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14.11.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society" Held on November 14

On November 14, 2017 the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held.

14.11.2017 :: See Photos and Presentations on the Strategic Planning Forum’s 2017 Website

See all the presentations of the XVI All-Russia Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia: Implementation Tools and Resources", allowed for publication, on the Materials section and on each event’s page. Photos are available on the Photos section.

13.11.2017 :: National Research Institute of Technology and Communications and Leontief Centre - AV Group Consortium Signed an Agreement on Cooperation

Director-General of JSC National Research Institute of Technology and Communications Alexander Minov and Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group Aleksey Krylovsky signed the Agreement on Cooperation within the Strategic Planning Forum 2017.

13.11.2017 :: The Jubilee XV Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Forum Will Be Held in the 7th Pavilion of the Exhibition Complex "Lenexpo" on November, 22-23

The jubilee XV Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Forum will be held in the 7th pavilion of the exhibition complex "Lenexpo" on November, 22-23. The Forum is organized by the Committee for Entrepreneurship and Consumer Market Development of St. Petersburg with the participation of the Public Council for Small Business Development under the Governor of St. Petersburg.

09.11.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 63 review covered the period October 2017.

08.11.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 62 review covered the period September 2017.

07.11.2017 :: Leonid Limonov and Boris Zhikharevich Took Part in the Conference "Economic and Mathematical Research: Mathematical Models and Information Technologies"

On November 7, Director-Coordinator for Research Programmes Leonid Limonov and Director of the Resource Centre for Strategic Planning under Leontief Centre Boris Zhikharevich took part in the conference “Economic and Mathematical Research: Mathematical Models and Information Technologies” (Third Readings in Memory of Professor B.L. Ovsievich). Organizers: St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS, ICSER Leontief Centre (St. Petersburg, Leontief Centre Conference Hall)

31.10.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society" Held on October 31

On October 31, 2017 the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held.

26.10.2017 :: Analytical Review "The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg"

Employees of Leontief Centre prepared the regular issue of the review "The General Characteristic of Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg», №148.

26.10.2017 :: Strategic Planning Forum 2017 Completed

The Forum hosted 35 events (including 4 plenary meeting), attended by over 1000 participants, and brought together representatives of 56 federal subjects and municipalities. As usual, the Forum hosted a large delegation of foreign experts – 80 participants from 20 countries.

25.10.2017 :: Irina Karelina and Elena Belova Took Part in the Expanded Meeting Coordination Council on Cross-Border and Interregional Cooperation of the North-West Federal District

On October 25, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina and Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova took part in the expanded meeting of the Coordination Council on Cross-Border and Interregional Cooperation of the North-West Federal District held within the Third Day of the Strategic Planning Forum.

24.10.2017 :: PEMANDU Associates and the Leontief Centre - AV Group Consortium Signed a Cooperation Agreement

Executive Director & Partner of PEMANDU Associates Chris Datuk Tan and Managing Director of the Leontief Centre – AV Group Consortium Irina Karelina signed the Memorandum on Cooperation and Exchange in the Regions’ Strategic Development.

18.10.2017 :: Olga Iakimenko Participated in the International Innovative Forum of Public Transport “Smart Transport” 2017 (St. Petersburg)

On October 18, Head of Internet Projects and Marketing Communications at ICSER Leontief Centre, Green Mobility Project Development Coordinator Olga Iakimenko moderated the plenary session “Transportation Systems – Development Trends” at the International Innovative Forum of Public Transport “Smart Transport” 2017 (St. Petersburg).

16.10.2017 :: The Carnegie Moscow Center Published a Book Review by Sergey Vasiliev on Violence and Social Orders by Douglass North, John Wallis and Barry Weingast

The Carnegie Moscow Center (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) published a book review by Sergey Vasiliev on Violence and Social Orders by Douglass North, John Wallis and Barry Weingast.

16.10.2017 :: ICSER Leontief Centre Is Looking to Cooperate with Organisations-Strategists

An anniversary of the adoption of the first strategic plan in Russia and the 20th anniversary of strategic planning in Russia includes a list of organisations, having been actively involved in developing strategic documents for federal subjects and municipalities in 1997-2017.

