Contours of the New Global Economy and Russia’s Challenge to Respond

January 14, 2017, 12:30 – 14:30, Building 5, 3rd Floor, Green Hall

Technology and control of resources both drive economic strength. Digital technology in the platform economy is sweeping through economic life, upending work relationships, corporate hierarchies, control firms, and employment structures. New winners and losers are emerging everywhere. Countries and firms, managers and workers, researchers and investors – people around the world face strategic choices on how to cope with rapidly evolving changes that disrupt the structures that have governed economic life in the advanced economies and the developing ones, in the old capitalist economies and in the formerly planned ones.


  • Robin Lewis
    Robin Lewis

    Professor, Director, Master of Global Public Policy Program (MGPP), RANEPA

  • John Zysman
    John Zysman

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

  • Peter Gourevitch
    Peter Gourevitch

    Professor, Former Dean, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California - San Diego

  • Yermolai Solzhenitsyn
    Yermolai Solzhenitsyn

    Managing Partner, Moscow Office of McKinsey & Company

  • Mathilde Mesnard
    Mathilde Mesnard

    Deputy Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD

  • Mikhail Pryadilnikov
    Mikhail Pryadilnikov

    Deputy Director, Analytical Center of the Government of the Russian Federation