Economy Focus On  Russia

 
  • Article
    Are the BRICS Irrelevant?
    Pang Xun April 8, 2014 中文

    While the collective economic power of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa may be waning, the foundation of the group’s political partnership remains strong.

     
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    Five Issues at Stake in the Arctic
    Dmitri Trenin March 31, 2014 Русский

    An overview of the five most pressing issues in the Arctic reveals that a number of factors in the region may help mitigate and regulate competition and promote cooperation.

     
  • Op-Ed
    A War of Escalation
    Dmitri Trenin March 19, 2014 Foreign Policy

    The West’s sanctions will be damaging to Russia and its people. However, standing up to Western pressure is likely to become the main feature of a newborn Russian patriotism and the central element of national consolidation.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Emerging Markets Will Not Sink the World Economy
    Uri Dadush January 31, 2014 L'Espresso

    The difficulties of emerging nations are unlikely to become so severe as to endanger the global recovery.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia: Keep Calm and Carry on Without Ukraine
    Pavel Koshkin, Dmitri Trenin December 13, 2013 Russia Direct

    If Europe decides to venture into Ukraine, then it should seriously invest in Ukraine, economically, financially, and politically. As for Russia, it would be better off to continue its policy of non-interference that it is officially maintaining now.

     
  • Op-Ed
    G20 in the Shadow of Crises
    Dmitri Trenin September 3, 2013 China Daily

    During the G20 summit, the world leaders need to tackle serious economic challenges. At the same time, the abrupt halt to a scheduled U.S.-Russia summit and a potential intervention in Syria have pushed security issues to the top of the summit’s agenda.

     
  • Article
    Chancellor Merkel’s Strategic Opportunity
    Ulrich Speck July 3, 2013

    Germany is the EU’s indispensable power, and an assertive Chancellor Merkel is getting tough with almost everyone. But Berlin is still not thinking strategically.

     
  • Other Publications
    A Euro-Atlantic Action Plan for Cooperation and Enhanced Arctic Security
    James Collins, Michael Sfraga, Ross Virginia, Kenneth Yalowitz May 14, 2013 Conference Report and Recommendations to the Arctic Council and Interested Parties

    Climate change is making it increasingly likely that the Arctic will be developed for commercial purposes. This underscores the need for the Arctic countries to cooperate to prevent conflict and to defend the interests of the indigenous populations living in the region.

     
  • Other Publications
    Priorities for Russia-U.S. Relations: A Statement by Former Ambassadors to Washington and Moscow
    John Beyrle, James Collins, Jack Matlock, Thomas Pickering, Alexander A. Bessmertnykh, Yury V. Dubinin, Viktor G. Komplektov, Vladimir P. Lukin April 12, 2013

    Deepening economic engagement and making progress on missile defense should be central policy priorities for Russia and the United States in their bilateral relations.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Under a Southern Sun
    Christophe Jaffrelot April 1, 2013 Indian Express

    Great power politics may lurk beneath the BRICS countries' united front.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Putin Addresses Parliament on Crimea Independence
    Maria Lipman March 20, 2014 ABC

    Vladimir Putin’s policy is to do what he sees right, regardless of what others think about it. He is ready for sanctions and to accept the costs.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    What Annexation Of Crimea Means For U.S.-Russia Relations
    Andrew S. Weiss March 18, 2014 NPR

    U.S.-Russia relations are clearly at a turning point after Russia has moved to annex Crimea. The West needs to develop a long-term strategy to deal with Russia.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    How Did Ukraine Get Into a Tug of War Between Russia and the EU?
    Andrew S. Weiss December 5, 2013 Public Radio International’s World

    Putin’s Eurasian Union would be a set of political and economic structures, similar to the EU, that Russia would dominate. But this vision comes with a price; Ukraine’s economy is in trouble, just as Russia is suffering from low economic growth.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Will Obama's Absence from APEC Impact U.S. Global Interests?
    Douglas H. Paal October 10, 2013 PBS NewsHour

    Obama’s absence from the APEC meeting is a disappointment for U.S. partners in Asia, but Washington can recover its credibility in the region by rescheduling meetings and pushing forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    China-Russia Relations
    Joseph Cheng, Dmitri Trenin September 6, 2013 China Radio International’s People In the Know

    The current state of the affairs between Russia and China is most positive in their history. This relationship is built primarily on an economic pragmatism.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Emerging Markets Unite!
    Uri Dadush March 29, 2013 Brian Lehrer Show

    A new initiative by the BRICS coalition of emerging countries, intended to establish a new development bank, will rival traditional development groups such as the IMF and World Bank and may shift the balance of power of the world's economy.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Power Outage
    Moisés Naím March 26, 2013 BBC World News America

