Clifford G. Gaddy Ph.D.

An expert on the Russian economy, Cliff Gaddy is a senior fellow for the Economic Studies program, the Foreign Policy Studies program, and the Global Economy and Development Center at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. He earned his Ph.D. degree in economics from Duke University and focuses his research on Russian and Central Asian economies and Russian foreign policy. He has taught at Georgetown University and at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics, and is currently a visiting professor of economics at the School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins. In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, Mr. Gaddy's publications include The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold (co-authored with Fiona Hill in 2003), Russia's Virtual Economy (co-authored with Barry W. Ickes in 2002), and The Price of the Past: Russia's Struggle With the Legacy of a Militarized Economy (1998) among other books.