Yuri Maltsev

  • Professor of Economics
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    Office location:
    Clausen Center 226

    Professor Yuri Maltsev earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Moscow State University, and his Ph.D. in Labor Economics at the Institute of Labor Research in Moscow, Russia. Before defecting to the United States in 1989, he was a member of a senior Soviet economics team that worked on President Gorbachev’s reforms package of perestroika. Prior to joining Carthage, Prof. Maltsev was a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., a federal research agency. His work involved briefing members of Congress and senior officials at the executive branch on issues of national security and foreign economic assessment. 

    Prof. Maltsev has also appeared on CNN, Financial Network News, PBS Newshour, C-Span, Fox News, CBC, and other American, Canadian, and European television and radio programs. He has lectured at leading universities, corporations, banks, colleges, churches, schools, and community centers all over the world. He has authored five books and hundreds of articles in U.S. and foreign publications.

    He joined the Carthage faculty in 1991.

    Media Mentions:

    A global assault on liberty. Collectivism vs. individualism in our time

    Prof. Maltsev analyzes problems of the postcommunist transition to a market economy, with special emphasis on privatization and deregulation. (Youtube, July 8, 2019)

    • Ph.D. — Economics, Institute for Labor Research (Moscow, Russia)
    • M.A., B.A. — History and Social Sciences, Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
    • ECN 1010  Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECN 1020  Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECN 1030  Issues in Economics
    • ECN 2510  Intermediate Microeconomics
    • ECN 3250  Economics of Poverty and Income Inequality
    • ECN 3260  Labor Economics