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Сколько прав нужно человеку: взлет и падение либерализма. How many rights does a human need: The rise and fall of liberalism. MPRA Paper No. 120479, March 2024.
Human capital in the regions of the Russian Empire and inequality in land distribution at the turn of the 20th century," MPRA Paper № 119796, January 2024 (co-authored with R. Konchakov and D. Didenko).

Factors of social tension in the provinces of the Russian Empire in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. -   MPRA Paper No. 118464,  Sept. 2023 (co-authored with  Roman Konchakov and Dmitry Didenko).

US dollar is losing its position of a reserve currency: How the BRICS development bank can ensure soft landing. - MPRA Paper No. 118342, Aug 2023.

Can China maintain high growth rates under the "dual circulation" decoupling? - MPRA paper  117953, July 2023.

Why the rich and the poor value freedom and equality differently. MPRA Paper No. 116563, March 2023.

Recent experiences of successful economic policies: the case of Uzbekistan. In: A Modern Guide to Uneven Economic Development. Erik S. Reinert & Ingrid Kvangraven (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2023.

Global health care system after coronavirus: Who has responsibility to protect. - In: The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Economic Systems. Edited by Bruno Dallago and Sara Casagrande, Routledge,  2023.

Reducing Inequality: Trends and Policy Approaches. – In: Between Fault Lines and Front Lines. Shifting Power in an Unequal World. Ed. by Katja Hujo and Maggie Carter. Bloomsbury, 2022 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Good' and 'Bad' GDP: Output Fall In Transition Economies And The Dead Rat Effect. SSRN paper, November 29, 2022.

Brexit: Four Charts to Explain Why Did Britain Make the Decision to Leave the EU. SSRN paper, November 27, 2022.

Why Is the United States So Tough on Russia? The Answer May Be in the Lenin’s Brochure of 1920. SSRN paper, November 24, 2022. 

The holy trinity of transition: liberalization, privatization, and stabilization. Qeois, Nov 22, 2022. 

The central planning model of the Soviet Union of the 1950-1970s: how it really functioned. Qeios,  Nov 21, 2022. 

Why Europe looks so much like China: Big government and low income inequalities.  MPRA Paper No. 106326, March 2021.

Re-thinking East Asian Model of Economic Development After the Covid-19. - Special Issue of Seoul Journal of Economics, 2020, Vol. 33.  Co-edited with Keun Lee. 
Covid-19 pandemic and long-term development trajectories of East Asian and Western economic models. - Pathways to Peace and Security (Пути к миру и безопасности), 2020, №2 (59).

The mystery of growth mechanism in a centrally planned economy: Planning process and economics of shortages. - MPRA paper No. 101300, June 2020.

How to Deal with a Coronavirus Economic Recession? MPRA Paper No. 100485, May 2020.

A myth of soft budget constraints in socialist economies. - MPRA Paper No. 99769,  April 2020.

When Life Expectancy Is Falling: Mortality Crises in Post-Communist Countries in a Global Context.

Edited by Vladimir Popov.  Nova Publishers, 2020.

Life expectancy-front cover

Successes and failures of industrial policy: Lessons from transition (post-communist) economies of Europe and Asia. - MPRA Paper No. 95332, August 2019.
Macroeconomic Policies in Countries of the Global South. Edited by Anis Chowdhury and Vladimir Popov. Nova Publishers, 2019.

•    Macroeconomics in the developing world: Major observations (co-authored with Anis Chowdhury). DOC-RI Research project, July 2019.

•    Exchange rate and foreign exchange reserve policies. - DOC-RI Expert comment, 2019.
Macro book=2019
Video: Introduction to the DOC-RI November 2018 conference "Macroeconomic policies in countries of the Global South".
Video: Exchange Rate and Foreign Exchange Reserves Policies.  Presentation at the DOC-RI November 2018 conference "Macroeconomic Policies in Countries of the Global South".

Billionaires, millionaires, inequality and happiness. - MPRA paper No. 94081,  May 2019.

