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Atyrau

(ä`tērou'), formerly

Guryev

(go͞or`yĭf), city (1993 est. pop. 151,000), W Kazakhstan, on the Ural River and near the Caspian Sea. A port, rail center, and an industrial base of the Emba basin oil fields, it has refineries, petrochemical complexes, and varied manufactures. Fishing is also important. The city is linked by oil pipelines with Samara and Novorossiysk. Founded in 1645, it became a military outpost in 1647. Atyrau was a fishing center until the development of the region's petroleum industry in the 1930s.
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The President of the EBRD, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, said: I am very happy that an economist of Sergei Guriev s standing will be joining us at the EBRD.
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Only five days ago, Guriev's spokesman acknowledged the involvement of the family in the property, saying, however, that Andrey Guriev was not the "legal owner" of Witanhurst but a "beneficiary of the company that owns the house".
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This included Sergei Guriev of the New Economic School in Moscow, Leonid Grigoriev of the Higher School of Economic in Moscow, Pavel Andreev of the Valdai Club Foundation, and David Gray of PwC.
Deaton's cross-section result is sometimes cited as disproving the happiness-income paradox (Arrow and Dasgupta 2009, 500; Bok 2010, 14; Guriev and Zhuravskaya 2009, 152).
If Putin wants to stay in power for the next six years, he needs a lot of cash and he needs a lot of productivity gains," Guriev said in an interview.
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Edited by Aslund (Peterson Institute for International Economics, US), Guriev (New Economic School, Russia), and Kuchins (Center for Strategic and International Studies, US), this volume is the second to come out of the Russia Balance Sheet project, which aims to provide Washington policymakers with a clear understanding of Russia's current economic and foreign policy orientations and dilemmas.
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