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Mass Media Publications 06-10-2015
  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 29-06-2015
  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:
«Finance for Sustainable Development» by Evelina Bonnier and Anders Olofsgård, SITE, June 15, 2015

NES Research Seminar 30-09-2015
  October 19, 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-NES CSDSI Seminar 31-05-2015
  June 15, 2015 
CEFIR-NES CSDSI Seminar on the USA trade polisy will be held with the participation of Daniel Ikenson (CATO Institute).

Time: 2.00 p.m.
Venue: Nakhimovsky prospect 47, office 521 
We invite you to take part in the seminar, please, register by sending an email at

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 31-08-2015
  The Working Paper «Robust non-parametric estimation of cost efficiency with an application to banking industry» by Galina Besstremyannaya and Jaak Simm is avaliable for free download

International Academic Publications 30-08-2015
  The paper by Galina Besstremyannaya «Heterogeneous effect of coinsurance rate on healthcare expenditure: generalized finite mixtures and matching estimators» was published in Applied 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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