Russia Update: Prominent Economist Guriev, Forced to Flee Russia, Named ERBD Chief Economist

November 5, 2015
Sergei Guriev/RIA Novosti/Yekaterina Shtukina/AP

Sergei Guriev, the former dean of the Russian Economic School, a prominent Russian economist who left Russia in 2013 citing political pressure, has been named as chief economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD).

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