Juliet Johnson is Professor of Political Science at McGill University. She is the author of Priests of Prosperity, also from Cornell, and former editor of the Review of International Political Economy (2007–2014).
Priests of Prosperity explores the unsung revolutionary campaign to transform postcommunist central banks from command-economy cash cows into Western-style monetary guardians. Juliet Johnson conducted more than 160 interviews... Learn More
After the breakup of the USSR, it briefly appeared as though Russia's emerging commercial banks might act as engines of growth for a new capitalist economy. However, despite more than a decade of "reforms," Russia's financial... Learn More