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Mass Media Publications 28-02-2017
  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 20-02-2017
  March 3, 2017
Isa Hafalir (Carnegie Mellon University)
"College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized"

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

CEFIR News 16-01-2017
  January 14, 2017, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the expert discussion on «Trade and Economic Development Strategy for Russia and EAEU in the Current Context» at the Gaidar Forum 2017 «Russia and the World: Setting Priorities».

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 14-02-2017
  The Working Papers «The Stolypin Reform and Agricultural Productivity in Late Imperial Russia» by Paul Castaneda Dower and Andrei Markevich,
«Labor Misallocation and Mass Mobilization: Russian Agriculture during the Great War» by Paul Castaneda Dower and Andrei Markevich and «The Economic Effects of the Abolition of Serfdom: Evidence from the Russian Empire» by Andrei Markevich and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya are avaliable for free download

International Academic Publications 08-12-2016
  The paper by Galina Besstremyannaya «Differential Effects of Declining Rates in a Per Diem Payment System» is forthcoming in the Health Economics.

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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