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Serguey Braguinsky is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Department of Economics, a Research Associate at the NBER Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Program, and an Affiliated Fellow at the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.

Dr. Braguinsky was born in Moscow, the former Soviet Union, and got his Bachelor’s degree from Moscow State University. His doctoral degree in economics is from Keio University in Japan. Before joining the University of Maryland in 2016 he had been an Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, where he was granted tenure. Prior to that, he had held academic positions at the Institute for Oriental Studies, the USSR Academy of Sciences; Yokohama City University; the University of Chicago; and the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Dr. Braguinsky’s research interests are in the fields of industry evolution, entrepreneurship, innovation, growth and development, and also in economics of incentives, institutions, and property rights. He has published in leading economics and management journals, such as American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Economic History, Review of Economic Dynamics, and so on.