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Mass Media Publications 25-09-2017
  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 

Social Enterprise as Force for more Inclusive and Innovative Societies (SEFORïS) 04-10-2016
  The international SEFORIS project (Social Entrepreneurship as a Force for more Inclusive and Innovative Societies) unveils first findings about social enterprises in several EU member states, Russia and China. The press release is avaliable for download.

NES Research Seminar 25-09-2017
  September 29, 2017
Aaron Flaaen (Federal Reserve Board)

Time: 1.45 p.m.
Adress: Room 114, 100 Novaya Street, Skolkovo, Moscow, New Economic School
For more information: skhrapov (at)

CEFIR News 06-06-2017
  May 24, 2017, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, delivered a keynote speech «Key barriers to exports, directions of regional export policy» at the round table «Business in modern conditions» as part of the «Innovation Week» INNOWEEK — 2017 in the Tyumen region.

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 26-09-2017
  The Working Paper «War and Well-Being in Transition: Russo-Georgian Conflict as a Natural Experiment» by Gunes Gokmeny and Evgeny Yakovlev is avaliable for free download

International Academic Publications 09-03-2017
  The paper by Galina Besstremyannaya «Heterogeneous effect of the global financial crisis and the Great East Japan Earthquake on costs of Japanese banks» published in the Journal of Empirical Finance 42: 66-89.

Staff 01-02-2017
  Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, has been nominated «For the outstanding contribution in the field of economy» for Yegor Gaidar Awards in 2016.

Rankings 01-02-2017
  The University of Pennsylvania presented its 2016 Global Go-To Think Tank Index. Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) has been ranked 11-th among 90 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 30-th among 135 Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks and the first among Russian think tanks in this particular field.
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