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Sergei Guriev Discusses Democracy, Dictators, & Disinformation
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Please join the BAID (Business, AI, Democracy) at the Hub at Columbia Business School, in partnership with the Harriman Institute, The Alliance, and the Brown Institute for Media Education for a discussion with Sergei Guriev.

Sergei Guriev will discuss his recent book Spin Dictators, along with observations on current events in Russia and elsewhere.

Sergei Guriev is the newly appointed Provost at Sciences Po. He received his Dr. Sc. (habilitation degree) in Economics (2002) and PhD in Applied Math from the Russian Academy of Science (1994), and M.Sc. Summa Cum Laude from the Moscow Institute of Physics in Technology (1993). In 2016-19, he served as the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Dr. Guriev specializes in political economy and is widely published in a variety of social science and science publications. He will discuss his recent book Spin Dictators about how autocrats use the affordances of democracy such as media as tools of disinformation, along with observations on current events in Russia and elsewhere.

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