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 has been 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. He has published in international refereed journals including American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of European Economic Association,Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Literature, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity and American Political Science Review.
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 2009-11, he was included in the top 100 of the President of Russia’s Cadre Reserve. 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 an Ordinary Member of Academia Europeae.