Video - Dr. Popov about his new article "Billionaires, millionaires, inequality, and happiness". Billionares and happiness video picture

Strategies of Economic Transformation. - In: Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation. Ed. by Raj Kollmorgen, Wolfgang Merkel, Hans-Jürgen Wagener. OUP, 2019, pp. 661-667.

Exchange rate and foreign exchange reserve policies. - DOC-RI Expert Comment, April 2019.

Political misperceptions and their causes: Suggestions for research. DOC-RI Expert Comment, December  5, 2018 (co-authored with Jurgen Grote).  

Farewell to agriculture? Productivity trends and the competitiveness of agriculture in Central Asia. - DOC-RI Expert Comment, October 11, 2018 (co-authored with Behrooz Gharleghi).

Regional cooperation for structural economic transformation towards sustainable development in the SPECA region.  Economic Forum, Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 20-21, 2018. SPECA/EF/2018/2.

Changes in the geographical structure of trade in Central Asia. - DOC-RI Expert Comment, September 17, 2018 (co-authored with Behrooz Gharleghi).

Macroeconomic policies for inclusive growth in Southern countries. A new DOC research project, August 28, 2018.

Why do some countries have more billionaires than others? Explaining variations in the billionaire-intensity of GDP. MPRA Paper No. 87119, June 2018.

Accelerating Growth and Reducing Inequality: Trends and Policy Approaches. Working Paper commissioned by the Group of 24 and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. New York, July 2018 (co-authored  with Jomo Kwame Sundaram). 

Paradoxes of happiness. Why do people feel more comfortable with high levels of inequality and high murder rates?  DOC-RI Expert Comment, June 18, 2018.

The gendered effects of foreign investment and prolonged state ownership on mortality in Hungary: an indirect demographic, retrospective cohort study. - The Lancet Global Health, Vol. 6, No. 1, e-95-e102, January 2018 (co-authored with 13 authors).

Does Russia Need an  Inflow of Foreign Capital?  Or Does It Need to Rely on an Export Oriented Growth Model, Based on Domestic Savings? - DOC-RI Expert Comment, Sept. 15, 2017.

Are Developing Countries Catching Up? -  Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2017 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Mapping a New World Order. The Rest Beyond the West. Edited by Vladimir Popov and Piotr Dutkiewicz, Edward Elgar, 2017.
Mapping New World Order=2017=Cover

The effect of rapid privatisation on mortality in mono-industrial towns in post-Soviet Russia: a retrospective cohort study. - The Lancet Public Health 2017 Published Online April 11, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2468-2667(17)30072-5 (co-authored with 15 authors).

Долгосрочные тенденции в распределении доходов. - Журнал Новой экономической ассоциации, № 3(31), 2016 (в соавторстве с К.С. Джомо).

Is Globalisation Coming to an End Due to Increase of Income Inequalities? -  MPRA paper №73094 , August 2016.

Mortality in Transition: Study Protocol of PrivMort Project, a Multilevel Convenience Cohort Study. - Irdam et al., BMC Public Health, (2016) 16:672, (co-authored with 15 authors).

Валютный курс, инфляция и промышленная политика. - Журнал Новой экономической ассоциации, №1 (29), 2016 (в соавторстве с В.М. Полтеровичем).

What Uzbekistan tells us about industrial policy that we did not know? - MPRA paper  67013. October 2015 (co-authored with Anis Chowdhury).

Разрыв между Югом и Западом по уровню экономического развития сокращается? -  MPRA Paper No. 65924, August 2015.

Catching Up: Developing Countries in Pursuit of Growth. MPRA Paper No. 65878, August 2015.

Income Inequalities in Perspective ESS – Document No. 46, INITIATIVE FOR POLICY DIALOGUE (IPD), COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE, GENEVA, April 2015 (co-authored with Jomo Kwame Sundaram). 

