Clifford Gaddy, an economist specializing in Russia, will discuss these changes. He is Senior Fellow in foreign policy, global economy and development at the Brookings Institution. He is the co-author of The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold (2003) and The Price of the Past: Russia's Struggle with the Legacy of a Militarized Economy (1998). In addition to teaching positions at Duke, Georgetown and Johns Hopkins, he has been a guest scholar at various research institutes in Russia, including the Kostroma Agricultural Institute, and the Perm Technology Research Center. He is in the process of co-writing two books: Russias Addiction: The Political Economy of Resource Dependence and Bear Traps: Pitfalls on Russias Road to Sustainable Economic Growth.
Dr. Gaddys visit is jointly sponsored by the Lowe Institute for Political Economy and the Athenaeum.