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XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

Moscow, Russia, 11-14 April 2017.

Deadline for submissions: 13 November 2016

The National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) will organize the XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, in Moscow, Russia, 11-14 April 2017. The conference is organized with a support of the World Bank. The Conference Program Committee is chaired by Professor Evgeny Yasin.


The plenary sessions and special round tables will be devoted to the most important topics of social and economic development of the country.


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


Participants are invited to submit extended abstracts of their research papers for presentation at the Conference sessions. Submissions will be accepted until November 13, 2016, only through online registration at: This abstract must be attached to the application form, in MS Word or RTF formats, in 1-3 pages with 1.5 line spacing (up to 7000 symbols). The abstract should clearly state the problem of the paper, the approach to its solution (in particular, if there is a model based on the analysis), and the main findings. It should indicate  the novelty of the results in comparison with the known, previously published works. Abstracts which are less than 1 page will not be accepted.  


Participants from the CIS and Eastern Europe countries whose papers are included in the program may apply for a grant from the Moscow Office of the World Bank to compensate travel or accommodation expenses. All applications should be sent to interconf@hse.ruuntil February 13, 2017.

The series of workshops will be organized for doctoral students and post-graduate students (with the possibility of travel grants for selected speakers). All information about participation in these workshops will be available on the website


Online registration for participation without presenting a paper will be available from November 14, 2016 until March 18, 2017 at  

Information about the conference fee will be available on the official website at