Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Anders ÅSLUND is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe. He is a Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE), Warsaw. Throughout his career, Dr. Åslund has worked as an economic adviser to several governments, including those of Russia and Ukraine, and has written 14 books and edited 16. His recent books are: with Simeon Djankov, Europe’s Growth Challenge (2017); Ukraine: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It (2015); How Capitalism Was Built: The Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (2013); and Russia’s Capitalist Revolution (2007). Previously, Dr. Åslund has worked at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Brookings Institution. He was the founding director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and a professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Dr. Åslund served as a Swedish diplomat in Moscow, Geneva, Poland, and Kuwait. He earned his doctorate from the University of Oxford.