Transformation strategies (in German). Transformationsstrategien. - Handbuch Transformationsforschung. Ed. by Raj Kollmorgen, Wolfgang Merkel, Hans-Jürgen Wagener.2015, pp. 741-747.

Economic and social development of post-communist Russia, 1991-2014 (co-authored with P. Dutkiewicz). In:   The Social History of Post-Communist Russia. Ed. By P. Dutkiewicz, R. Sakwa, V. Kulikov. Routledge, 2018.
Puzzles of Public Opinion: Why Soviet Population Supports the Transition to Capitalism Since the 1980s. - MPRA paper No. 60915, December 2014.
 In Russian: 
Can Uzbekistan Economy Retain Its High Growth Rate? Scenarios of Economic Development in 2015-30. - PONARS Eurasia working paper, December 2014.

In Russian:
Промышленная политика – как определить отрасли, которые надо поддерживать. - Журнал Новой экономической ассоциации, №2 (22), 2014.

Mixed Fortunes:  An Economic  History of China, Russia and the West.  Oxford University Press, April 2014.
Chinese edition:

荣衰互鉴:中国、俄罗斯,以及西方的经济史 平装 – 2018年1月1日
弗拉基米尔·波波夫 (Vladimir Popov) (作者), 韦森 (合著者), 孙梁 (译者)

Socialism is dead, long live socialism! - MPRA Paper No. 54294, March 2014.

Whither Income Inequalities? - MPRA Paper No. 52154, December 2013  (co-authored with Jomo Kwame Sundaram).

An Economic Miracle in the Post-Soviet Space: How Uzbekistan Managed to Achieve What No Other Post-Soviet State Has. MPRA Paper No. 48723, posted 31 July 2013.

  In Russian: 

Экономическое чудо переходного периода: как Узбекистану удалось то, что не удалось ни одной постсоветской экономике. 

Transformational Recession. In: Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition. Edited by Paul Hare, Gerard Turley. Routledge, 2013.   

Transformational Recession .The Oxford Handbook of the Russian Economy (Oxford Handbooks). Ed. by Michael Alexeev and Shlomo Weber. Oxford  University Press, 2013.

The Economic Situation in Present Day Russia. In: Russia after 2012: From Putin to Medvedev to Putin – Continuity, Change, or Revolution? Edited by J.L. Black, Michael Johns, Routledge, 2013.


Глобальные дисбалансы — нетрадиционная трактовка. - "Вопросы экономики", №1, 2013. (Также опубликовано в книге: Финансы и реальный сектор: взаимодействие и конкуренция.  Под ред. В.И. Маевского и С.Г. Кирдиной. Спб.: Нестор-История, 2013.)

Почему Запад разбогател раньше, чем другие страны  и почему Китай сегодня догоняет Запад?  Новый ответ на старый вопрос. - "Журнал Новой экономической ассоциации", №3 (15), 2012.

Coping with External – Capital and Current Account – Shocks. G-24 Policy Brief No. 70, 04/06/2012.

Russia: austerity and deficit reduction in historical and comparative perspective. - "Cambridge Journal of Economics", Vol. 36, January 2012, pp. 313-334.

Надо ли защищать права на интеллектуальную собственность. – "Журнал Новой экономической ассоциации", № 11, 2011.

Exchange Rate in the Resource Based Economy in the Short Term: The Case of Russia. - "IUP Journal of Monetary Economics", Vol. IX, No. 3, August 2011.

Why transition economies did worse than others in 2008-09 recession?  MPRA Paper 32388, August 2011.

The Russian and Chinese Transition in a Wider Perspective. -  In: 20 years of Transformation: Achievements, Problems and Perspectives. Ed by Grzegorz W. Kolodko and Jacek Tomkiewicz. Nova publishers, 2011.


Издательский дом  Высшей школы экономики. МОСКВА, 2011г.


Bridging  the Gap: A New World Economic Order for Development. - In:  Aftermath.  New Global      Economic Order. Ed. by C. Calhoun and G. Derluguian. NYU Press, 2011 (co-authored with M. Montes).

