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Mass Media Publications 25-05-2016
  Expert opinion by Natalya Volchkova in the blog post «Putin’s Problem: Corruption, Not Just Sanctions» at December 22, 2014 

«Who Benefits From a Floating Ruble?" — Expert opinion by Konstantin Sonin in the article at November 10, 2014 

New Policy Brief Series on Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies 07-02-2016
  The FREE Policy Brief Series is a joint initiative by seven leading research institutes on transition and emerging markets. The aim is to provide short and informative analyses on current economic policy challenges based on academic research relevant to countries in Eastern Europe and in emerging economies more generally.

Recent publication:
«The Issue of Repeat Cartel Offences» by Catarina Marvão, SITE and Trinity College Dublin, February 1, 2016

NES Research Seminar 19-05-2016
  May 27, 2016
Mihai Manea (MIT)

Time: 1.45 p.m.
Adress: Room 1.14, 100 Novaya Street, Skolkovo, Moscow, New Economic School
For more information: skhrapov (at)

CEFIR News 19-05-2016
  May 17, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, made a presentation «The structure of Russian exports, problems of exporters and potential of exports diversification» at a press luncheon devoted to the topic «How to help the non-oil economy: The tool for Russian manufacturers to enter international markets», organized by GlobalRusTrade company.

International Academic Publications 23-05-2016
  The paper «Bypassing weak institutions in a large late-comer economy» by Evgenia Bessonova (CEFIR) jointly with Ksenia Gonchar (HSE) published in the Journal of Institutional Economics, Volume 11, Issue 04, December 2015, pp 847-874

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 22-05-2016
  The Working Paper by Douglas L. Campbell and Lester Lusher «Trade Shocks, Taxes, and Inequality» is avaliable for free download

Staff 12-05-2016
  Independent nonprofit Organization «Agency for strategic initiatives to promote new projects» represented by the head of «New business» division A.D.Avetisyan and CEO A.S.Nikitin issued the letter of acknowledgment to Natalia Volchkova for her active participation in the monitoring of the road maps implementation of the National entrepreneurial initiative and for her personal contribution to the formation of a favorable investment climate in the Russian Federation.

Rankings 11-05-2016
  The University of Pennsylvania presented its 2014 Global Go-To Think Tank Index. Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) has been ranked tenth among 88 Top Think Tanks in Central and Eastern Europe and the third among Russian think tanks in this particular field according to this index. CEFIR has been ranked 26 among 134 Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks and the first among Russian think tanks in this particular field.
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