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Georgi Smatrakalev

Instructor
School of Accounting

Biography

Dr. Smatrakalev has over 30 years in the field of Academia as a researcher in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and associate professor in numerous Bulgarian Universities. He has held high governmental office as Chairman of the Board and CEO of nonbanking financial Institution in Bulgaria, consultant and evaluator to the World Bank and European Commission. Since 2003 he is instructor at FAU teaching in the field of taxation.

Education

  • Other (1998) Carl Duisburg Geselschaft e. V.
  • Ph D (1988) Economics, Institute of Economics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • MS (1982) Economics, University for National and World Economy
  • MBA (1981) Business Administration, University for National and World Economy

Certifications

  • Commercial Framework for Private Sector Development Certificate

Teaching Interests

  • All the issues related to taxation and tax policy and its international implications.

Research Interests

  • Fields of research are taxation and tax policy, European integration, issues of people with disabilities.

Intellectual Contributions

  • Smatrakalev, G., Cartwright, R., Tax Incentives for Health Expenses. Journal of Applied Business and Economics,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2012) Is Tax Evasion Our National Sport? The Bulgarian Case. Springer, New York, 371-385.
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2012) Statistical study regarding the macro-economic evolution of Bulgaria. International Conference of Global Business and International Management, Portland, OR,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2011) How Flat Is the Flat Tax. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 11, 4, 71-80.
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2011) Historical and Economic Prerequisites for Tax Evasion: The Bulgarian Case. International Conference of Global Business and International Management, Seattle, WA,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2010) How Flat is the Flat Tax. 10th International Hawaii Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI,
  • Smatrakalev, G., Cartwright, R., (2010) Tax Incentives for Health Expenses. 10th International Hawaii Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2008) Tax System Changing: The Bulgarian Experience. Springer, New York, 389-408.
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2006) Taxes and elections. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Netherlands, 1,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2003) Family taxation – pros and cons. "Iconomicheska Misal" (Economic Thought), 2,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2002) Taxation and Tax Policy in the E-World. NISPAcee, Newsletter papers, 2, 2,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2001) Disability and Employment. KOTA,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2001) Tax Policy for SME. CED, Sofia, Bulgaria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2000) Problems of tax harmonization in the process of accession. Albatros, Sofia, Bulgaria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (2000) Income Taxation – Comparative Analysis of the Tax Policies of Bulgaria and the EU. CED,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1998) The Tax Reform at Crossroads. Journal Business Spectre, 1,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1998) Walking on the edge: Bulgaria and the transition to a market economy. New Jersey,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1998) Erling Eide and Roger van den Bergh: Law and Economics of the Environment. European Journal of Law and Economics, 6, 2,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1997) Income Taxation in the Bulgarian Transition. Belgrade, Serbia, 1,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1997) Tax Regulations for Small Firms in the Scandinavian Countries. Finances, 6,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1996) Income Taxation. "Banki, investicii, pari" (Banks, investment, money), 8,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1996) The reform in the social protection of the disabled. Publishing House "CIELA", Sofia, Bulgaria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) Adjustment of the Tax Policy to the Requirements of the European Union. Abagar Publishing, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) Investment Policy and the Privatisation in Bulgaria. Praeger Publishers, Westport,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) Social Protection of People with Disabilities. Publishing House "Marin Drinov", Sofia, Bulgaria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) Tax Concessions to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Abagar Publishing, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) The Bulgarian Industry on a Crossroad. "Banki, investicii, pari" (Banks, investments, money), 9,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) The Reform in the Social Protection of the Disabled. Journal of Economic Thought, 7,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) The Tax Reform: where and how. "Banki, investicii, pari" (Banks, investments, money), 9,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1995) The Tax Policy in Bulgaria: Problems and Perspectives. Proceedings from the First International Conference on Managing in Emerging Markets, Syracuse, New York, USA,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1994) Adjustment of the Tax Policy to the Requirements of the European Union. "Iconomicheska Misal" (Economic Thought), 6, 45.
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1994) Harmonization of the Tax systems in the EU member-countries. "Banki, investicii, pari" (Banks, investments, money), 7,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1994) Economic Reforms Fall Short of Targets. Central European Business Weekly, 119, 2,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1993) Investment Policy in Bulgaria. Bank Austria,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1993) Tax Concessions to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. "Iconomicheska Misal" (Economic Thought), 7, 71.
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1993) The People with Disabilities in the Bulgarian Labour Market. Local Economy, University of Luton, UK, Quarterly Issues 3 & 4,
  • Smatrakalev, G., (1993) The People with Disabilities in the Bulgarian Labour Market. Sofia, Bulgaria,

Presentations

  • Panel Presentation at Mid-year ATA Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 2014
  • Global Business and International Management Conference, Global Business and International Management, Seattle, Washington, July 9 2011
  • International Hawaii Conference on Business, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 27 2010
  • International Hawaii Conference on Business, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 27 2010
  • Tenth International Hawaii Conference on Business, Honolulu, May 27 2010
  • 1989 Revisited Conference, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, October 29 2009
  • Business Perspectives on the Film and Media Industries Conference, De Santis Center - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, May 29 2009
  • Academic Business World International Conference, Academic Business World, Nashville, Tennessee, May 25 2009
  • International Conference of the Business Economics Institute (BEI) , Business Economics Institute (BEI), Las Vegas, Nevada, December 14 2008
  • CPE Seminar, Alpha Kappa Psi Florida Gold Coast Alumni Chapter, Hollywood, Florida, November 2008
  • CPE Seminar, Alpha Kappa Psi Florida Gold Coast Alumni Chapter, Boca Raton, Florida, October 2008
  • Academic Business World International Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, May 26 2008
  • Beta Alpha Psi Annual CPE Seminar , Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, November 2006
  • 6th Global Conference on Business and Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 2006
  • ISINI Annual Convention, ISINI , Netherlands, August 2005
  • “Crossing bridges” – International Conference, Selma, Alabama, August 7 2004
  • Fifth Congress of SUSE, SUSE, Edinburgh, Scotland, March 26 2001
  • National Conference “Tax Policy and Economic Growth”, Sofia, Bulgaria, July 12 2000
  • Ninth Workshop on “Law and Economics”, Maastricht, April 8 1998
  • 39 Annual Convention of ISA, ISA, Minneapolis, March 18 1998
  • IV Congress of International Society for Intercommunication of New Ideas, ISINI, Maastricht, August 20 1997

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