Developing New Measurements of State Institutional Capacity. PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 158, May 2011.    MPRA Paper 32389, August 2011. 

Do We Need to Protect Intellectual Property Rights?  - CEFIR and NES working paper #161. February 2011.

To devaluate or not to devalue? How East European countries responded to  the outflow of capital in 1997-99 and in 2008-09. - CEFIR and NES working paper #154. January 2011. Also published in "Acta Oeconomica", Vol. 61, No. 3, September 2011.

Нетерпение ума, или «зачем мы морочим голову словом «социалистический». – Российский экономический журнал, №4, 2011 г. (перепечатка из № 3 за 1993 г.)

Development Theories and Development Experience. - CEFIR and NES working paper #153. December 2010. Also published in História e Economia - revista interdisciplinar, Brazilian Business School. - v. 8, n. 1, (2011).

Макроэкономическая политика для модернизации российской экономики. - Глава в книге "Стратегия модернизации российской экономики". Под ред. В.М. Полтеровича. С.-Петербург, "Алетейя", 2010   (также опубликована в книге «Россия "двухтысячных": Стереоскопический взгляд». Под ред. Генри Хейла и Ивана Куриллы. М.: Планета, 2011, C. 44-77).

Global Imbalances: An Unconventional View. - IDEAs, Oct. 19, 2010. Also published at "Iniciativa para la Transparencia Financiera" , lectura 57; and as a CEFIR and NES working paper #  160. May  2010. 

Resource abundance: A curse or blessing? - DESA Working Paper No. 93, June 2010. Co-authored with  V. Polterovich and A. Tonis.

Is The Chinese Variety of Capitalism Really Unique? -"Transition", May 24, 2010 (Also published in  "Insight", June 2010;  IDEAs, October 19, 2010; CEFIR and NES working paper #  156, January 2011).

    • In Chinese: Bi Wensheng. Popov on China's development model. - "Guo Wai Li Lun Dong Tai"  (Foreign Theoretical Trends), 2011, No. 1.

Mortality Crisis in Russia Revisited: Evidence from Cross-Regional  Comparison. - MPRA Paper No. 21311, March 2010; CEFIR and NES working paper #  157, January 2011.

The Long Road to Normalcy. Where Russia Now Stands. - UNU WIDER Working Paper No. 2010/13. 

A Confluence of Circumstances or a Historical Pattern? - "Problems of Economic Transition", Volume 52, Number 8 / December 2009, pp. 45 – 58.

 Why the West Became Rich before China and Why China Has Been Catching Up with the West since 1949: Another Explanation of the “Great Divergence” and “Great Convergence” Stories. -NES/CEFIR Working paper # 132, October 2009.

Recovery and Adjustment After the Russian 1998 Currency Crisis. - In: After Crisis. Adjustment, Recovery and Fragility in East Asia. Edited by Jayati Ghosh & C.P. Chandrasekhar. Tulika Books,  New Delhi,  2009.

Стечение обстоятельств или историческая закономерность? - "Вопросы экономики", № 7, 2009.

Lessons from the Transition Economies. Putting the Success Stories of the Postcommunist World into a Broader Perspective. - UNU/WIDER Research Paper No. 2009/15.

Instability of Democracy as Resource Curse. - NES Working Paper # WP/2009/…Co-authored with V. Polterovich and A. Tonis.

Review of "The Universal Shape of Economic Recession and Recovery after a Shock" by Damien Challet, Sorin Solomon, Gur Yaari.- "Economics. The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal", February 23, 2009. 

Shock Therapy Versus Gradualism Reconsidered: Lessons From Transition Economies. - In: Economic Reforms in Developing Countries: Reach, Range, Reason.  Ed. by Jose Maria Fanelli and Lyn Squire. Edward Elgar, 2008.

Russia.  - In: Macroeconomic Volatility, Institutions and Financial Architecture Ed. by J. M. FanelliPalgrave Macmillan, 2008 (co-authored with A. Peresetsky). 

