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Yuri Maltsev

Carthage College
Professor, Author
Yuri Maltsev, Professor of Economics at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Moscow State University, and his Ph.D. in Labor Economics at the Institute of Labor Research in Moscow, Russia. Before defecting to the United States in 1989, he was a member of a senior team of Soviet economists that worked on President Gorbachev's reforms package. Prior to joining Carthage, Mr. Maltsev was a Peace Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., a federal research institution. His work involved briefing members of Congress and senior officials at the executive branch on issues of national security and foreign economic and military assessment. Dr. Maltsev may be the only person to have briefed senior leaders on both sides during the last stages of the Cold War.
Dr. Maltsev has lectured at leading universities, corporations, banks, colleges, churches, and schools all over the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Dr. Maltsev has appeared on Cable Network News, Fox News, PBS News Hour, C-Span, CBC and other American, Brazilian, Canadian, Spanish, Lithuanian, South African and Finnish television and radio programs.
He has authored nine books and over two hundred articles. His unique and broad experiences establish him as a primary source of information on the opportunities and risks created by the demise of the Soviet Union.