Konstantin Sonin


1972 –


Who is Konstantin Sonin?

Konstantin Sonin is a Russian economist. He is vice rector and professor of Economics at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia, and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. Sonin is co-founder of the joint HSE-NES Bachelor of Arts Program. Until August 2013, he was professor of Economics and vice rector at the New Economic School. His primary research interests are in political economics, development economics, and economic theory.

He has published in leading academic journals in economics and political science such as American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of the European Economic Association, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and others. Since April 2011, he has been ranked #1 in Russia by RePEc academic citation service.

Sonin is a columnist for The Moscow Times and Vedomosti. He contributes to major international and Russian media outlets. He is the author of "Sonin.ru: Lessons of Economics", a book aimed to a wide audience.

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Feb 22, 1972
  • Russia
  • Moscow State University

on July 23, 2013


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