The Economic Society is delighted to invite you to its next speaker event with Prof. Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po) and Prof. Guido Tabellini.
Our guests will discuss the political economy of reforms in non-democratic settings, a topic on which prof. Guriev is a world-class researcher.
Sergei Guriev (1971) is the Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and professor of Economics at the Instituts d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). Previous positions include the rectorship of New Economic School in Moscow (2004-2013), where he was also Morgan Stanley Professor of Economics (1999 – 2013). He was visiting professor at Princeton University (2003-2004) and MIT (1997-1998). He holds a PhD in Economics (2002) and a PhD in Applied Math both from the Russian Academy of Science (1994), and a M.Sc. Summa Cum Laude from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (1993).
Dr. Guriev left Russia in April 2013 after suffering intimidations from investigators in relation to his participation in a panel of experts that conducted an independent probe of the Yukos affair.
Dr. Guriev’s research interests include contract theory, corporate governance, political economics, economics of development and transition. He has extensively published in international journals including American Economic Review, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Perspectives and American Political Science Review. He has been running a monthly column in Forbes and a biweekly column for the leading Russian business daily Vedomosti. His columns have also appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, Project Syndicate, Moscow Times.
He is chair of the board of the Dynasty Foundation. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the BRUEGEL think tank, of the Advisory Council of the Peterson Institute on International Economics and of the Academic Advisory Board of the Blavatnik School of Government, (Oxford University). He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London).
In 2006, he was selected as Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. In 2011, he was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Europe, and in 2012 a co-chair of the Global Agenda Council on the New Economic Thinking. In 2000 and 2005, he was awarded the Gold Medal for the Best Research in Development Economics by the Global Development Network. In 2009, he was also awarded the Bill Maynes Award by the Eurasia Foundation.
The event will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4.30 pm in Aula Notari, Via Sarfatti, 25 Ground floor.
Participation is free and registration is NOT required, for now.
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