Rawi Abdelal

United States

Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School; Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University 

His primary expertise is international political economy, and his research focuses on the politics of globalization and the political economy of Eurasia. Abdelal's first book, National Purpose in the World Economy, won the 2002 Shulman Prize as the outstanding book on the international relations of eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. His second book, Capital Rules, explains the evolution of the social norms and legal rules of the international financial system. Abdelal has also edited or co-edited three books: The Rules of Globalization, a collection of Harvard Business School cases on international business; Measuring Identity; and Constructing the International Economy. Abdelal is currently at work on The Profits of Power, a book that explores the geopolitics of energy in Europe and Eurasia.


‘Energetic’ Future of Russia
The reality is that the Russian gas exporter, Gazprom, is as dependent on the European market as the Europeans are on Russian gas. So a great deal of the anxiety about dependence on Russian gas really

Rawi Abdelal


Rawi Abdelal on the Collapse of Multilateralism in Global Affairs
Rawi Abdelal, Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management at Harvard Business School and Director of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University talks about