Mechanisms of resource curse, economic policy and growth. NES Working Paper # WP/2008/082 (co-authored with V. Polterovich and A.Tonis).

Resource abundance, political corruption, and instability of democracy. -  NES Working Paper # WP2007/73 (Co-authored with V. Polterovich and A. Tonis).

Life Cycle of the Centrally Planned Economy:  Why  Soviet Growth Rates  Peaked in the 1950s.

Political Institutions And Development.
Failed Expectations and  Renewed Hopes.

by Natalia Dinello and Vladimir Popov.

Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007.

Political Institutions and Development
Democratization, Quality of Institutions and Economic Growth. -  TIGER  Working paper No. 102, Warsaw, July 2007 (co-authored  with V. Polterovich).
Shock therapy versus Gradualism Reconsidered: Lessons from Transition Economies After 15 Years of Reforms. - Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 49, Issue 1, March 2007, pp. 1-31.

Новый международный банк глобального Юга будет хранить валютные резервы стран, которые не доверяют Западу. – РСМД, 21 апреля 2023 г.

Why the Chinese model remains successful? -
- Interview with Lipton Matthews,
November 1, 2021.

The Main Contradiction of the Modern Era. – Inter Press Service, September 6, 2021.
А был ли коллапс? Часто можно слышать утверждения, что СССР был обречен, потому что его плановая экономика безнадежно проигрывала западной, рыночной. Это, мягко говоря, не совсем так. -  Историк,  №1 (73), январь 2021 г.

Stop Blaming Industrial Policy. - Inter Press Service, October 6, 2020 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

"Populist" Macroeconomic Policy. - Inter Press Service, September 22, 2020 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Myths of Soft Budget Constraint. - Inter Press Service, September 15, 2020 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Dead Rats Can Raise GDP, Economists Have Lowered It. - Inter Press Service, July 21, 2020 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Covid-19 Recessions: This Time It’s Really Different. - Inter Press Service, June 4, 2020 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

The global healthcare system after the coronavirus: Who has the responsibility to protect? - DOC-RI  website, May 12, 2020.

Learning from Asia: How to Handle Coronavirus Economic Recessions. - PONARS Eurasia  commentary, April 28, 2020.

Video: Coronavirus recession, DOC-RI webinar, April 9, 2020 Coronavirus recession video picture

Замедление Китая: судьба или выбор? - Эксперт, 23 марта 2020г., №13 (1157).
Exchange Rate Undervaluation and Growth in China. - Development,  January 2020 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

К 30-летию падения Берлинской стены. Геополитическую борьбу никто не отменял. - Мир перемен, №4, 2019.

Liberation, Not Liberalization, Responsible for China’s Economic Miracle. - Inter Press Service, November 19, 2019 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Slowdown of growth in China: Circumstances  or choice. - DOC-RI website,  January 28, 2019.

Infrastructure investment and growth: market failures can be corrected by the government. - DOC-RI Website, March 13, 2019.

Двигаться вверх. Владимир Попов — о диагностике роста. - Видео лекции в открытом университете, 2019. Growth video=Open University lecture

BREXIT: Are the British elite Up to the task?  Four  charts to explain why Britain will come back to the EU even if it leaves now. - DOC-RI Website, December 11, 2018.

Failure of economics?  Or the failure of (some) economists?  Why economists often make bad mistakes. DOC-RI website, August 9, 2018.

Good and bad GDP: Output fall in transition economies and the dead rat effect. - DOC-RI website, April 13, 2018.

How the Soviet elite lost faith in socialism in the 1980s. DOC-RI commentary, March 22,  2018.

China: Leading the Fight Against Global Warming?  - DOC-RI website, Nov. 14, 2017.

Why Is the United States So Tough on Russia?  The Answer May Be in Lenin's Brochure of 1920. - DOC-RI website, July 31, 2017.

Alcoholism Cannot Explain Russian Mortality Spike. - IPS, July 25, 2017 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Early Death in Russia. - IPS, July 20, 2017 (co-authored with K..S. Jomo).

