On April 10-13, 2018 in Moscow, National Research University Higher School of Economics, with the support of the World Bank, will be holding the 19th April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. The Conference’s Programme Committee is chaired by Professor Evgeny Yasin, HSE Academic Supervisor.
The Conference offers a diverse agenda concerning social and economic development in the Russian Federation. This year several plenary sessions will be organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
The roundtable discussions and honorary lectures by prominent international and Russian scientists will focus on the following topics:
- Economic Stability and Growth;
- Inequality and Inclusive Development;
- Perspectives and Drivers of Globalization and Regionalization;
- Technological Future: Towards a Smart Society;
- The Arctic: Challenges of the 21st Century.
The Conference will bring together senior Russian government officials, including representatives of the Presidential Executive Office, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, high-level experts of the World Bank, the OECD, large national and global companies, and leading academics.