Resident Senior Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center
Global Business & Economics
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Anders Åslund is a resident senior fellow in the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council. Prior to that he was a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute. His research examines the economic policy of Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, and focuses on the broader implications of economic transition. He worked at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1994 to 2005, first as a senior associate and then from 2003 as director of the Russian and Eurasian Program. He has worked at the Brookings Institution and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Dr. Åslund served as an economic adviser to the governments of Russia (1991 to 1994) and Ukraine (1994 to 1997). He was a professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the founding director of the Stockholm Institute of East European Economics. Additionally, Dr. Åslund has served as a Swedish diplomat in Kuwait, Poland, Geneva, and Moscow. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, an honorary professor of the Kyrgyz National University, and chairman of the Advisory Council of the Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw, as well as of the Scientific Council of the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and earned his PhD from Oxford University.