Technological Challenges and Economic Dynamics: What is Really Going on? Part 2.

January 13, 2017, 17:30 – 19:30, Building 5, 4th Floor, White Hall

Issues for Discussion

  • What models of long-run economic growth are borne out by historical evidence?
  • How do breakthrough innovations affect productivity growth?  
  • What are the sources of economic growth?  
  • Will firms lead technological breakthroughs in Russia?
  • What role do Institutions play in increasing export complexity?
  • Getting incentives right and becoming competitive:  Europe and Russia
  • What social, political and business choices contribute to technological transformation?
  • How do we foster productivity growth and technological transformation? 
  • What are the impacts of the post-shale revolution and artificial intelligence on energy markets?


  • Mariya Kazakova
    Mariya Kazakova

    Head, Laboratory of Economic Growth Problems Studies, Institute of Applied Economic Research, RANEPA

  • Carol S. Leonard
    Carol S. Leonard

    Professor, Director, Center for Russian Studies, RANEPA; Emeritus Fellow, St Antony's College, University of Oxford


  • Knick Harley
    Knick Harley

    Emeritus Fellow, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

  • John Zysman
    John Zysman

    Professor, University of California-Berkeley; Founding Director, Berkeley Roundtable on International Economics (BRIE)

  • Alessandro Nuvolari
    Alessandro Nuvolari

    Associate Professor of Economic History, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies

  • Anna Fedyunina
    Anna Fedyunina

    Director, Analytical Centre, HSE University (Saint Petersburg)

  • Ilya Voskoboynikov
    Ilya Voskoboynikov

    Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory of Inflation Problems and Economic Growth Research, HSE University

  • Ivan Lyubimov
    Ivan Lyubimov

    Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory of Economic Growth Problems, RANEPA

  • Anders Aslund
    Anders Aslund

    Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

  • Chris Papageorgiou
    Chris Papageorgiou

    Deputy Division Chief, The International Monetary Fund

  • Mathilde Mesnard
    Mathilde Mesnard

    Deputy Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD

  • Peter Kaznacheev
    Peter Kaznacheev

    Director, Centre for Resource Economics, RANEPA