Sciences Po, France
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at Sciences Po, Paris, France
Political economy, development economics, labor mobility
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2016–2019)
Rector, New Economic School, Moscow (2004–2013)
Habilitation degree, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2002
“Facts, alternative facts, and fact checking in times of post-truth politics.” Journal of Public Economics 182:104123 (2020) (with O. Barrera, E. Henry, and E. Zhuravskaya).
“The effect of income on trust: The evidence from 2009 crisis in Russia.” Economic Journal 129:619 (2019): 1082–1118 (with M. Ananyev).
“Informational autocrats.” Journal of Economic Perspectives 33:4 (2019): 100–127 (with D. Treisman).
“The industrialization and economic development of Russia through the lens of a neoclassical growth model." Review of Economic Studies 84:2 (2017): 613–649 (with A. Cheremukhin, M. Golosov, S. Guriev, and A. Tsyvinski).
"The European trust crisis and the rise of populism." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 48:2 (2017): 309–400 (with Y. Algan, S. Guriev, E. Papaioannou, and E. Passari).
Automation, globalization, and crisis-driven spikes in unemployment have contributed to rising populism in advanced economiesSergei Guriev, July 2020The recent rise of populism in advanced economies reveals major voter discontent. To effectively respond to voters’ grievances, researchers and policymakers need to understand their drivers. Recent empirical research shows that these drivers include both long-term trends (job polarization due to automation and globalization) and the rise in unemployment due to the recent global financial crisis. These factors have undermined public trust in the political establishment and have contributed to increased governmental representation for anti-establishment parties.MoreLess