and principal contributors to the Russian edition
of Microeconomics in Context
R. Goodwin is Co-director of the Global
Development And Environment Institute ("GDAE")
at Tufts University, and Associate Professor at
the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She
is the author or editor of a dozen books and numerous
articles. GDAE and the individual economists it
employs have become widely known for their contributions
to new thinking in economics.
Weisskopf, Director of the Residential
College (for international students) at University
of Michigan, has a distinguished record of publications
that push on the boundaries of the neoclassical
Ackerman, an economist who joined
GDAE in 1995, has extensive experience in both
environmental research and popular writing. He
is now Director of the Institute's division of
Research and Policy.
Lancaster, for many years a Professor
of Economics at Columbia University (deceased
in 1998), was a highly original thinker who formulated
many provocative new insights in sophisticated
mathematical terms, while clearly recognizing
the different roles of mathematical and verbal
expositions of basic economic principles. He is
best known for the "theory of the second
best" and for his contributions to consumer
Igorevich Ananyin, the head of the Russian
team of economists working on MIC for Russia,
is Head of the Research Center at the Institute
of Economics (Russian Academy of Sciences), and
Associate Professor at the Higher School of Economics.
Ananyin is also an editor of Voprosy Ekonomiki,
("Problems of Economics"), the
most prestigious and widely circulated journal
among Russian economists.
Radayeva studied at the Moscow School
of Social and Economic Sciences faculty of law,
majoring in banking, investments, and private
international law. She received an LlM at Manchester
University (with distinction), and diploma of
the Academy of Peoples Economy. Since 1991
she has worked at the Center for Economic and
Political Research (headed by Grigory Yavlinsky).
There she is responsible for translations and
legal expertise, and is Director of the English-language
web-site of the Yabloko party. Since 2001 she
has been head of the team preparing the Teachers'
Manual and web site for the Russian edition of
Microeconomics in Context.