David Van Slyke was one of two American academics invited to work with the World Bank and the Russian government on procurement reform legislation from May 29 to June 4. Van Slyke worked closely with staff from the Bank and officials from the Chamber of Accounts, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economic Development, and the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service. David gave three official presentations on different dimensions of government contracting and public-private partnerships and worked with ministry representatives on legislation going before the Duma.