Economy Focus On  Russia

 
  • Op-Ed
    Russia’s Growing China Connection
    Dmitri Trenin October 13, 2014 China Daily

    Rather than “replacing” Europe with China in its foreign policy universe, Russia would be wise to develop its relations with Beijing closer to the level of the very thick ties which link it to its Western neighbors.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia Cannot Be a Mere Spectator to India-China Disputes
    Petr Topychkanov October 10, 2014 Russia & India Report

    Moscow’s military-technical cooperation with both New Delhi and Beijing means that Russia cannot stand apart from Indian-Chinese disagreements.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Should Russia Worry About Modi’s U.S. Visit?
    Petr Topychkanov October 1, 2014 Russia & India Report

    Although the relationship between India and the United States should be viewed indifferently by Russia, Moscow needs to pay attention in order to learn from and not repeat mistakes made by New Delhi and Washington.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Azerbaijan Doesn’t Want To Be Western
    Thomas de Waal September 26, 2014 Foreign Affairs

    Azerbaijan now deems itself powerful enough to chart a third way, in which it adopts a Russia-style authoritarian model, while positioning itself as a so-called “strategic partner” with the West on energy issues and security.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Moscow Clearly Has the Advantage Over the EU
    Balázs Jarábik September 24, 2014 Bridging Europe

    Ukraine’s further development will have a large influence on EU-Russia relations and, given the tremendous economic and social challenge Kyiv faces, Ukraine will likely remain a hot topic for both the EU and Russia.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Hot Water in Ukraine
    Balázs Jarábik September 23, 2014 Foreign Affairs Русский

    Ukraine needs more than the current level of Western assistance. But the Ukrainian government also needs to pull its weight, promising (and delivering) transparency.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Collapse of the World Order?
    Alexei Arbatov September 23, 2014 Russia in Global Affairs Русский

    The failed unipolar world is being replaced with a polycentric world order based on several major centers of power. Russia can become a full-fledged global center of power only if it moves to a high-tech economy and implements democratic reforms.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Can Germany Save Ukraine?
    Dmitri Trenin August 28, 2014 National Interest

    Berlin is critical to any future settlement of the Ukraine crisis. It is too difficult to reach a deal on the settlement, but the absence of any deal deemed minimally acceptable to all sides would steer Europe toward an abyss.

     
  • Op-Ed
    As US, EU Close Doors, China, Russia Open New Ones
    Dmitri Trenin August 24, 2014 Global Times 中文

    Russia’s efforts to find an acceptable place for itself in the U.S.-led Western system have ended in a bitter disappointment. The changing trading patterns point to a new era in Moscow’s foreign relations, in which Sino-Russian relations will be taking center stage.

     
  • Op-Ed
    China’s Victory in Ukraine
    Dmitri Trenin July 31, 2014 Project Syndicate Русский German 中文

    China will study U.S. strategy toward Russia and draw its own conclusions. Its interests are in keeping Russia as its stable strategic hinterland and a natural-resource base.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Russia Doesn’t Care About Relationships
    Yukon Huang September 5, 2014 CNBC

    When countries export raw materials, as Russia does, they do not need to worry about their relationships with other countries because their products are easily marketable everywhere.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Pivot Off-Balance?
    Douglas H. Paal July 10, 2014 RT’s Worlds Apart

    The U.S. rebalance toward East Asia is an effective strategy to unite diplomacy, economics and trade, and security in a critical and fast-growing region of the world.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Event
    National Insecurity
    David Rothkopf, Joshua Bolten, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Brent Scowcroft October 30, 2014 Washington, DC

    From the Middle East to Eastern Europe, crises grip the globe. A growing group of rivals and dangerous non-state actors now pose an array of new threats to the international order.

     
  • Event
    Carnegie Global Dialogue
    October 22, 2014 Beijing

    China is an emerging world power with significant resources and an interest in maintaining global stability. But what role will Beijing play on the international stage?

     
  • Event
    The Prospects for EU/Germany-Russia Relations
    Ulrich Speck, Petr Topychkanov September 29, 2014 Moscow

    The current conflict between the European Union and Russia is a clash between a postmodern world, in which states prefer to use soft power to achieve their foreign policy goals, and a modern one, in which the use of force in foreign policy is considered acceptable.

     
  • Event
    Transatlantic Trends 2014
    Constanze Stelzenmüller, Lev Gudkov, Dmitri Trenin September 12, 2014 Moscow

    According to this year’s Transatlantic Trends survey, Russians have an increasingly unfavorable view of the United States and the EU. Americans and Europeans also had more negative outlooks toward Russia in 2014 than previous years.

     
  • 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
    National Insecurity
    David Rothkopf, Joshua Bolten, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Brent Scowcroft October 30, 2014 Washington, DC

    From the Middle East to Eastern Europe, crises grip the globe. A growing group of rivals and dangerous non-state actors now pose an array of new threats to the international order.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    The World’s Future: Bipolar Geoeconomics?
    Dmitri Trenin October 28, 2014

    Regionalization may indeed be the future or at least the new stage of globalization. Competition among the super-regions, in this scenario, will become the essence of global geoeconomics and geopolitics.

     
  • Event
    Carnegie Global Dialogue
    October 22, 2014 Beijing

    China is an emerging world power with significant resources and an interest in maintaining global stability. But what role will Beijing play on the international stage?

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    A Hereditary Disease
    Mikhail Krutikhin October 21, 2014

    The old Soviet “enemies-are-everywhere” mentality frequently leads Russian decision makers to losses and defeat.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    For Russia, Asia Is No Substitute for the West
    Akio Kawato October 16, 2014

    Facing Western sanctions, some Russian pundits are rushing to find an easy way out through increased cooperation with Asia. However, nothing can replace the West for Russia.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    East or West, Home Is Best
    Mikhail Krutikhin October 15, 2014

    Moscow’s most recent, failed attempt to cooperate with China on the Altai gas pipeline shows that its political ambitions are not compatible with elementary arithmetic.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia’s Growing China Connection
    Dmitri Trenin October 13, 2014 China Daily

    Rather than “replacing” Europe with China in its foreign policy universe, Russia would be wise to develop its relations with Beijing closer to the level of the very thick ties which link it to its Western neighbors.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia Cannot Be a Mere Spectator to India-China Disputes
    Petr Topychkanov October 10, 2014 Russia & India Report

    Moscow’s military-technical cooperation with both New Delhi and Beijing means that Russia cannot stand apart from Indian-Chinese disagreements.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Hong Kong Turmoil: Unintended Consequences for Russian Companies
    Alexander Gabuev October 8, 2014

    For Russian business interests who use Hong Kong as a base for operations in mainland China or the Asia-Pacific region, or are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx), prodemocracy demonstrations were bad news.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Should Russia Worry About Modi’s U.S. Visit?
    Petr Topychkanov October 1, 2014 Russia & India Report

    Although the relationship between India and the United States should be viewed indifferently by Russia, Moscow needs to pay attention in order to learn from and not repeat mistakes made by New Delhi and Washington.

     

Carnegie Economists

  • Uri Dadush
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Dadush is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

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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
    Distinguished Fellow
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 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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  • 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, nuclear policy, and the security and economic aspects of transatlantic relations.

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Carnegie Experts on Political Economy

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate
    Europe Program

    Adebahr is an associate in the Europe Program 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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  • 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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  • 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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