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The Gaidar Fellowship Program in Economics provides opportunities for mid-level and senior Russian economists

IREX is pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity for mid-level and senior Russian economists and legal experts working in the economic sphere to conduct collaborative research in the U.S.
The Gaidar Fellowship Program in Economics provides opportunities for mid-level and senior Russian economists and legal experts working in the economic sphere to spend up to six months conducting collaborative research with U.S. experts that contributes to developing Russian capacities in entrepreneurship, economic diversification, technological innovation or the internationalization of its economy.
The Gaidar Fellowship, which is a program of the U.S. Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law and administered by IREX, will provide fellows with:

·         J-1 visa support,
·         round-trip travel,
·         housing,
·         a monthly allowance,
·         research support, and
·         a variety of opportunities to publicize and promote their findings.
Applications are due May 30, 2014, and are available to download online:
Please share this announcement widely with your colleagues. If you have any questions, please contact: gaidar_fellowship-ru@irex.org.

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