Director of the Institute of Global Affairs
2006-2014 - Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
1996-2006 - Director/Head, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE); Professor, Stockholm School of Economics.
2000 - President, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR), Moscow.
Previous academic positions
2002-2003 - Visiting Research Fellow, DEC/ECAVP, World Bank;
1998-1999 - Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University;
1995-1996 - Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Scholar, Economics Dept, Stanford University;
1991-1996 - Assistant Professor, ECARE, Université Libre de Bruxelles;
1991-1994 - Visiting Assistant Professor, ECARE, Université Libre de Bruxelles;
1988-1989 - Research Fellow, Law & Economics Program, Harvard Law School;
1987-1988 - Fulbright Scholar, Sloan School of Management, M.I.T.;
1982-1983 - Visiting Student, University of California, Berkeley;
1982 - Special Advisor, Ind. Policy/Physical Planning, Prime Minister's Office, Sweden;
1979-1982 - Researcher, Institute of East Economic Affairs, Stockholm;
1977-1978 - Editor, “Svensk Politik”, monthly journal (circulation: 140,000).
1991 - Ph.D., Department of Financial Economics, Stockholm School of Economics;
1986 - M.A. in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics;
1977 - Army School for Interpreters (Russian).
2003 - Associate Editor, Review of Finance;
2003 - Associate Editor, Journal of Comparative Economics;
2002 - Director, Bankruptcy Task Force, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University;
2001 - Program Director, Institutions and Economic Performance, CEPR, London;
2000 - Member of Editorial Board, Economics of Transition;
1996 - Initiator and Editor, Transition Economics Abstract Series (TEASE), SSRN;
1997-2000 - Director/Head, Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy (RECEP), Moscow.
1995-97 - Team Leader, RECEP R50, policy advice to Russian government, Moscow.
Honors and grants
Member, Economic Policy Panel (2000-2001); William Davidson Institute Fellow, University of Michigan (1997-); European Economic Association Annual Meeting, Member Organizing Committee (1995,96), European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) Fellow (1995-), Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Fellow (1993-)(Affiliate 1993-95), European Science Foundation Workshop on Economic Theory and Financial Markets (1991-95, 97,00), NBER Summer Workshop, Corporate Finance (1998); "CR:s Ekonomipris" for best thesis in Sweden during academic year (1991); Youth Nobel Prize in Economics – essay competition organized by Nobel Foundation and Swedish Daily Expressen (1977).
Books and Reports
The Great Divide, The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume (eds.), 2008;
Changing Russian Values, in K. Almquist and A. Linklater On Russia, Palgrave MacMillan, with S. Guriev, 2008:
Economics of Transition, Palgrave MacMillan, with G. Roland, 2007:
Lowering the Cost of Capital in Emerging Market Economies, in Beyond Transition (eds. P. Bourguignon and B. Pleskovic), with P. Bolton, S. Guriev, and E. Zhuravskaya, 2007.