Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Sergei Guriev is the chief economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and he is also member of the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research based in London. As the EBRD’s Chief Economist, Mr Guriev is responsible for advising the President and other senior members of the Bank’s management team on economic issues of strategic or operational relevance pertaining to the EBRD region.
Prior to joining EBRD in 2016, he served as the President of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (2016-2017), and as a tenured professor of economics at Sciences Po, Paris (2013-2016). While he was running the new Economic School in Moscow (2004-2013), he was included in the top 100 of the President of Russia’s Cadre Reserve (2009-2011).
Mr Guriev’s research interests include political economics, labor mobility, corporate governance and contract theory. He has published in international refereed journals including American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of European Economic Association, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Perspectives and American Political Science Review. He has been a board member of Sberbank, E.ON Russia, Alfa-Strakhovanie Insurance Company, Russia Venture Company, Russian Home Mortgage Lending Agency, Russian Agricultural Bank, and the Dynasty Foundation.