CONFRONTING CORRUPTION, BUILDING ACCOUNTABILITY: Lessons From the World Of International Development Advising, Palgrave Macmillan, December 2010, (with Lloyd J. Dumas and Greg Callman)

COLLISION AND COLLUSION: The Strange Case of Western Aid to Eastern Europe, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Palgrave, 2001.

COLLISION AND COLLUSION: The Strange Case of Western Aid to Eastern Europe 1989-1998, 1st edition, New York, N.Y.: St. Martin's, 1998.


"Western Aid to Central and Eastern Europe: What We are Doing Right, What We are Doing Wrong, and How We Can Do It Better" (with John Harper). East European Studies Occasional Paper: The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, no. 41, September 1995.

Scholarly Articles

"Reconstruction Aid to Ukraine: What we know (or should know) from the history of 1990s assistance to Eastern Europe," VOX EU, June 14, 2023; VOX Ukraine

Review of Institutionalised Dreams: The Art of Managing Foreign Aid, Elzbieta Drakiewicz. New York: Berghahn Books, 2020. In Slavic Review Vol. 80, Issue 3, Fall 2021 , pp. 678 - 680, DOI.

"When The Gift Is Not Quite A Gift: The Principles of Foreign Aid in Practice", In the International Conference Proceedings of The Conditions of Trust and Peace Process: From Gift to Recognition, Hosted by Institute of Trans-division and Border Studies, Shinhan University (Nov. 7-8, 2019, at the Seoul Global Center), pp. 235-249 (in Korean translation, pp. 43-54).

"Globalisation's Freelancers, Democracy's Decline: The Case of Harvard, the Chubais Clan, and U.S. Aid to Russia." In Globalisation in Practice, Nigel Thrift, Adam Tickell, Steve Woolgar, and William H. Rupp, eds., Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 150-156.

"Rethinking Corruption in an Age of Ambiguity." In Annual Review of Law and Social Science Vol. 8, December 2012, pp. 453-498. [Read in PDF]

"What Russia Can Learn from China in Its Transition to a Market Economy" (with Michael D. Intriligator and Catherine H. Lee). In Clumsy Solutions in a Complex World: Governance, Politics, and Plural Perceptions, Marco Verweij and Michael Thompson, eds.  Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, pp. 105-131.

"U.S. Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy: Building Strong Relationships by Doing it Right." In International Studies Perspectives, vol. 6, issue 1, February 2005. [abstract]

"Courtage International et Institution Floues" (with Siddarth Chandra). In ACTES de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales, no. 151-152, March 2004, pp. 114-125.

"'Studying Through' a Globalizing World: Building Method Through Aidnographies." In Ethnographies of Aid: Exploring Development Texts and Encounters, Jeremy Gould and Henrik Secher Marcussen, eds., Roskilde University Centre (Denmark): International Development Studies, 2004, Occasional Paper 24, pp.149-173.

"Transactions in the U.S. Russia Relationship: Representational Gymnastics, Shifting Agency, and Russia's Decline." In The Legacy of the Soviet Union, Andrew Wilson and Wendy Slater, eds., London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, pp. 103-121.

"U.S. Assistance for Market Reforms: Foreign Aid Failures in Russia and the Former Soviet Bloc." In The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, vol. 4, no. 3, Winter 2000, pp. 393-417.

"Rigging the U.S.-Russia Relationship: Harvard, Chubais, and the Transidentity Game." In Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, vol. 7, no. 4, Fall 1999, pp. 469-500.

"Second Thoughts from the Second World: Interpreting Aid in Post-Communist Eastern Europe" (with Gerald Creed). In Human Organization, vol. 56, no. 3, Fall 1997, pp. 253-264.

"Clique-Run Organizations and U.S. Economic Aid: An Institutional Analysis." In Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, vol. 4, no. 4, Fall 1996, pp. 571-602.

"A Venture into the 'Second World.'" In Foreign Aid Toward the Millennium. Steven W. Hook, ed., Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 1996, pp. 141-156.

"U.S. Aid to Central and Eastern Europe, 1990-1994: An Analysis of Aid Models and Responses." In East-Central European Economies in Transition, John P. Hardt and Richard F. Kaufman, eds., for the Joint Economic Committee Congress of the United States, 1995, New York, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., pp. 299-335.

"U.S. Aid to Central and Eastern Europe: Results and Recommendations." In Problems of Post-Communism, New York, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 42, no. 3, May-June 1995, pp. 45-50.

"The Unintended Consequences of Western Aid to Post-Communist Europe." In Telos, no. 92, Summer 1992, pp. 131-138.

