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Mass Media Publications 18-08-2014
  «Precarious Pessimism» — publication by Konstantin Sonin in «The Moscow Times», January 22, 2014

New Policy Brief Series on Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies 07-07-2014
  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:
«Gender and Development: the Role of Female Leadership» by Anders Olofsgård and Evelina Bonnier, SITE, June 30, 2014

NES/CEFIR Research Seminars 26-06-2014
  July 1, 2014
Andrey Malenko (MIT)
«Timing Decisions in Organizations: Communication and Authority in a Dynamic Environment»

Open seminar NES/CEFIR 21-05-2014
  May 22, 2014, at  7.00 p.m.
Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics, Boston University (USA)
«Fiscal Sustainability in Russia»
Venue: Economic Department of the MSU, Leniskiye gory, 1, bldg. 46, room 3​

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 10-07-2014
  The Working Paper «The efficiency of labor matching and remuneration reforms: a panel data quantile regression approach with endogenous treatment variables» by Galina Besstremyannaya is avaliable for free download

International Academic Publications 08-05-2014
  The paper «A History of Resistance to Privatization in Russia» by Paul Castañeda Dower and Andrei Markevich is forthcoming in the Journal of Comparative Economics

Staff 13-08-2014
  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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