About the site

About the site

Managing owner of the site Economy & Time” is Atanas Nikolov PHD in Economics.

Career entry position of Atanas Nikolov was economic radio journalist; next step in the career was university lecturer in economics.
Since 1992 he has joined banking sector. 18 years of work experience in the lending department of United Bulgarian Bank experience, position occupied during those years: Manager Analyst department in lending center “SME and micro business and international programs”; Director “Lending relation with branch network”; Director “Credits”.
Since 2010 was chief economist of the bank, and chief analyst.


His analyses were part of the packages published by United Bulgarian Bank in the e-platforms:

THOMSON REUTERS - www.thomsonreuters.com

STANDART & POORS CAPITAL IQ - www.capitaliq.com

ISI EMERGING MARKETS - www.securities.com

FACTSET - www.factset.com


Publication in those platforms are :

Economic Analyses of the Branches in Bulgarian economy 2001 - 2010
Macroeconomic analysis per sectors and groups of industries Bulgaria– by quarters and an annual
Forecast for economic growth Bulgaria - overall economy and industries
Financial analysis of industries Bulgaria - quarterly forecasts
Imbalances of industries - (structural and financial imbalances) - quarterly forecasts
Cash flows of industries Bulgaria - quarterly forecasts

These analyzes is benefiting from:academic institutions, funds for assets management, chambers of commerce and associations, brokers and securities dealers, commercial banks, consulting firms, corporations, embassies and consulates, government institutions, branches of investment banks, investment companies, legal and accounting firms; private individuals.

From March 2014 Atanas Nikolov leaves the team of UBB and creates the website for Economic Analysis and Forecasting of industries in Bulgaria „Economy & Time”.


Quarterly and annual forecasts and analysis in listed themes, as well as and the new product - Compression of value by industries, can be found in site „Economy & Time” – www.economy-time.com

From January 2016 "Economy Time" offers a monthly forecasts for the economic growth in the EU

From June 2018, the website „Economy & Time” offers a new product:
European Union - Contribution for Economic Growth (Total and by Country).
The analysis is quarterly and is based on reporting data provided by Eurostat.

Atanas Nikolov is Master of in Industrial Management and PhD in Economics.