Sergei Guriev

Professor of Economics, Department of Economics at Sciences Po, Paris

Former Chief Economist of EBRD

SERGEI GURIEV joined Sciences Po as a tenured professor of economics in 2013 after serving as the Rector of the New Economic School in Moscow in 2004-13. In 2016-19, he was on leave from Sciences Po serving as the Chief Economist and the Member of the Executive Committee of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Professor Guriev’s research interests include political economics, labor mobility, corporate governance and contract theory.

Professor Guriev 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. He has also been a member of the Scientific Council of Brussels-based think tank Bruegel and Academic Advisory Board of Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government. In 2008-12, he was a member of the President of Russia’s Council for Science, Technology and Education. In 2006, he was selected a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Since 2011, he has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s multiple Global Agenda Councils and Global Future Councils. In 2016-17 he has served as the President of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association and a Global Member of the Trilateral Commission. He is also a Research Fellow and the Leader of the Research and Policy Network on Populism at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. He is a Senior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France and an Ordinary Member of Academia Europeae.