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Mass Media Publications 28-11-2015
  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 03-11-2015
  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:
«Examining Social Exclusion among the 50+ in Europe — Evidence from the Fifth Wave of the SHARE Survey» by  Michal Myck and Monika Oczkowska, CenEA, November 2, 2015

NES Research Seminar 21-11-2015
  December 7, 2015
Herve Moulin (University of Glasgow)
Time: 1.45 p.m.

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

CEFIR News 09-11-2015
  November 5, 2015, Natalya Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the 9-th Energy Day by the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) with the presentation «Oil price volatility and international trade».

November 2, 2015, CEFIR Lead Economist Salavat Gabdrakhmanov took part in the press-conference on the results of the «All-Russian Week of Savings».

October 23, 2015, CEFIR economist Tatyana Yancheva took part in the All-Russian Exam on Financail Literacy.

International Academic Publications 06-11-2015
  «Market Structure and the Environmental Implications of Trade Liberalization: Russia’s Accession to the World Trade Organization» by Natalia Turdyeva jointly with Christoph Böhringer, Thomas Rutherford č David Tarr published in Review of International Economics Vol. 23(5), 897-923. DOI: 10.1111/roie.12197.

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 12-10-2015
  The update of two Working Papers by Douglas L. Campbell «Relative Prices, Hysteresis, and the Decline of American Manufacturing» and «Measurement Matters: Productivity-Adjusted Weighted Average Relative Price Indices» are avaliable for free download

Rankings 26-01-2015
  The University of Pennsylvania presented its 2014 Global Go-To Think Tank Index. Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) has been ranked six among 55 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 80 Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks and the first among Russian think tanks in this particular field.

Staff 15-09-2014
  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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