Mau Vladimir A.

- Doctor of Economic Sciences, Principal researcher

Tel.: (495)629-47-13

Professor, Honored Economist of the Russian Federation


  • 1981: Moscow G.V. Plekhanov Institute of National Economy
  • 1986: postgraduate study at the Institute of Economics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR

Professional Experience

  • 1981–1991: researcher at the Institute of Economics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR
  • 1988–1992: lecturer in economic history at Moscow State University
  • 1992: advisor to the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation,
  • 1993: Deputy Director of the Institute for Economic Problems of the Transition Period (IEPTP)
  • 1993–1994: Advisor to the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
  • 1994–1995: Advisor to the faction leader in the State Duma of the Russian Federation
  • 1997: Head of the Working Center for Economic Reforms under the Government of the Russian Federation; lecturer at Stanford University Overseas Department and Fowler Hamilton Fellow, Christ Church, Oxford
  • 2002: elected Rector of the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation
  • 2010–2022: Rector of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation
  • 2023 - present: principal researcher at the Center for Macro-Economics and Finance of the Gaidar Institute

Academic degrees and academic titles  

  • 1999: degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Economics (“Science economique appliquee”) conferred by the University Pierre Mendes France (Grenoble) (Universite Pierre Mendes France, Grenoble)
  • 1993: Doctor of Economic Sciences, specialty “History of Economic Thought”
  • 1986: Candidate of Economic Sciences

Professional Interests  

History of Russian economic thought and economic reforms; history and theory of economic policy; comparative analysis of economic policy; political economy

Foreign languages

English (fluent), French

Membership in editorial boards of journals

Voprosy Ekonomiki (Issues of Economics, in Russian)
Vestnik Evropy (Herald of Europe, in Russian)
Journal of Economic Transition (USA)
Russian Entrepreneurship (in Russian)


Vladimir Mau is the author of more than 20 books and about 600 articles published in scientific journals and newspapers in Russia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy (history of economic thought, political economy, economic policy, etc.), including:

Scientific publications

  • The Challenge of Revolution: Contemporary Russia in Historical Perspective / Co-authors: Vladimir Mau, Irina Starodubrovskaya. Oxford University Press, 2001. 369 p.