    Power has become more fleeting and transient, with a number of different kinds of constraints limiting the abilities of those in power, whether countries, corporations, churches, or armies.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Crisis in Cyprus
    Matthew Rojansky March 20, 2013 CNN International

    Despite Cyprus' favorable fiscal and legal enviroment and the fact that Russian state is one of Cyprus' main creditors, Russia's involvement has generated some surprises.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    More of the Same Under Putin
    Matthew Rojansky September 27, 2011 BBC World News

    If Putin is re-elected president, he is likely to seek to maintain continuity and stability in a time of economic uncertainty and his return will not significantly alter Russian domestic politics or the U.S.-Russia reset.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Music and Politics Color Greek Pilgrimage to Trebizond
    Thomas de Waal February 1, 2010 BBC News

    The Turkish government’s new foreign policy of building bridges with old enemies, including the Armenians and the Greeks, is working to slowly bring about a new spirit of tolerance in modern Turkey.

     
  • Event
    A Conversation on the Global Economy With Under Secretary Brainard
    Lael Brainard, Moisés Naím July 15, 2013 Washington, DC

    Under Secretary for International Affairs Lael Brainard previewed the upcoming meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Russia. Brainard also discussed the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

     
  • Event
    The Future of U.S.-Russian Health Cooperation
    Daniel Russell, Nils Daulaire April 18, 2013 Washington, DC

    U.S.-Russian public health cooperation has led to extraordinary achievements, from the development and production of the Sabin polio vaccine to the eradication of smallpox. But the full potential of this collaboration has not yet been achieved.

     
  • Event
    Russia and China in the Global Economy
    Harley Balzer, Yukon Huang, James Collins November 30, 2012 Washington, D.C.

    Russia and China are facing new challenges as they engage the new globalized marketplace. What can they learn from each other as they try to increase human capital and develop knowledge-based economies?

     
  • Event
    Is America’s Age of Descent Ushering in a G-Zero World?
    Edward Luce, Ian Bremmer, David Rothkopf May 29, 2012 Washington, D.C.

    America’s role in the world is changing as a result of profound social, economic, and political challenges. What will be the geopolitical consequences?

     
  • Event
    Ukraine's Underachieving Economy Since 1991
    Pekka Sutela, James Collins January 27, 2012 Washington, D.C.

    While there were high hopes for Ukraine’s speedy transition to a wealthy free market democracy and full membership in the European and Euro-Atlantic communities when it declared independence in 1991, it has fallen short of these targets.

     
  • Event
    Russia's Demographic Crisis
    Maria Avdeeva, Alina Eremeeva, Vladimir Kozlov, Svetlana Nikitina, Sergey Zakharov, Matthew Rojansky January 26, 2012 Washington, D.C.

    Russia has witnessed an unsettling trend of long-term population decline since the mid-1990s, with alarming mortality rate statistics, falling fertility rates, and waves of emigration draining the nation of its best and brightest.

     
  • Event
    Public Opinion 20 Years After the Collapse of the Former Soviet Union
    Madeleine Albright, Les Campbell, Andrew Kohut, Stephen Nix, Susan Glasser, Maria Lipman December 9, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russian, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian views of democracy, free markets, and political leadership have changed.

     
  • Event
    World Energy Outlook 2011
    Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Adnan Vatansever, Daniel Poneman, Maria van der Hoeven, Fatih Birol November 28, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    The World Energy Outlook 2011, the International Energy Agency’s flagship annual report, provides analysis and insight into global energy markets for today and the next 24 years.

     
  • Event
    Russia in 2020
    James Collins, Clifford Gaddy, Sam Greene, Maria Lipman, Nikolay Petrov November 21, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    As Vladimir Putin prepares to return to the presidency in the 2012 elections, the prospects for Russia’s future are unclear.

     
  • Event
    Change or Decay
    Lilia Shevtsova, Andrew Wood, James Collins November 14, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Relations between the West and Russia are still shifting as the West has yet to adjust to the post-Soviet reality and Russia has not settled on its relationship with the rest of the world.

     

Carnegie Economists

  • Uri Dadush
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Dadush is a senior associate in Carnegie’s International Economics Program. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

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  • Omar Dahi
    Visiting Fellow
    Middle East Center

    Dahi is a visiting fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where he specializes in economic development and international trade, with a focus on South-South economic relations and the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa.

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  • Shi Han
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Shi Han is a resident scholar at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy concentrating on international business issues. His economic research addresses challenges arising from interactions between American and Chinese businesses and the competition and cooperation between state and non-state economic entities.

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  • Yukon Huang
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Huang is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program, where his research focuses on China’s economic development and its impact on Asia and the global economy.

