Ruslan Grinberg is research advisor of the Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), RAS corresponding member, Doctor of Economics, Professor. From 2003 till 2015, Director of the Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Editor-in-Chief of the World of Change journal. Author of over 250 academic papers. Academic focus: economic theory, globalization, economic and political problems in post-Soviet countries, the role of the state in the contemporary economy.