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Barry W Ickes

Barry  W Ickes

Professor of Economics


Curriculum Vitae

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Education:

  1. B.A. University of California Los Angeles, Ph.D. University of California Berkeley

Biography:

President of the Association for Comparative Economics, 2004
Leading Organizer of the New Economic School at Moscow
Associate Editor, The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, since 2004
Vice Chairman & Chairman, Board of Trustees at the National Council of Eurasian and East European Research, 1997-1999
Consultant for the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

Expertise:

Transition Economy, Privatization, Natural Resources, Russia.

Selected Publications:

1. " To Innovate or Not Innovate: Incentives for Innovations in Hierarchies ," with J. Dearden and L.Samuelson, American Economic Review, 1990, 80, 1105-1124.

2. "Russia's Virtual Economy," with C. Gaddy, Foreign Affairs, 1998, 77, 53-67.

3. " Reputation and the Soft-Budget Constraint ," with A. Deviatov, 2005, mimeo.

4. Russia's Virtual Economy, with C. Gaddy, Brookings Institution Press, 2002 .

5. " Economic Pathology and Comparative Economics: Why Economies Fail to Succeed ," Comparative Economic Studies, 2005, 47, 503-519.