Stockholm Free World Forum can proudly announce that Dr. Anders Åslund is now associated to the think tank as a Senior Fellow. He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Dr. Åslund has served as an economic adviser to several governments, notably the governments of Russia (1991-94) and Ukraine (1994-97).
– It is with great happiness and pride that Stockholm Free World Forum welcomes the internationally leading specialist Anders Åslund as Senior Fellow, says the chairman of the think tank Gunnar Hökmark.
– Anders Åslund has been an established expert on the development in the post-Soviet region, what was once Russia and Ukraine, for decades. He is an known authority when it comes to international trade and economy, and has thanks to this background a special capability to analyze and interpret the development in European foreign- and security policy. For a think tank such as Stockholm Free World Forum, he is valuable in terms of not only his knowledge and ability to analyze, but also the standards that he sets, says Hökmark.
– I am happy and proud that Stockholm Free World Forum is now associated with an internationally leading expert and authority in his field. Anders Åslunds knowledge and experience is an important addition to the organization in an exceptional time, says Katarina Tracz, director of Stockholm Free World Forum.
Dr. Anders Åslund is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Dr. Åslund has served as an economic adviser to several governments, notably the governments of Russia (1991-94) and Ukraine (1994-97). In addition, he has published 15 books, among them Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy (2019), Ukraine: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It (2015) and How Capitalism Was Built (CUP, 2013). His books have been translated to 12 languages.