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XVII April International Academic Conference On Economic And Social Development


The April Conference of the HSE is the main forum in Russia on social sciences, first of all, in Economics. Last years about 1500 colleagues participated in these Conferences.

Submissions will be accepted from September 9, 2015 until November 11, 2015, only through on-line registration at: 

- Special topics of the conference are

- Diagnostics of economic growth: comparative perspective;

- Top-down modernization: opportunities and limits in modern world;

- Economic decentralization and local self-governance;

- Values, trust and cooperation.


The plenary sessions, including selected honorary papers, sessions and round tables, will be devoted to (but not restricted on) the special issues of the Conference.


The plenary sessions and special round tables will feature senior Russian Government officials including representatives of the Presidential Administration, high-level representatives of the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the CEOs of several largest Russian and international companies.


Session meetings and round tables on the problems of economic and social development will be held after the plenary sessions.


The Conference Program Committee is chaired by Professor Evgeny Yasin.


Working languages of the Conference are Russian and English. Simultaneous translation will be available during all plenary and some session meetings


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