Gaidar Forum: Economic Development through Multidisciplinary Vision

The expert discussion, Economic Development through Multidisciplinary Vision, was held on January 18, the last day of the Ninth Gaidar Forum, moderated by Maria Kazakova, Head of the Laboratory of Economic Growth Problems Studies at RANEPA Institute of Applied Economic Research.

The participants examined the problem of economic development from various angles – economics, political science, sociology and history, the underlying idea being that many factors from various spheres of social life influence a country’s economic development.

The participating experts included Ilya Voskoboynikov, Senior Research Fellow with the Laboratory of Inflation Problems and Economic Growth Research at HSE University; Mikhail Komin, expert on Institutions and Society at the Center for Strategic Research; Ivan Lyubimov, Senior Research Fellow with RANEPA Laboratory of Economic Growth Problems; Dmitry Travin, Professor of the Department of Economics, Academic Director of the Centre for Modernization Research at European University at St Petersburg; Anna Fedyunina, Director of the Analytical Centre at HSE University (Saint Petersburg); and Vladimir Magun, Head of the Laboratory of Comparative Research of Collective Consciousness at HSE University’s Expert Institute.

The organizers include the Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute) and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR).

The program outline is available at the forum website.

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The general partners of the Gaidar Forum are Gazprom and Gazprombank; strategic partners include Novartis, Johnson&Johnson, RZD, MSD, AstraZeneca, the ACIG Group of Companies, Mastercard, Coca-Cola, Russian Agricultural Bank, Pharmstandard JSC, Microsoft; O1 Group, Unilever, EY, Russian Brewers’ Union, Russian Direct Investment Fund are partners and RVC.

The general information partners include the Rossiya 24 TV channel, RBC and TASS news agencies. The official information agency is Rossiya Segodnya. The general online media partner is Gazeta.RU. The general radio partner is Business FM. The strategic information partners are Kommersant Publishers, the RT TV channel and Interfax. The main information partners are Rossiyskaya Gazeta and Federalpress news agency. Other media partners include, PRIME news agency, EFE,, Expert RA, Radio Ekho Moskvy, Parlamentskaya Gazeta, BRICS, National Banking Journal, Banking Review, Financial One, Standards and Quality news agency, AK&M, Ekonomika i Zhizn weekly, Invest Foresight online magazine, Strategia magazine, Naans Media, the Public Administration scientific political journal, the PRO BUSINESS TV channel, the Indicator online science journal, the Bankovskoye Delo (Banking Business) magazine, RNS news agency, Business Excellence magazine, Cision, the Budget magazine, Information platform “Russian planet – Smart Russia”.