Sergey Zhavoronkov is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for
Economy in Transition. From 1997 until 2006 he was a Leading Specialist
at the Working Center for Economic Reforms of the Russian Federation
Government. He holds an honours degree from the History Faculty of the
Moscow State Lomonosov University. He is the author of numerous
publications such as ‘Political economy of financial crisis’, ‘Political and
legal sources of investment risks in Russian regions’, and others.