Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau

Rector
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau - Doctor of Economics, PhD, Professor, RANEPA Rector. Rector Mau is a renowned expert in the field of economic theory, the history of economic thought and national economy. He is the author of 30 monographs, books and textbooks published in Russia and the UK, as well as more than 600 other works.

Biography

Vladimir Mau:
• Doctor of Economics
• Professor
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Pierre Mendes France University specializing in Applied Economics
• Honored Economist of the Russian Federation
• State Councilor of the Russian Federation of the First Order

Born on December 29, 1959 in Moscow, he graduated from Plekhanov Moscow Institute of the National Economy in 1981. After he carried out scientific researches at the Institute of Economics of the USSR Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Economic Policy of the Academy of National Economy under the USSR Cabinet, the Institute for the Economy in Transition (IET) and taught at Lomonosov Moscow State University, the State University - Higher School of Economics, and the Moscow Center of Stanford University.
Since 1991 he participated in the development and implementation of economic reforms in Russia, including working as Advisor to the Chairman of the Russian Government from 1992-1993. In 1997-2002 Vladimir Mau was the Head of the Working Center for Economic Reforms of the Russian Government. In 2002, he became the Rector of the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.
In 2010 Vladimir Mau became the Rector of the newly formed Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).
Rector Mau is a renowned expert in the field of economic theory, the history of economic thought and national economy. He is the author of 30 monographs, books and textbooks published in Russia and the UK, as well as more than 600 other published works in Russian, English, French, German and Italian. The main results of Professor Mau’s research focus on economic history and the history of economic thought in Russia and the USSR; the theory and history of economic policy, including the period of the New Economic Policy; the evolution of the economic system of the USSR; and the experience of reforms in its economic mechanisms. Particular emphasis is placed on analyzing contemporary Russian economic problems and long-term developmental trends. Vladimir Mau was one of the first to investigate the problem of the Russian constitutional economics and develop a new direction in the study of transformational economic processes. This became known as the political economy of reforms. The results of these studies are summarized in the essential monographs In Search of balanced development: From the History of Development of Soviet Economic Thought in the late 1930s – early 1960s (1990), Economy and Power (1995), Economic Reform Through the Prism of the Constitution and Politics (1999), The Challenge of Revolution: Contemporary Russia in Historical Perspective (with I. Starodubrovskaya, 2001), Great Revolutions. From Cromwell to Putin (with I. Starodubrovskaya, 2001), Reforms and Dogmas: 1861–1929: Government and Economy in the Time of Reforms and Revolutions (3d ed., 2013).
Vladimir Mau is also the editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal Economic Policy; chairman of the Editorial Board for the journal Logos; a member of the editorial board for academic publications such as Voprosy Ekonomiki (Problems of Economics), Journal of Economic Transition (USA), Finance and Business.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Economic theory, the history of economic thought, and national economy.

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Books

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 Featured Title - Russia's Economy in an Epoch of Turbulence - Mau - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

Journal Post-Soviet Affairs

Russia’s economic policy in 2015–2016: the imperative of structural reform


Published: Aug 18, 2016 by Journal Post-Soviet Affairs
Authors: Vladimir Mau & Vadim Stupin
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, we have seen uneven development in the leading advanced and emerging economies, new models of economic growth that vary from country to country, uncertain prospects for globalization and challenges of “regional globalization”. This paper discusses current challenges for social and economic policy in the context of the history of the past 30 years.

Journal Post-Soviet Affairs

Between crises and sanctions: economic policy of the Russian Federation


Published: Jul 03, 2015 by Journal Post-Soviet Affairs
Authors: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

This paper examines the root causes and features of crises of the Russian economy in 2014–2015 as a combination of structural and institutional problems, as well as cyclical and external shocks. The demand-side model of economic growth based on massive windfall revenue from oil and gas exports from the 2000s is now exhausted, and the country needs to shift to a new, supply-side model of growth.

Journal Post-Communist Economies

Challenges of Russian economic policy: modernisation or acceleration? (perestroi


Published: Oct 30, 2014 by Journal Post-Communist Economies
Authors: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

This article deals with current Russian social and economic development and economic policy as well as their mid-term trends. The author discusses the logic and trends of the global crisis that started in 2008. This is the basis for further analysis of Russian economic performance with special emphasis on the problem of growth rate deceleration, its reasons and possible instruments for renewed acceleration. Special attention is paid to economic risks and priorities of economic policy.

Journal Post-Communist Economies

Between modernisation and stagnation: Russian economic policy and global crisis


Published: Dec 03, 2013 by Journal Post-Communist Economies
Authors: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

This paper deals with the trends in the world and Russian economies towards the development of a new post-crisis system, including technological and structural transformation. Three main scenarios of Russian economic development (conservative, innovation and acceleration) are discussed based on historical analysis of Russian economic performance since the 1970s when the oil boom started. On this basis, key challenges of economic policy in 2013 are discussed.

Journal Post-Communist Economies

Post-communist Russia in the Post-industrial World: The Quest for Catching-up Po


Published: Aug 19, 2010 by Journal Post-Communist Economies
Authors: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

This article discusses the strategy of economic development of Russia, which has to be developed after the end of the first stage of post-communist transition-when the private economy replaced the state-controlled one and stabilisation was achieved. Russia is considered to be a heavily industrialised country, which has faced the challenges of post-industrial modernisation in the logic of catching-up development.

Journal Post-Communist Economies

Political and Legal Factors of Economic Growth in Russian Regions


Published: Aug 19, 2010 by Journal Post-Communist Economies
Authors: Vladimir Mau & Konstantin Yanovskiy
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

The authors propose some new approaches in order to evaluate formally regional specifics of political and legal culture and institutes' impact on the dynamics of economic development of the regions and on the regions' investment climate. They demonstrate using a model that the influence of institutional factors, including some indicators for the basic individual rights maintenance in the regions, on economic growth is significant.

International Journal of Political Economy

Social and Political Prerequisites and Consequences of Radical Economic Policies


Published: Oct 01, 1994 by International Journal of Political Economy
Authors: Vladimir A. Mau

The author describes social and political prerequisites and consequences of radical economic policies in Russia