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Alexandra Vacroux

Former Senior Scholar


    October 1, 2005 — August 1, 2006

    Professional affiliation

    Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Inside the Black Box: What Failed Health Care Reforms Tell Us About the Russian State"

    Full Biography


    Decentralizaton,Health Care Policy,Russia


    Russia, health care reforms; pharmaceutical regulation; corruption; decentralization/re-centralization

    Major Publications

    • "Russia's Resilience as a Great Power" (with Michael McFaul), Post-Soviet Affairs 22, no. 1 (2006)
    • "Russian Soul Food," op-ed, Los Angeles Times, June 8, 2006
    • "Regulation and Corruption in Transition: The Case of Russian Pharmaceutical Markets" in Building a Trustworthy State in Post-Socialist Transition, Janos Kornai and Susan Rose-Ackerman, eds., (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)

    Previous Terms

    Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute, "Institutional Obstacles to Health Care Reform in Russia" (Oct 1, 2005 - Aug 1, 2006)