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Andrei Markevich


Metalloinvest Associate Professor of Economics; Leading Research Fellow of the CSDS; Program Director, Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Deputy Provost

Teaching at NES

Master of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Economics


PhD in history from Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Science
Post-doc in economic history at the Department of Economics, University of Warwick

Research interests

Economic History
Economics of Institutions




Labor Misallocation and Mass Mobilization: Russian Agriculture during the Great War,” with Paul Castaneda Dower. The Review of Economics and Statistics. Accepted and Forthcoming.

Property Rights and Internal Migration: The Case of the Stolypin Agrarian Reform in the Russian Empire,” with Eugenia Chernina, and Paul Castaneda Dower. The Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 110: 191-215.

A History of Resistance to Privatization in Russia,” with Paul Castaneda Dower. The Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, 42(4): 855-873 

M-form hierarchy with poorly-diversified divisions: A case of Khrushchev's reform in Soviet Russia” (with Ekaterina Zhuravskaya), Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95(11-12): 1550-1560

The Great War, Civil War, and Recovery: Russia’s Real National Income: 1913 to 1928” (with Mark Harrison), Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71(3): 672-703 

How much control is enough? Monitoring and interventions in the Stalinist command economy?”, Europe-Asia Studies, 2011, 63(8): 1449-1468 

The Urban Household in Russia and the Soviet Union, 1900-2000. Patterns of Family Formation in a Turbulent Century”, with Sergey Afontsev, Gijs Kessler, Victoria Tyazhelnikova and Timur Valetov. History of the Family, 13: 178-194, 2008

Quality, experience, and monopoly: the Soviet market for weapons under Stalin”, with Mark Harrison. The Economic History Review, LIX:1, pp.113-142, 2006

Soviet urban households and the road to universal employment, from the end of the 1930s to the end of the 1960s.” Continuity and Change, 20:3, pp 443-473. 2005 
Soviet Planning Archives: The Files That Bergson Could Not See.” Comparative
Economic Studies, 47 pp. 364-386. 2005
Creating Soviet Industry: the House That Stalin Built,” with Paul R.Gregory. Slavic Review, 61:4, pp. 787-814. 2002

Current Research

Economic Effects of the Abolition of Serfdom: Evidence from the Russian Empire,” with Ekaterina Zhuravskaya. Revise and resubmit in the American Economic Review.

The Stolypin Reform and Agricultural Productivity in Late Imperial Russia,” with Paul Castaneda Dower. Revise and resubmit in European Economic History Review.

The Political Legacy of the Gulag Archipelago,” with Natalia Kapelko.

Economic Development of the Late Russian Empire in Regional Perspective”.

The Electronic Repository for Russian Historical Statistics


National Prize in Applied Economics 2011


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Skolkovo, Moscow, Russia, 143025
Phone: +7 (495) 956 95 08 ext. 257
E-mail: amarkevich (at)

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