Professor of Economics at the National Research University—Higher School of Economics Moscow Former Assistant Director—IMF Policy Department
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Martin Gilman is Professor of Economics at the National Research University — Higher School of Economics and the Director of its Centre for Advanced Studies, in conjunction with the New Economic School, in Moscow. Previously he was with the International Monetary Fund for 24 years where he was assistant director in the IMF’s policy department. In his last position before taking early retirement in late 2005 to join HSE in Moscow, he was responsible for sovereign debt issues and was the IMF’s representative to the Paris Club. His extensive experience with Russia began as the adviser from the policy department on the negotiating missions from June 1993, and then he moved to Russia in November 1996 as the director of the IMF’s Moscow Office. Along with his close involvement in the Russian economy and policy issues for over 17 years, he is married to Russian journalist, Tatiana Malkina.
In addition to his Ph.D from the London School of Economics, Gilman attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris, and the School of Advanced International Studies of the John Hopkins University.