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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy by Anders Aslund

Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy by Anders Aslund

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Dr. Anders Åslund is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Dr. Åslund has served as an economic adviser to several governments, notably the governments of Russia (1991-94) and Ukraine (1994-97).

He has published widely and is the author of 15 books and edited 16 books. His most recent book is Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy (Yale UP 2019) Other recent books are with Simeon Djankov, Europe’s Growth Challenge (OUP, 2017), Ukraine: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It (2015), and How Capitalism Was Built (CUP, 2013). His books have been translated into 12 languages.

He was a professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the founding director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics. He has worked at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Brookings Institution, and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center. He served as a Swedish diplomat in Kuwait, Poland, Geneva, and Moscow. He earned his PhD from Oxford University.