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  • Moisés Naím
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a senior associate in Carnegie’s International Economics Program, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.

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  • Vikram Nehru
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Bakrie Chair in Southeast Asian Studies

    Nehru is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. An expert on development economics, growth, poverty reduction, debt sustainability, governance, and the performance and prospects of East Asia, his research focuses on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia.

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  • Ila Patnaik
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    South Asia Program

    Patnaik, an expert on India’s economy, is a nonresident senior associate in Carnegie’s South Asia Program.

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  • Michael Pettis
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Pettis, an expert on China’s economy, is professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he specializes in Chinese financial markets.

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  • Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the implications of Turkish foreign policy for Europe and the United States, particularly with regard to Turkey’s regional stance and its role in nuclear, energy, and climate issues.

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Carnegie Experts on Political Economy

  • Samer Abboud
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Abboud is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on the political economy of the Syrian conflict, with a particular emphasis on the matter of capital flight and its implications on Syria’s reconstruction.

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  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate

    Adebahr is an associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. His research focuses on European foreign policy.

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  • Thomas Carothers
    Vice President for Studies

    Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, rights, and governance and on comparative democratization as well as an expert on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • Sarah Chayes
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program
    South Asia Program

    Chayes, formerly special adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is an expert in South Asia policy, kleptocracy and anticorruption, and civil-military relations.

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  • James Collins
    Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program;
    Diplomat in Residence

    Ambassador Collins was the U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation from 1997 to 2001 and is an expert on the former Soviet Union, its successor states, and the Middle East.

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  • Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe

    Dempsey is a nonresident senior associate at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.

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  • Gilles Dorronsoro
    Nonresident Scholar
    South Asia Program

    Dorronsoro’s research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan. He was a professor of political science at the Sorbonne in Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes.

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  • Khaled Fattah
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Fattah is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on the political, economic, security, and cultural sectors in Yemen, and state-tribe relations in the Arab Middle East.

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  • Evan A. Feigenbaum
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Feigenbaum’s work focuses principally on China and India, geopolitics in Asia, and the role of the United States in East, Central, and South Asia. His previous positions include deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia, deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia, and member of the secretary of state’s policy planning staff with principal responsibility for East Asia and the Pacific.

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  • Matt Ferchen
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Ferchen specializes in China’s political-economic relations with emerging economies. At the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, he runs a program on China’s economic and political relations with the developing world, including Latin America.

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  • François Godement
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Godement, an expert on Chinese and East Asian strategic and international affairs, is a nonresident senior associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  • Paul Haenle
    Director
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Haenle served as the director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolian Affairs on the National Security Council staffs of former president George W. Bush and President Barack Obama prior to joining Carnegie.

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  • John L. Holden
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Holden is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.

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  • Kheder Khaddour
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Khaddour is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. His research focuses on issues of identity and society in Syria.

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  • Jessica Tuchman Mathews
    President

    Mathews is president of the Carnegie Endowment. Before her appointment in 1997, her career included posts in both the executive and legislative branches of government, in management and research in the nonprofit arena, and in journalism and science policy.

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  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

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  • Martha Brill Olcott
    Senior Associate
    Russia and Eurasia Program and
    Co-director
    al-Farabi Carnegie Program on Central Asia

    Olcott is professor emerita at Colgate University, having taught political science there from 1974 to 2002. Prior to her work at the endowment, Olcott served as a special consultant to former secretary of state Lawrence Eagleburger.

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  • Douglas H. Paal
    Vice President for Studies

    Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.

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  • Pang Xun
    Deputy Director
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Pang Xun is a resident scholar and the deputy director at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, where she is part of the China and the Developing World Program.

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  • George Perkovich
    Vice President for Studies

    Perkovich’s research focuses on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, with a concentration on South Asia, Iran, and the problem of justice in the international political economy.

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  • David Rothkopf
    Visiting Scholar

    Rothkopf, author of the recent book Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead, served as deputy undersecretary of commerce for international trade policy in the Clinton administration.

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  • Tang Xiaoyang
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Tang Xiaoyang is a Resident Scholar at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and an assistant professor in the Department of International Relations at Tsinghua University. His research interests include political philosophy, China’s modernization process, and China’s engagement in Africa.

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  • Jan Techau
    Director
    Carnegie Europe

    Techau is the director of Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

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  • Dmitri Trenin
    Director
    Moscow Center

    Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.

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  • Milan Vaishnav
    Associate
    South Asia Program

    Vaishnav’s primary research focus is the political economy of India, and he examines issues such as corruption, ethnic politics, governance and state capacity, election finance, and distributive politics.

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  • Richard Youngs
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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