Michael Rochlitz is a research fellow at the Center for the Study of Institutions and Development. Before joining HSE he finished a PhD in economics at IMT Lucca in Italy. He described the project he had been working on in the HSE and benefits of living in Moscow.
Recently the Russian President Dmitri Medvedev dismissed four local governors. Rostislav Turovsky, professor of the HSE Department of Public Policy comments on this governors reshuffle to the Moscow News. The expert said it was a factor in the background.