Dr. Alexeev's research and teaching interests lie mostly in the fields of comparative economics and economics of transition from a Soviet-type economy to a market economy. Recently he has also been interested in comparative analysis of institutions and in law and economics. In studying the economics of transition, Dr. Alexeev concentrates on the behavior of various economic agents (enterprise managers, consumers, government officials) paying special attention to informal aspects such as underground economic activities.

Interests: New institutional economics; economics of natural resources; fiscal federalism

Russian, Economics, Political Science
PhD, Duke University, Economics, 1984
MA, Moscow University, Russia, Economics, 1975