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economist

Anders Åslund, Swedish economist. Senior economic advisor to Russian Government, 1991—1994, Ukrainian Government, 1994—1997; president Akaev Kyrgyz Republic, 1998—2004; Member Cosmos Club (Washington).

Background

Åslund, Anders was born on February 17, 1952 in Karlskoga, Sweden. Son of Ivan and Ingrid (Åblad) Åslund.

Education

Bachelor, University Stockholm, Sweden, 1976. Master of Science, Stockholm School of Economics, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, England, 1982.

Career

Second secretary Swedish Embassy, Kuwait, 1977-1978. First secretary Swedish Permanent Delegation, Geneva, 1982-1984, Swedish Embassy, Moscow, 1984-1987. Research scholar Kennan Institute Advanced Russian Studies, Washington, 1987-1988.

Professor, director Stockholm Institute E. European Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 1989-1994. Senior associate Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, 1994—2005, director Russian and Eurasian program, 2003—2005. Senior fellow Peterson Institute International Economics, since 2006.

Fellow World Economic Forum, Geneva, since 1991. Adjunct professor Georgetown University, Washington, since 2002.

Works

Membership

Senior economic advisor to Russian Government, 1991—1994, Ukrainian Government, 1994—1997. President Akaev Kyrgyz Republic, 1998—2004. Member Cosmos Club (Washington).

Connections

father:
Ivan Åslund

mother:
Ingrid (Åblad) Åslund