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"Policy lessons from Swedish-Russian capital flows" | 15-04-2016
 
 
April 22, 2016, Seminar on «Policy lessons from Swedish-Russian capital flows» will be held at the Department of Economics at MSU. Lecturer — Torbjörn Becker, Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) at the Stockholm School of Economics.
 
 
April 22, 2016, Seminar on «Policy lessons from Swedish-Russian capital flows» will be held at the Department of Economics at MSU.


Lecturer:

Torbjörn Becker is the Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) at the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden since 2006 and a board member of several economics research institutes in Eastern Europe. Prior to this he worked for nine years at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where his work focused on international macro, economic crises and issues related to the international financial system. He holds a Ph.D. from the Stockholm School of Economics and has been published in top academic journals and has contributed to several books and policy reports focusing on Russia and Eastern Europe. His most recent work is a book chapter on Swedish-Russian capital flows that provides a detailed analysis of bilateral flows during the last 15 years.


The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) was established 1989 at the Stockholm School of Economics and is today a leading research institute focused on economic issues relevant to past, present and future transition countries with a special focus on countries in the former Eastern bloc. It is a founding member of the Forum for Research on Eastern Europe and Emerging Markets (FREE) network that also includes institutes in Russia, Latvia, Belarus, Poland, Ukraine and Georgia. FREE publishes weekly research-based policy briefs on key economic issues at http://www.freepolicybriefs.org.


Moderator: Natalia Volchkova (NES/CEFIR)

The seminar will be held in English.


Should you need a pass to the building of the Department of Economics, please, register here.
Time: 00.20 p.m.

Venue: room П6 of the lecture building of the Department of Economics at MSU (Ленинские Горы, 1-46)
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