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Daniel Treisman

Daniel Treisman is a professor of political science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was educated at Oxford University (BA Hons, 1986) and Harvard University (Ph.D. 1995). Treisman’s work focuses on Russian politics and economics and comparative political economy- in particular, the causes of corruption and the consequences of political decentralization. He has published articles in leading political science and economics journals including The American Political Science Review, World Politics, The American Economic Review, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, and The Journal of Public Economics, as well as in the public affairs journals Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy. He is the author of two books on Russian politics--After the Deluge: Regional Crises and Political Consolidation in Russia (University of Michigan Press, 1999) and, co-authored with Andrei Shleifer, Without a Map: Political Tactics and Economic Reform in Russia (MIT Press, 2000). He has received fellowships and awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Hoover Institution (Stanford), the German Marshall Fund of the US, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and the American Political Science Association. Treisman has served as lead editor and co-editor of The American Political Science Review, and currently serves as associate editor of Post-Soviet Affairs. His book The Return: Russia’s Journey from Gorbachev to Medvedev, will be published by The Free Press in January 2011.

Materials by this author:

  • Russia’s Political Economy: The Next Decade, 21:30, 02.08.2010
    Scholars should be modest about their ability to predict. A recent 20 year evaluation of forecasts by specialists in a variety of areas found that the experts’ predictions barely beat ...