07.10.2017 :: Lev Savulkin Participated in the 4th Annual Research GSOM Emerging Markets Conference 2017, SPbU

Senior Research Fellow Lev Savulkin participated in the 4th Annual Research GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, held at SPbU (October 5-7, St. Petersburg).

06.10.2017 :: Research Fellow Andrey Yushkov Has Become the "New Generation" Prize Winner

According to jury members’ voting results of Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks (ARETT) the Research Fellow of ICSER Leontief Centre Andrey Yushkov has become one of two "New Generation" Prize Winners 2017.

22.09.2017 :: Elena Belova Took Part in the 25th Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation Conference (BSSSC) (Potsdam, Germany)

On September 21-22, the 25th Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation Conference was held in Potsdam (Germany) attended by Secretary General Elena Belova who spoke at the panel discussion "The Baltic Sea Action Plan 2030: Localization of the Sustainable Development Goals".

14.09.2017 :: Irina Karelina Participated in VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region (CSPD / BSR) 76th Meeting

On September 14, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina participated in VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea region (CSPD / BSR) 76th Meeting held in Minsk, Belarus.

13.09.2017 :: Irina Karelina and Elena Belova Participated in a Seminar on Green Urban Planning (Minsk, Belarus)

On September 13, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina and Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova participated in the workshop on green urban planning held in Minsk (Belarus).

06.09.2017 :: Junior Research Fellow at ICSER Leontief Centre Andrey Yushkov Made a Report at the ARETT Conference

The annual conference of Association of Russian Economic Think Tanks (ARETT) held on October 6 in Moscow.

05.09.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in the Board Meeting of Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks (ARETT)

Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in the Board Meeting of Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks (ARETT).

05.09.2017 :: Olga Iakimenko Took Part in International Conference in the Format of the High-Level Meeting "City and Transport: Safety, Efficiency, Sustainability" (Khabarovsk)

On September 4-5 the International Conference in the format of the high-level meeting entitled "City and Transport: Safety, Efficiency, Sustainability" was held in Khabarovsk, attended by Olga Iakimenko, Head of Internet Projects and Marketing Communications at ICSER Leontief Centre, Green Mobility Project Development Coordinator (www.mobility.leontief-centre.ru). Conference Organizers: Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation and Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport (NIIAT) jointly with Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP).

04.09.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 61 review covered the period August 2017.

23.08.2017 :: Paper of the Leontief Centre’s Employees: Nina Oding, Lev Savulkin and Andrey Yushkov Published in the Public Administration Issues Journal

The paper of the Leontief Centre’s employees Andrey Yushkov, Lev Savulkin and Nina Oding entitled “Intergovernmental Relations in Russia: Still a Pendulum?” is published in the Public Administration Issues Journal.

23.08.2017 :: Organisations-Strategists on the StratPlan.ru Website

Resource Center for Strategic Planning under the Leontief Centre opens a section entitled "Strategic Consulting Market, 1997-2017" on the StratPlan.ru website. Here you can study organisations that since 1997 to 2017 have been actively involved in developing strategic documents for subjects of the federation and municipalities, developed at least four strategic documents and had a significant impact on the strategic consulting market, the theory and practice of strategic planning in Russia.

18.08.2017 :: On October 23-24 the XVI All-Russia Strategic Planning Leaders Forum Will Be Held in St. Petersburg

On October 23-24 the XVI All-Russia Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia: Implementation Tools and Resources" will be held in St. Petersburg. Forum organizers: State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Government of St. Petersburg, Center for Strategic Research, ICSER Leontief Centre.

10.08.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 60 review covered the period July 2017.

07.08.2017 :: Denis Kadochnikov’s Paper "Russian Federation and People’s Republic of China: Similarities and Distinctions in the Fiscal Relations between Central and Regional Authorities" Published in TERRA ECONOMICUS Journal

The paper "Russian Federation and People’s Republic of China: Similarities and Distinctions in the Fiscal Relations between Central and Regional Authorities" of Senior Researcher of ICSER Leontief Centre Denis Kadochnikov published in TERRA ECONOMICUS Journal, 2017 (Vol. 15 (no. 2), p. 76-92).

