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The NES 25th Anniversary Conference
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The NES 20th Anniversary Conference "20 Years of Modern Economic Education and Research in Russia"

NES 20th Anniversary Conference took place on December 13-16, 2012 at the World Trade Center in Moscow and comprised keynote presentations, academic sessions, policy roundtables, and the decision theory workshop. The Conference brought together academics and practitioners to present and discuss research from all areas of economics and finance.

Keynote Speakers
We were happy to have Olivier Blanchard and Roger Myerson as the keynote speakers of the conference. More information about these prominent researchers can be found here >>>

Conference Program:
Program Details
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There were six roundtables organized as part of the Conference:

  • Roundtable "Economic Policy"; Roundtable coordinator - Sergei Guriev
  • Roundtable "Internationally Copmpetitive Universities in Emerging Markets"; Roundtable coordinator - Igor Fedyukin
  • Roundtable "Challenges for Health Policy in Russia"; Roundtable coordinator - Irina Denisova
  • Roundtable "Does the Internet Change Everything"; Roundtable coordinator - Sam Greene
  • Roundtable "Diversifying Russia"; Roundtable coordinator - Erik Berglof
  • Roundtable "Integration across the Borders: EBRD Transition Report 2012 Presentation"; Roundtable coordinator - Erik Berglof

More information about the roundtables can be found here   >>>

Decision Theory Workshop
We were also excited to announce a Decision Theory Workshop as an integral part of the Conference. This event brought together top-level researchers in the field of decision theory and will be interesting to both academicians and the general audience.

The list of speakers at the Workshop included:

Simone Cerreia-Vioglio, Bocconi University
David Dillenberger, University of Pennsylvania
Ozgur Evren, New Economic School
Andrei Gomberg, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico
Edi Karni, Johns Hopkins University
Peter Landry, Duke University
Ehud Lehrer, Tel Aviv University
Fabio Maccheroni, Bocconi University
Efe Ok, New York University
Pietro Ortoleva, California Institute of Technology
Philipp Sadowski, Duke University
Kota Saito, California Institute of Technology
Andrei Savochkin, Collegio Carlo Alberto
Roee Teper, University of Pittsburg

Workshop coordinator - Ozgur Evren
More information about the workshop can be found here >>>

Conference Organizing Committee
Sergei Guriev (NES), Chair
Olga Kuzmina (NES), General Organization
Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton), Economics Section
Ilya Strebulaev (Stanford), Finance Section

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New Economic School is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! We invite you to take part in key event of the celebration: an academic conference in economics and finance which will take place December 18-19, 2017 in Moscow, in the Metropol Hotel. Notifications of paper acceptance: October 1. Registration ends: October 15. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at Find out more on the conference website >>>
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