Ivan Kapitonov, is the Deputy Head of the Department of State Regulation of the Economy and a Lecturer of Public Finance at the International Institute of Public Service and Administration of the Russian Academy of the National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation. He also chairs the International Trade Department of the Institute of International Economic Relations and since 2007, has been a senior fellow at the Energy Policy Sector of the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Since 2002, he is the author of more than 50 Russian and foreign articles on economics, five books and 4 textbooks and manuals.
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