Author: Assen Slim
Assen Slim is an economist, senior lecturer, and director of research at the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) in Paris. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. His research interests are in post-socialist transition, international economics (particularly intra-industry trade), environmental economics and sustainability, European monetary integration, cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain. He is the author of 11 books, 12 book chapters, and 17 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 41 articles in other journals, and he edited a special issue of the East-West Comparative Studies Review on the social costs of post-socialist transition.