Doctor Nauk, Economics, Professor, Honored Economist of the RSFSR (1989), recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government in science and Technology (2002), he is a career statistician. Since 2010 - Editor-in-chief of the journal "Voprosy Statistiki".
Boris Timonovich was born September 7, 1938 in Moscow.
In 1960 he graduated with honors from the Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics (MESI).
His professional career started as Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Statistics, Institute of Economic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Trade.
After defending his Candidate's dissertation in 1966, he worked as the head of a sector and head of Laboratory of the Research Institute of Statistics, Central Statistical Administration of the USSR (1966-1976).
In 1976-1980 he was a leading researcher at the sector of international comparisons, Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO).
Since 1980, he continued to work in the structure of the State Statistics: in 1980-1984 - as the Department Head at the Research Institute of Statistics Central Statistical Administration of the USSR; 1984-1991 - as the Head of the Department of balance of the national economy, which in 1989 was transformed into the Department of the system of macroeconomic indicators, financial and price statistics of the State Statistical Committee of the USSR; from 1992 to 2009 he was a Head of the Department of macroeconomic statistics, CIS Statistical Committee.
In 1990 he defended his Doctoral thesis in MESI on "Macroeconomic indicators of the regulated market economy". In 1995 he was awarded the title of Professor.
Since 2008 he has been holding the position of the Chairman at the Statistics section of the Central House of Scientists, RAS.
He is a Member of the Scientific and methodological council of the Rosstat and the CIS Statistical Committee, a number of dissertation councils, he sits on several editorial boards for a number of statistical handbooks published by Rosstat. He is a board member of the Russian Public Organization "Russian Association of Statisticians" (RASt).
Boris Timonovich Ryabushkin - authored about 250 scientific publications (of over 300 print pages), including monographs (The System of National Accounts in foreign statistics. Moscow, Statistics Publ., 1969; Methods for evaluating informal and non-formal sectors of the economy. Moscow, Finance and Statistics Publ., 2003; Methodology of formation of an integrated system of data for research resources of goods and services. Bryansk, "Delta" Publ., 2009, etc.), textbooks (Fundamentals of financial statistics. Moscow, Finstatinform Publ., 1997, National Accounts and Economic balances: Textbook. Moscow, Finance and Statistics Publ., 1999; National Accounts and Economic balances: Practicum. Moscow, Finance and Statistics Publ., 2002; Information system of macroeconomics: Guidance manual. Moscow, MIEM Publ., 2008 et al.); he is a co-author of textbooks on statistics, socio-economic statistics and finance statistics (1995-2015).
His research interests include challenges of macroeconomic statistics, balance design in national and foreign statistics, adaptation of international statistical standards to Russian conditions and information capabilities.