Vladimir G. Treml

Vladimir G. Treml

Professor Emeritus of Economics

External Address: 
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097
(919) 660-1800

Professor Treml specialized in the study of economic history, socialist economic systems, and other aspects pertaining to microeconomics. His specific research interests involved Soviet and Russian economic history, comparative economic systems, and the transition of centrally planned economies to markets. In his investigations, he has also explored such variables as alcoholism, “shadow” economies, input-output techniques, and economic statistics of Russia. He has received funding for his projects from a number of research grants awarded by the Duke University Research Council, and also from the International Studies Committee for a conference on Soviet economic statistics, the Ford Foundation, the Advanced Research Project Agency, the State Department-AAASS, the American Economic Association, and several others. From his studies, he has completed several books and contributed a number of articles to leading academic journals. Dr. Treml has provided his ideas and insights obtained through his research to serve various professional responsibilities as well. He has been a consultant for the Center for International Research’s Bureau of the Census, the National Research Council, the Wharton Econometrics Association, the RAND Corporation, the World Bank, the Salus International Health Institute, and the Bureau for Economic Analysis in Russia.


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1963
  • M.A., Columbia University 1956
  • B.A., Cuny Brooklyn College 1955

Selected Grants

(97-0299) National Resource Center for Undergraduate Studies awarded by Department of Education (Co-Principal Investigator). 1997 to 2000

(94-0275) The Duke-UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies awarded by Department of Education (Co-Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1995