Russian Politics and Economy in an Election Year and Beyond
The CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program hosted a discussion with Vladimir Pantyushin, Chief Economist with Renaissance Capital. Dr. Pantyushin holds a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Moscow State University, an M.A. in International and Development Economics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University. His prior experience includes serving as Head of Research at Rosbank in Moscow, Market Analyst at Fort Ross Capital Management in Santa Monica, Market Research Manager at the International Copper Association in New York, Consultant for IBTA-2 Budget Reform Project in Dushanbe, Analyst at Russian-European Center for Economic Policy, Economist on Russia and Ukraine at Credit Suisse First Boston, and Lecturer in the Economics Department of Duke University. Dr. Pantyushin is the author of a number of articles and research notes on Russian macroeconomic issues and the Russian oil sector, as well as the global copper industry. This event focused on the economic and political issues in the year leading up to the Russian elections. Andrew Kuchins, Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program, moderated the discussion.