Rector, New Economic School
Sergei Guriev received his Dr. Sc. (habilitation degree) in Economics (2002) and PhD in Applied Mathematics from the Russian Academy of Science (1994), and M.Sc. Summa Cum Laude from the Moscow Institute of Physics in Technology (1993). In 1997-98, Dr. Guriev visited the Department of Economics at M.I.T. for a one-year post-doctoral placement, and in 2003-2004, the Department of Economics at Princeton University as a Visiting Assistant Professor.
Dr. Guriev has published in the leading international refereed journals including American Economic Review, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Perspectives, and American Political Science Review.
In 2006, he was declared a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. In 2011, he was invited to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Europe.
He is a board member of Sberbank, Russian Venture Company, Russian Home Mortgage Lending Agency, Alfa-Strakhovanie Insurance Company, and the Dynasty Foundation. He is a member of the Scientific Council of BRUEGEL (Brussels) and of the Advisory Council of the Peterson Institute on International Economics (Washington, DC). Dr. Guriev is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.