Sergei Aleksashenko is no longer with the Carnegie Endowment.
Sergei Aleksashenko, former deputy minister of finance of the Russian Federation and former deputy governor of the Russian central bank, was a scholar-in-residence in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Economic Policy Program. His research focused on Russia’s integration into the global economy and its recovery from the global financial crisis, including analyzing the causes and potential long-term consequences of the crisis for the country, as well as the measures taken by the Russian government to stabilize the situation.
Aleksashenko is also the director of Macroeconomic Studies at Moscow’s Higher School of Economics, a position he has held since 2008. He served as managing director and head of Merrill Lynch’s Moscow office from 2006 to 2008, and as deputy director general and managing director of Interros, a Russian private investment company, from 2000 to 2004. From 1995 to 1998, he was first deputy chairman of the Russian central bank, where he was responsible for monetary and currency policy.
From 1993 to 1995, he served as deputy minister of finance, responsible for macroeconomic and taxation policy. While working for both the Russian central bank and the Ministry of Finance, Aleksashenko was in charge of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.
The author of numerous articles on Russia’s economy, he is also the author of Battle for the Ruble (Alma Mater, Moscow, 1999; Vremya, 2008). He currently serves on the board of Aeroflot-Russian Airlines and the Russian National Reserve Bank.