Andrei Shleifer is a Russian-American economist and Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1991. Shleifer was awarded the biennial John Bates Clark Medal in 1999 for his seminal works in three fields: corporate finance (corporate governance, law and finance), the economics of financial markets (deviations from efficient markets), and the economics of transition.
IDEAS/RePEc has ranked him as the top economist in the world, and he is also listed as #1 on the list of "Most-Cited Scientists in Economics & Business". He served as project director of the Harvard Institute for International Development's Russian aid project from its inauguration in 1992 until 1997, where he and his associates made Russian investments, and settled a lawsuit from the U.S. government for such a violation of HIID's contract.
A Crisis of Beliefs
Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer
Sep 11, 2018
A Crisis of Beliefs: investor psychology and financial fragility
March 8, 2019
A Crisis of Beliefs: Investor Psychology and Financial Fragility
December 3, 2018
Brexit is an economic accident waiting to happen, Harvard professor says | Street Signs Europe
February 26, 2019
CFIL - Andrei Shleifer - The Quality of Government
December 17, 2012
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