Yuriy joined the Doing Business team in April 2015 in Washington DC where he initially worked on the Labor Market Regulation indicator. Yuriy currently is working as Analyst of the Registering Property Indicator in the Doing Business team in the Research and Development Center in Chile. Yuriy holds a Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law and a joint degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from the University of South Dakota. Prior to joining the team, he worked as an attorney in a private practice, where he assisted companies with international investigations involving corruption and alleged violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Mr. Avramov also has experience and interests in international human rights. Yuriy speaks Russian and is conversant in Spanish.