Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Anders Åslund teaches at Georgetown University. He is a leading specialist on the East European economies with more than 35 years of experience in the field. He is Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE), Warsaw and of the Board of International Advisors, Bank of Finland Institute of Transition. Dr. Åslund has worked as an economic adviser to the Russian and Ukrainian governments. He has published widely and is the author of 13 books. He has also edited 16 books. Previously, Dr. Åslund worked as a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2006-15, and he was senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1994-2005, and Director of the Russian and Eurasian Program. He was the founding director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Dr. Åslund served as a Swedish diplomat in Moscow, Geneva and Kuwait. He earned his doctorate from the University of Oxford.