Post Soviet Economic Collapse. - IPS,  June 6, 2017 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

EU - Nationalism and Inequalities. Transition, February 4, 2017.

Free Trade's Diminishing Returns. Project Syndycate, August 6, 2016 (co-authored with K.S. Jomo).

Is the Russian Economy Finally Tilting East? - The World Financial Review,  July-August 2016.

The Next Economic Miracle in the Middle East? -
Group of strategic vision "Russia - Islamic world". March 2016.

Где будет следующее экономическое чудо? На Ближнем Востоке? -  Группа стратегического видения "Россия - Исламский мир". Март 2016 г.

Capital Flows, Exchange Rate and Long Term Economic Growth. - IDEAs, January 22, 2016 (co-authored with Anis Chowdhury).

What does MDGs Experience Tell Us about SDGs Challenges? - IDEAs, January 18, 2016 (co-authored with Anis Chowdhury).

Is Russian Economy Finally Tilting East? - PONARS Policy Memo No. 376, August, 2015.

In Russian: Все яйца в одной корзине: почему Россия опоздала с разворотом на Восток. - РБК, 10 сентября 2015 г.

Не было счастья, да несчастье помогло. - "Эксперт", №14 (940), 29 марта 2015 г.

Will the Russian Economy Accelerate in 2015? ECONOMIC SANCTIONS + FALL IN OIL PRICES + OUTFLOW OF CAPITAL + DEVALUATION = ECONOMIC BOOM? - PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 361, March 2015.

Why "Capital in the 21st Century" is a Bestseller. - PONARS commentary, December 9, 2014.

How the Soviet Elite Lost Faith in Socialism in the 1980s. -
PONARS commentary, November 24, 2014.

A Brief Look at Russian Economic Nostalgia and the "Equal Opportunity" vs. "Income Equality" Debate. - PONARS commentary, November 19, 2014.

Varying growth trajectories of the West and the South: the role of inequality and institutions. -WIDER Angle Newsletter, August, 2014.


Why the West Got Rich, Why China is Catching Up, and Why Russia is Not. - Oxford Scholarship Online,  June 27, 2014.

Development theories and economic miracles. - OUP blog, May 14, 2014.

Николай Петрович Шмелев: он первым выступил за реформы и  первым – против того, как они проводились

Экономическое чудо переходного периода: как Узбекистану удалось то, что не удалось ни одной постсоветской экономике

  • Экономическое чудо переходного периода: как Узбекистану удалось то, что не удалось ни одной постсоветской экономике. – Банки Казахстана, № 9 (195), 2013, с. 37-48.

“Because the Chinese growth model became so successful in ensuring catch-up development it has become extremely appealing in the developing world”. - Chapter in:
"22 Ideas to Fix
the World.   Conversations with the World's Foremost Thinkers". Edited By Piotr Dutkiewicz  and Richard Sakwa. NUY Press, 2013.

Currency Wars: Why Russia and China Are Rapidly Accumulating Foreign Exchange Reserves. - PONARS Policy Memo no. 256. June 2013.

On Russian Versus Soviet Performance. No great post-Soviet achievements for Russian civilization – so far. - "Global brief", June 18, 2013. 

Widening Global Income Inequality. - "Economic & Political Weekly", April 27, 2013 (co-authored with  J. K. Sundaram).

Видео. Экономический рост в развивающихся странах: теория и практика, внутренние и внешние факторы.- Байкальские чтения, 2013. Growth =video of lecture in Open Universtity

Is Russian economy likely to become a new “Asian Tiger”? - ISPI Studies, November 2012.

Two Evils for Russia: Record-High Oil Prices or Record-Low Prices -  Expert Opinion, Valdai Papers, October 24, 2012.

Провокационные мысли. - Портал "Экономическая политика", 25 мая 2012 г.


Пот, кровь и институты.
-"Эксперт",  №19 (802)/ 14 мая 2012 г.