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Mass Media Publications 26-02-2015
  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 02-02-2015
  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:
«The Political Economy of the Latvian State Since 1991: Some Reflections on the Role of External Anchors» by Alf Vanags, BICEPS, February 02, 2015

NES Research Seminar 18-02-2015
  March 6, 2015
Andrew Ellul (Indiana University)

March 13, 2015
Pablo Selaya (University of Copenhagen)

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

Gaidar Forum 2015 "Russia and the Worla: New Dimensions" 15-01-2015
  January 14-16, 2015, The Gaidar Forum 2015 «Russia and the Worla: New Dimensions» took place at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). Natalia Volchkova, CEFIR Director for Applied Research, Irina Denisova, CEFIR Senior Research Fellow, Natalia Turdyeva, CEFIR Senior Economist, took part at the event as forum experts.

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 10-02-2015
  The Working Paper «Modeling and Forecasting Realized Covariance Matrices with Accounting for Leverage» by Stanislav Anatolyev and Nikita Kobotaev is avaliable for free download

International Academic Publications 03-12-2014
  The paper by Galina Besstremyannaya «Differential effects of declining rates in a per diem payment system» was published in Health Economics.

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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