04.08.2017 :: Elena Belova and Olga Iakimenko Took Part in the Study Visit to Aarhus (Denmark) within the Green Mobility Project – Towards Clean, Healthy and Accessible Environment

From July 31 to August 4, 2017 Russian experts had the third study visit to Aarhus (Denmark) within the Green Mobility Project – Towards Clean, Healthy and Accessible Environment.

27.07.2017 :: Elena Belova Took Part in the INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Information Seminar (Pskov)

The Secretary General Elena Belova took part in the Information seminar for the third call for applications of INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020. The seminar is organised with support of the State Committee for Economic Development and Investment Policy of the Pskov Region.

27.07.2017 :: Leonid Limonov’s Report on the First Conference, Held by the RSA Russia Division, Published in the Regions Magazine

The report of Leonid Limonov, Director-Coordinator of Research Programmes at ICSER Leontief Centre, on the first conference, held by the Regional Studies Association (RSA) Russia Division, published in the Regions Magazine (issue 2), that is quarterly published by the RSA.

20.07.2017 :: On July 20 Meeting of the Coordination Council Meeting on Cross-Border and Interregional Cooperation of the North-West Federal District Held in St. Petersburg

On July 20, 2017 meeting of the Coordination Council on Cross-Border and Interregional Cooperation of the North-West Federal District was held in St. Petersburg, chaired by Anastasia Kuznetsova, Deputy Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-West Federal District.

19.07.2017 :: Development Agency of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania Established with Assistance of ICSER Leontief Centre

Development Agency of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, established on the initiative of the Head of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, will be the project office for implementing the Republic’s Strategy.

17.07.2017 :: Cooperation Agreement with Expert South Region, LLC

On July 14, Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group Alexey Krylovskiy signed the cooperation agreement with Expert South Region, LLC.

10.07.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society" on July 10

On July 10, 2017 the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held.

07.07.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 59 review covered the period June 2017.

06.07.2017 :: Leontief Centre Hosted a Meeting with Students of the University of Birmingham

On July 5, Leontief Center hosted a meeting with 22 students from the University of Birmingham, enrolled in the Master of Public Administration program.

04.07.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in the General Meeting of Founding Members of Autonomous Noncommercial Organization "Strategic Partnership for Economic and Social Development of the North-West Federal District"

On July 4, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in the general meeting of founding members of Autonomous Noncommercial Organization "Strategic Partnership for Economic and Social Development of the North-West Federal District". More information is available on the website: www.n-west.ru.

03.07.2017 :: Leontief Centre’s Interns

In April – June 2017, 7 bachelors of the 4th year and 2 bachelors of the 3rd year from St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Higher School of Economics, were doing an internship at the Leontief Centre.

30.06.2017 :: Olga Iakimenko Took Part in the XIV Conference of Partner Cities of Russia and Germany "Establishing Contacts — Initiating Projects — Building Confidence: Impetus for the Development of the German-Russian Ties"

On June 28-30 Krasnodar hosted the XIV Conference of Partner Cities of Russia and Germany entitled "Establishing Contacts — Initiating Projects — Building Confidence: Impetus for the Development of the German-Russian Ties", attended by Olga Iakimenko, Head of Internet Projects and Marketing Communications of ICSER Leontief Centre.

29.06.2017 :: Delegation of Seoul (Republic of Korea) Visited the Leontief Centre

On June 29, the delegation of the Legislative Assembly of the Gwanak District (Seoul, Republic of Korea), led by Deputy Chairman Chu Sungjae, visited the Leontief Centre.

23.06.2017 :: Irina Karelina, Elena Belova, Boris Zhikharevich and Elena Chetvergova Took Part in the Working Group Meeting of All-Russia Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia" (Moscow, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation)

Director-General Irina Karelina, Director of the Resource Center for Strategic Planning under Leontief Centre Boris Zhikharevich, Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova and Press-Secretary – Head of Publication and Advertising Department Elena Chetvergova took part in the working group meeting on organization of the All-Russia Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia" (Moscow, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation).

21.06.2017 :: Thymen Kouwenaar Made a Report on the Theme "Paris Agreement Wake-Up Call: Prepare to Deal with the Effects of Climate Change!" at the Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On June 21, Thymen Kouwenaar, Leading Researcher of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands, made a report on the theme "Paris Agreement wake-up call: prepare to deal with the effects of climate change!" at the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS.

