Business School (Belgium).

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