Russia's economic and political development in historical perspective; Russia in current international affairs; Comparative economic history; Swedish-Russian relations.
I am head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.
I am a researcher at the Uppsala Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
I am member of the board of directors of the Sverker Åström Foundation and Transparency International Sweden (until 2016).
For a complete list of publications with downloads, see my personal website here or my CV.
M. Kragh & V. Kulikov, “Big Business in the Russian Empire: A European Perspective”, Business History, accepted for publication.
M. Kragh & Sebastian Åsberg, “Russia’s Strategy for Influence through Public Diplomacy and Active Measures: The Case of Sweden”, Journal of Strategic Studies, forthcoming (2017).
M. Kragh & S. Hedlund, “Researching Soviet Archives: An Introduction”, Russian Review, Vol. 74, No. 3 (2015), pp. 373–376.
M. Kragh, Rysslands historia. Från Alexander II till Vladimir Putin, Stockholm Dialogos förlag, 2014.
M. Kragh & I. Boldyrev, “Isaak Rubin: Historian of Economic Thought during the Stalinization of Social Sciences in Soviet Russia”, Journal of History of Economic Thought, forthcoming 2015.
M. Kragh (ed.), Swedish Business History in Russia, 1850-1917, Bromma: Centrum för näringslivshistoria, 2014.
M. Kragh, "The 'Wigforss Connection': the Stockholm School vs. Keynes debate revisited", European Journal of History of Economic Thought (2014)
M. Kragh, "The Soviet Enterprise", Enterprise & Society, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2013)
M. Kragh, De ekonomiska idéernas historia (SNS förlag, 2012)
M. Kragh, "The Stockholm School and the Great Depression: An outline", in Psalidopoulos, M. (ed.), The Great Depression in Europe: Economic thought and policy in context (Athens, 2012)
M. Kragh, "Stalinist Labour Coercion during World War II: An Economic Approach", Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 63, No. 7 (2011)
M. Kragh, "Soviet Labour Law during the Second World War", War in History, Vol. 18, No. 4 (2011)
Courses taught at SSE:
756: Comparative Economic History: Theory and Evidence (2012-)
748: Financial Systems: Crises and Theory (2010-2011)