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Mass Media Publications 19-02-2018
  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 

Social Enterprise as Force for more Inclusive and Innovative Societies (SEFORïS) 04-10-2016
  The international SEFORIS project (Social Entrepreneurship as a Force for more Inclusive and Innovative Societies) unveils first findings about social enterprises in several EU member states, Russia and China. The press release is avaliable for download.

NES Research Seminar 19-02-2018
  February 21, 2017 - Job Market Seminar
Ivan Korolev (Stanford, MAE'2012)
"Consistent Lagrange Multiplier Type Specification Tests for Semiparametric Models"

February 22, 2017 - Job Market Seminar
Alexandra Solovyeva (University of Minnesota)
"Unemployment Insurance Reform: the Origin of the German Labor Market Miracle"

Time: 1.45 p.m.
Adress: Room 114, 100 Novaya Street, Skolkovo, Moscow, New Economic School
For more information: skhrapov (at)

CEFIR News 19-01-2018
  January 18, 2018, Natalia Volchkova, CEFIR Policy Director / NES Professor, took part in the expert discussion «Economic cooperationa as a source of economic growth in Russia», which was held whithin the program of the Gaidar Forum «Russia and the World: Values and Virtues» at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).

CEFIR and NES Working Papers 21-12-2017
  The Working Paper «Technological change, energy, environment and economic growth in Japan» by Galina Besstremyannaya, Richard Dasher, Sergei Golovan is avaliable for free download

International Academic Publications 09-03-2017
  The paper by Galina Besstremyannaya «Heterogeneous effect of the global financial crisis and the Great East Japan Earthquake on costs of Japanese banks» published in the Journal of Empirical Finance 42: 66-89.

Rankings 02-02-2018
  The University of Pennsylvania presented its 2017 Global Go-To Think Tank Index. Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) has been ranked 10-th among 100 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 31-th among 140 Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks and the first among Russian think tanks in this particular field.

Staff 12-10-2017
  Irina Denisova, CEFIR Lead Economist / NES Professor, and Natalia Volchkova, CEFIR Policy Director / NES Professor, have been awarded «ARETT Oder of Merit for economic analysis». ARETT Oder of Merit is awarded to Russian economists for their outstanding contribution to the development of economic analysis in Russia.
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