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Newspaper & Magazine Articles

"Will Foreign Aid Dollars Help or Hurt Democracy in the Middle East?" In The Huffington Post, June 2, 2011.
Referenced at WSJ.

"Harvard's Role in U.S. Aid to Russia.” In The Boston Globe, March 25, 2006, p. A15. 

"Who Taught Crony Capitalism to Russia?"  In The Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2001.

"Globalisation's Freelancers, Democracy's Decline: The Case of Harvard, the Chubais Clan, and U.S. Aid to Russia." In Globalisation in Practice, Nigel Thrift, Adam Tickell, and Steve Woolgar, eds., Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.

"Tainted Transactions: An Exchange. Jeffrey Sachs, Anders Aslund, Janine Wedel. Wedel Replies. "  In The National Interest, no. 60, Summer 2000, pp. 107-110.
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"Wedel Replies." In The National Interest, no. 61, Fall 2000, pp. 120-121.
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"How the Chubais Clan, Harvard Fed Corruption."  In Los Angeles Times, September 12, 1999, p. M1.

"Baiting the Bear." In The Washington Times, June 23, 1999, p. A17.

"Come Clean on U.S. Record for Aid to Russia." In The Moscow Times, March 20, 1999, p. 11.

"U.S. Aid Added to Russia's Woes." In San Francisco Chronicle, September 3, 1998, p. A27.

"The Harvard Boys Do Russia:  How the Best and Brightest Helped Destroy the Russian Economy." In The Nation, June 1, 1998, pp. 11-16 (cover story).

"Abuse of Trust: U.S., Russia, and Harvard." In The Boston Globe, Thursday, May 29, 1997, p. A15.

"In Russia, Don't Tie US Aid to Privatization." In The Christian Science Monitor, March 1, 1995, p. 18.

"Getting it Right in Aid to Russia." In The New York Times (FORUM, Sunday Business Section). April 5, 1992.

"Beware Western Governments Bearing Gifts." In The Wall Street Journal Europe, January 14, 1992.

"Polish Officials Sour on U.S. Aid Approach." In The Christian Science Monitor, March 2, 1992.

"The Economist Heard Around the World." In World Monitor, October, 1990, pp. 33-42.

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Policy Articles

"U.S. Economic Aid to Russia: A Case Study in Subcontracting Governance?" In Civil Society, NGOs and Global Governance, Bob Deacon, ed. Helsinki, Finland: GASPP Occasional Papers, no. 7/2000, July 2000, pp. 33-43.

"U.S. Economic Aid to Eastern Europe: A Case Study in Transactorship." In Legal Reform, Investment Markets and International Assistance: The Russian Market Transition in 2000, The Harriman Economic and Business Review, vol. 1, no. 1, January 2000, pp. 16-25.

"Harvard's 'Best and Brightest' Aided Russia's Economic Ruin," with Sam Husseini. In Extra: The Magazine of FAIR -- The Media Watch Group, vol. 13, no. 1, January/February 2000, pp. 19-20.

"Reaching through the Opened Door: A Comparison of American and European Approaches to Assisting Central and Eastern Europe." In American and German Cultural Policies in Eastern Europe: Assessing Developments in the 1990's, Frank Trommler, ed., Washington, D.C.: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, October 1999, pp. 41-60.

"From Triumphalism to Reality." In Foreign Service Journal, June 1999, vol. 76, no.6, pp. 40-46.

"U.S. Assistance for Market Reforms: Foreign Aid Failures in Russia and the Former Soviet Bloc." In Policy Analysis, Washington, D.C.: CATO Institute, no. 338, March 22, 1999.

"Aid to Russia." In Foreign Policy in Focus, vol. 3, no. 25, September 1998.

"How AID 'Reformed' Russia." In Foreign Service Journal, vol. 75, no. 5, May 1998, pp. 26-33.

"Cliques and Clans and Aid to Russia: How the U.S. Buoyed the 'St. Petersburg Clan'." In Transition, vol. 4, no. 2, July 1997, pp. 66-71.

"Western Aid to Central and Eastern Europe." In Anthropology Newsletter, December 1995, vol. 36, no. 9, p. 11.

"Aid Conference in Washington: Greater Recipients Involvement Advised." In Transition. vol. 6, no. 4, World Bank, Washington, D.C. April. 1995, p. 10.

"Lessons of Western Technical Aid to Central and Eastern Europe." In Transition, vol. 5, no. 6, World Bank, Washington, D.C. July-August 1994, pp. 14-17.

"Central and Eastern Europe: Unfinished Revolutions." Policy Paper published by the Atlantic Council of the United States, Jan. 1993. Author, Additional Views; Member, Working Group.

Testimony (written and oral) on "U.S. Assistance to Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."  U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.  April 7, 1992.

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