20.06.2017 :: Leonid Limonov Took Part in the Round Table "Urban Policy: Public Spaces as a New Resource of Development"

On June 20, Director-Coordinator for Research Programmes Leonid Limonov took part in the round table "Urban Policy: Public Spaces as a New Resource of Development" (St. Petersburg, Azimut Hotel), organized by business analytic magazine "Expert North-West ". The round table aimed at discussing the use of urban spaces, changes in people’s lifestyle, production and consumption patterns, urban policy issues, sustainable development, attraction and use of human capital.

17.06.2017 :: Leontief Centre Employees Took Part in the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics - "1917-2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development" (NRU HSE in St. Petersburg)

Director-Coordinator for Research Programmes Leonid Limonov, Senior Research Fellow Andrey Zaostrovtsev, Research Fellow of ANO ICSER Leontief Centre Marina Nesena, Head of Research Department Nina Oding, Research Fellow Andrey Yushkov took part in the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics - "1917-2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development", held in National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg. Leonid Limonov and Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina were members of the Academic Council and the Congress Organizing Committee. Leontief Centre was the Congress partner in organizing and holding two special sessions – "Russian Post-Communist Institutions in Comparative Perspective: Modernization or Path Dependence?" and "Empirical Studies of Russian Economy".

16.06.2017 :: Interregional Forum "Sustainable Competitive Region" (The Third Strategic Session within the Strategy for Development of Krasnodar Region)

On June 15-16, the Interregional Forum "Sustainable Competitive Region" was held in Krasnodar (the Third strategic session within the Strategy for Development of Krasnodar Region, currently being developed by the Consortium Leontief Centre – AV Group).

15.06.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in the Meeting of Interreg Baltic Sea Region Monitoring Committee 2014-2020 (Berlin, Germany)

On June 15, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in the meeting of Interreg Baltic Sea Region Monitoring Committee 2014-2020 (Berlin, Germany).

14.06.2017 :: B.S. Zhikharevich and A.B. Krylovskiy Acquainted the Governor of the Krasnodar Region with Implementation Progress of the Project "Kuban-30"

On June 14, the Governor of the Krasnodar Region V.I. Kondratiev met with representatives of ICSER Leontief Centre, responsible for implementation of the draft Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar region. Director of the Resource Centre for Strategic Planning under Leontief Centre B.S. Zhikharevich and Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre-AV Group A.B. Krylovskiy acquainted the Head of the region with results of the diagnosis and draft doctrine of the region development. The meeting was also attended by the Vice-Governors I.P. Galas and S.V. Altukhov.

14.06.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On June 14, the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held.

14.06.2017 :: Irina Karelina and Elena Belova Took Part in the 8th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (Berlin, Germany)

On June 12-14, the 8th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR was held in Berlin, attended by Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina and Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova. Forum organizers: Federal Foreign Office together with the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe - Baltic Sea Commission and in close cooperation with the European Commission.

13.06.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 58 review covered the period May 2017.

09.06.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On June 9, the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held.

08.06.2017 :: Olga Iakimenko Took Part in VII International Forum of the Kaliningrad Partner Regions

On June 6-8, 2017 the VII International Forum of the Kaliningrad Partner Regions was held in Kaliningrad, attended by Olga Iakimenko, Head of Internet-Projects and Marketing Communications of ICSER Leontief Centre, Green Mobility Project Development Coordinator.

06.06.2017 :: Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre-AV Group A.B. Krylovskiy Took Part in a Strategic Session of the Black Sea Economic Zone

On June 6, the Project Manager, Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre-AV Group A.B. Krylovskiy took part in the strategic session of Black Sea economic zone, where he presented an investment potential of the Strategy for Development of Krasnodar region and Black Sea economic zone.

05.06.2017 :: The Russian-American Seminar "Russia and U.S.: Understanding and Trust Challenges" Supported by ICSER Leontief Centre

On June 5 the Russian-American Seminar "Russia and U.S.: Understanding and Trust Challenges" was held within VI International Conference "Business Ethics and National Models of Behavior" (St. Petersburg). Organizers: St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Wharton School’s Zicklin Center for Business Ethics with participation of European University at St. Petersburg and ICSER Leontief Center.

