Konstantin Sonin

Konstantin Sonin
  • Vice-Rector and Professor of Economics
    New Economic School (NES)

PhD, Moscow State University. 2000-01, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard; 2004-05, Visiting Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; 2009-10, Visiting Professor of Managerial Economics, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Sept. 2011, joined New Economic School and CEFIR as a core faculty member; 2009, became tenured Professor; 2010, became Vice-Rector. Responsibilities include managing the launch and development of the HSE-NES Joint Bachelor of Economics Program. Academic papers appearing in international journals of economics, political science and general scientific journals. Column on economics and politics appearing weekly in Vedomosti, and fortnightly in The Moscow Times. Member, Editorial Board: Journal of European Economic Association; Journal of Comparative Economics; European Journal of Political Economy. Member, Advisory Board: BOFIT; Kiev School of Economics. Member, UEFA Club Financial Control Body. Gold Medal, Global Development Network (2004) for paper on the sources of political demand for bad institutions.