Elena V. Korotkova
Russia | SPURS Fellow

Elena is an urban economist from Moscow, Russia. She worked for the GIPROGOR urban planning institute, specializing in land taxation and valuation, land use planning, and socio-economic forecast, as well as managing urban and regional planning teams. She has also developed affordable public housing and infrastructure PPP policies for the Russian government. Elena’s Ph.D. dissertation at the Plekhanov’s Economic Academy explored the Russian land evaluation system and municipal finance. At MIT, she will focus on land management, municipal budgeting, and the interface of residential and infrastructure development.