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Andrei Markevich


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

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




“Property Rights and Internal Migration: The Case of the Stolypin Agrarian Reform in the Russian Empire” (with Eugenia Chernina, and Paul Casta?eda Dower), Journal of Development Economics, forthcoming. The latest version available at >>> 

“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

"Labor Surplus and Mass Mobilization: Russian Agriculture during the Great War" (with Paul Casta?eda Dower) >>>
"Did property rights matter in Russia? The case of the Stolypin Reform" (with Paul Casta?eda Dower);
“Economic Consequences of Emancipation of Serfs: Evidence from Russia" (with Ekaterina Zhuravskaya);
“What were the Rules of the Soviet Managers’ Game? Evidence from the Industrial Archives”;
“Poll tax and Modern State Formation in Russia in the XVIII Century” (with Elena Korchmina)


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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