Clifford Gaddy is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
He has written several books on the Russian economy, including the forthcoming Russian Addiction: The Political Economy of Resource Dependence (co-authored with Barry W. Ickes); The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold (with Fiona Hill); and Russia's Virtual Economy (with Barry Ickes).
He has traveled widely in Russia and been a guest scholar at various research institutes in the country, including the Institute for Economic Forecasting (Moscow), the Kostroma Agricultural Institute, and the Perm Technology Research Center. In the mid-1990s he was an advisor to the Russian finance ministry and regional governments on issues of fiscal federalism for the U.S. Government's Tax Reform Oversight Project for Russia.
Gaddy earned his Ph.D. in economics from Duke University and has held various teaching and research positions at Duke, Georgetown University, and Johns Hopkins University.