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Mass Media Publications 07-02-2016
  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 10-02-2016
  February 12, 2016
Sergio Currarini (University of Leicester)

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

CEFIR News 13-01-2016
  January 14, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, will participate in the expert discussion «Russia and the World: Prospects for Trade and Economic Cooperation» as part of Gaidar Forum 2016 «Russia and the World: Looking to the Future».

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

Staff 11-02-2016
  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 10-02-2016
  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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