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Mass Media Publications 14-04-2014
  «Precarious Pessimism» — publication by Konstantin Sonin in «The Moscow Times», January 22, 2014

New Policy Brief Series on Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies 08-04-2014
  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:
«Liquidity and Monetary Policy in Belarus» by Erik Meyersson, SITE, April 07, 2014

NES/CEFIR Research Seminars 09-04-2014
  April 21, 2014
Yves Sprumont (University of Montreal)
«Strategy-proof preference aggregation»

April 23, 2014, at 4.40 p.m.
Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University)
«How Do Voters Respond to Information? Evidence from a Randomized Campaign»

International conference “Challenges and Perspectives of Youth Financial Literacy: International and Russian Experience” 28-03-2014
  Moscow, 27th March 2014, the Centre for Economic and Financial Research and Citi Fund held the international conference «Challenges and Perspectives of Youth Financial Literacy: International and Russian Experience»
The conference is supported by the Ministry of the Finance of the Russian Federation

The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Socio-Economic Development of the Far East of Russia 24-02-2014
  The analytical report «The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Socio-Economic Development of the Far East of Russia» is available for free download

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 26-01-2014
  The Working Papers «Urban inequity in the performance of social health insurance system: evidence from Russian regions» by Galina Besstremyannaya and Jaak Simm and «Multi-payer health insurance systems in Central and Eastern Europe: lessons from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Russia» by Galina Besstremyannaya are avaliable for free download

Staff 06-03-2014
  The Centre for Economic and Financial Research is looking for Junior Economist/ Economist.

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work in a stimulating intellectual environment in an ambitious research organization.

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Rankings 05-02-2014
  Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) has been ranked Top-10 Think Tanks in Central and Eastern Europe according to 2013 Global Go-To Think Tank Index
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