The Russian Presidential Election
On March 6, Dr. Sergei Guriev gave a presentation on what the Russian presidential elections may mean for Russia’s future and for the possible granting of Permanent Normal Trade Relations to Russia by the U.S. Congress.
Dr. Guriev is a leading Russian economist, who is Morgan Stanley Professor of Economics and Rector of the New Economic School in Moscow. He is a member of the President of Russia's Council on Science, Education and Technology. He is also a board member of Sberbank (Savings Bank of the Russian Federation) and Rosselkhozbank (Russian Agricultural Bank). Dr. Guriev has had a one-year post-doctoral fellowship at M.I.T. and been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Princeton University and has won many international prizes.
The New Economic School is a partner with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Peterson Institute for International Economics in our Russia Balance Sheet project.