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CEFIR News 2016
 


November 29, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the The South Africa – Russia Dialogue Forum (SARDF) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established in 2013, the SARDF is a society-driven initiative to promote better understanding and cooperation between Russia and South Africa. As a non-political civil society organization, the SARDF seeks to enhance people-to-people interaction and official relations in a range of fields, including the economy, education, science, culture and politics. More about the conference.



November 10, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the conference "The Russia Conference 2016: Russia's Turn to the East - Promises and pitfalls" organized by the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. Natalia Volchkova presented a report on "Capital Structure and Exporting: Evidence from Import Tariff Changes". More about the conference.



November 02, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the conference entitled "Regional and International Cooperation in Central Asia and South Caucasus: Recent Developments in Agricultural Trade", which was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Natalia Volchkova presented a report on "The International trade and agriculture in the modern world". More about the conference.



October 25, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part and moderated the third session of the International conference "G20 and BRICS: New type of global governance institutions" at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. More on the conference.



October 18, 2016, Alexey Goryaev, NES Professor / CEFIR Lead Economist, will deliver a lecture on "Risk management in personal finance". This is the fifth lecture of "Practical Finance" series, organized by Yegor Gaidar Foundation. Video of the lecture at www.Forbes.ru.



October 7, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, presented a joint report with Olga Kuzmina "Credit restrictions for exporters" at the Annual ARETT Conference "Russia's economic outlook in the mid-2020s years: expert opinion". Conference programme.



September 30, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the panel session "Russia’s Regions and the EurAsEC Common Market: Production Chains" at the Sochi International Investment Forum 2016. Business programme.



June 23, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the online conference "Russian economy: August dismay" organized by Finam.ru.



June 23, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the online conference "Russian economy: Recovery or another "bottom"?" organized by Finam.ru.



June 15-17, 2016, The 20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics was held in Paris. Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the session on International Economic Integration and delivered a talk on the theme of "Export costs of visa restrictions". CEFIR Lead Economist Salavat Gabdrakhmanov participated in the session on Innovation and made a presentation "Self-regulation of Degree of Openness in Cumulative Innovation". CEFIR Senior Economist Evguenia Bessonova took part in the session on Innovation and made a presentation "How the Innovation-competition Link is Shaped by Technology Distance in High Barrier Catch-up Economy".



June 15-17, 2016, CEFIR Senior Economist Natalia Turdyeva took part in the 19th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. She presented a conference paper "Non-tariff barriers and trade integration in the EAEU" at the working section of «Applications of Krugman and Melitz International Trade Model».



May 27, 2016. The annual conference SITE Development Day 2016 "Traces of transition: Unfinished business 25 years down the road?" was held by the Stockhol School of Economics. Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, made a presentation «Russian transition: from common property to state economy». Irina Denisoava, NES Professor / CEFIR Lead Economist, made a presentation "Institutions and the support for market reforms".



May 18, 2016, 2016 Emerging Markets Conference - Russia: Gloom or Bloom was held in the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow. Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, took part in the Panel IV - Too many challenges: navigating the policy responses.



May 17, 2016, the orientation workshop was held to discuss the professional development programme for university professors in the field of financial literacy. CEFIR Lead Economist Salavat Gabdrakhmanov made a presentation on "The guidelines for the use of the developed training materials on financial literacy for students."



May 17, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, made a presentation "The structure of Russian exports, problems of exporters and potential of exports diversification" at a press luncheon devoted to the topic "How to help the non-oil economy: The tool for Russian manufacturers to enter international markets", organized by GlobalRusTrade company. Presentation



April 21, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, participated in the plenary session "International Markets and Trends in Agricultural and Trade Policy" at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development organized by the Higher School of Economics. More about the conference.



February 19-20, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor/CEFIR Policy Director, and Irina Denisova, NES Professor/CEFIR Lead Economist, took part at the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum. Natalia Volchkova gave a talk at the tracks of "Global Context" and "Export 2030. What can be done today". Irina Denisova presented the report "The labor market, social policy and social insurance" at the track "Human Capital".




February 16, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, participated in the round table discussion "Seven lean years: structural challenges for the Russian ecomony in the epoch of low prices" organaized by the Higher School of Economics.

The round table discussion was devoted to the strategic challenges Russia is about to face due to the possible long period of low oil prices. Under the discussion the following topics were covered: macroeconomics and government finance, financial sector, manufacturinf sector and investing, labour market, international trade, social sector, social expectations, political and economical impact. More about the round table discussion.


January 14, 2016, Natalia Volchkova, NES Professor / CEFIR Policy Director, will participate in the expert discussion "Russia and the World: Prospects for Trade and Economic Cooperation" as part of Gaidar Forum 2016 "Russia and the World: Looking to the Future".

Gaidar Forum is an annual international academic and research conference dedicated to the issues related to economics. Discussions at the Forum are traditionally focused on current challenging issues. Particular importance is attached to topics related to comprehension of the position Russia is taking in the world and its strategic role. The Forum is a meeting point for theorists and practitioners, world leading scientists and politicians and influential representatives of global financial and business elites. More about Gaidar Forum.
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