Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sergei Guriev

Sergei Guriev, a visiting professor of economics at Sciences Po, is Professor of Economics and former Rector at the New Economic School in Moscow.

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Economics 10

Putin’s Dilemma

The West's sanctions on Russia are already having a powerful effect, and the expectation that they will be tightened further is a huge concern for investors and the Russian government. And, though… read more

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World Affairs 0

Russia’s New Stagnation

In early November, the Russian government released its latest macroeconomic forecast. It could not have been an easy decision: Whereas President Vladimir Putin campaigned in 2012 on a promise that… read more

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Politics 2

The Battle for Moscow

Just as US presidential elections matter for the entire world, mayoral elections in Moscow matter for Russia’s national politics – and thus for its economy. So what happens in Moscow on September 8… read more

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World Affairs 0

Prisoners of the Red Army

While all other large European countries abolished military conscription in recent decades, Russia continues with a system in which all physically-fit male citizens aged 18 to 27 must serve for 12… read more

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World Affairs 0

That 70’s Show in Russia

If oil prices remain at $70-80 per barrel, Russia is likely to relive key features of the Brezhnev era of the 1970’s and 1980’s – with a stagnating economy and 70-80% approval ratings for its… read more

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