What is the sum of 6 and 3?

Alena Ledeneva

Alena Ledeneva is Professor of Politics and Society at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) of University College London. Her expertise is on corruption; informal economy; economic crime; informal practices in corporate governance; role of networks and patron-client relationships in Russia and other postcommunist societies. Her recent books include How Russia Really Works (Cornell University Press, 2006); Unwritten Rules (Centre for European Reform, 2001); Russia's Economy of Favours (Cambridge University Press, 1998) and the co-edited volumes Bribery and Blat in Russia (Macmillan, 2000) and Economic Crime in Russia (Kluwer Law International, 2000).