01.06.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On June 1, the expanded meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held.

31.05.2017 :: Article of A.P. Zaostrovtsev Published in "Economic Policy" Journal

The article "The XVI Annual International Conference "Leontief Readings" — "Russia 1917–2017: European Modernization or Sonderweg?" of A.P. Zaostrovtsev, Senior Research Fellow published in "Economic Policy" Journal, vol. 12, №2 (April).

30.05.2017 :: The Expanded Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On May 30, the expanded meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economy and Society" of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held in the conference hall of Leontief Centre. The seminar participants discussed challenges and features of the labour market in St. Petersburg. The keynote speech was made by D.S. Cherneyko, Chairman of the Committee on Labor and Employment of the Population of St. Petersburg.

30.05.2017 :: Leontief Centre Signed a Cooperation Agreement with Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg Branch

On May 30, Leontief Centre and Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg branch had a ceremony of signing a cooperation agreement in the framework of the expanded meeting of interdisciplinary seminar "Economics and Society".

29.05.2017 :: Analytical Review "The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg"

Employees of Leontief Centre prepared the regular issue of the review "The General Characteristic of Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg», №146.

29.05.2017 :: Elena Belova Took Part in a Conference "The Baltic Sea Region: From Planning to Joint Actions" (St. Petersburg)

The Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova took part in the conference "The Baltic Sea Region: From Planning to Joint Actions" (St. Petersburg). Elena Belova presented the priority areas and tools for align the Macro-regional Strategy of the North-West Federal District of the Russian Federation with EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

27.05.2017 :: Denis Kadochnikov, Nina Oding, Lev Savulkin and Andrey Yushkov Took Part in the VI International Conference "Cinema and Capital" (St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

On May 26-27 Senior Reseach Fellow Denis Kadochnikov, Head of Research Department Nina Oding, Senior Reseach Fellow Lev Savulkin and Junior Research Fellow Andrey Yushkov took part in the VI International Conference "Cinema and Capital" (St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences). Conference Organizer – Center for Study of Economic Culture of SPbSU.

24.05.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in 6th meeting of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Monitoring Committee

On May 23-24, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in 6th meeting of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Monitoring Committee held in Helsinki (Finland).

23.05.2017 :: Vadim Rossman’s Report "Why Do States Relocate Its Capital Cities?" at the Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

Vadim Rossman, Doctor of Philosophy and Political Sciences, Senior Research Fellow of Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (Washington, USA) made a report on the theme "Why Do States Relocate Its Capital Cities?" at the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS "Economy and Society".

22.05.2017 :: Paper “Yegor Gaidar’s Philosophy of History” of Research Advisor of ICSER Leontief Centre Sergey Vasiliev Published on Leontief Centre Website

On May 22, the paper “Yegor Gaidar’s Philosophy of History” of Research Advisor of ICSER Leontief Centre Sergey Vasiliev published on Leontief Centre website for prior acquaintance. On July 10 the paper will be presented and discussed at the regular regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS “Economy and Society”.

22.05.2017 :: The Secretary General Elena Belova Took Part in a Workshop "Cooperating with Russian Partners-Building on the Past, Looking to the Future" within the Conference of Finnish and Russian Twin Cities

The Secretary General of ICSER Leontief Centre, Member of Russian National Sub-Committee under INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020 Elena Belova took part in a Workshop "Cooperating with Russian Partners-Building on the Past, Looking to the Future" within the 5th Conference of Finnish and Russian Twin Cities (Turku, Finland).

19.05.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in 75th VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region Meeting (Stockholm, Sweden)

On May 18-19, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre, Member of VASAB Committee Irina Karelina took part in VASAB CSDP/BSR meeting (Stockholm, Sweden). One of key challenges to discuss was preparing the regular Conference of Ministers Responsible for Spatial Planning and Development. Besides, Irina Karelina participated in VASAB workshop on territorial monitoring (Smart Urban – Rural Cooperation).

19.05.2017 :: Leonid Limonov Took Part in the International Conference "Shaping Regional Futures: Designing and Visioning in Governance Rescaling" (Florence, Italy)

On May 18-19 Director-Coordinator of Scientific-Research Programmes Leonid Limonov took part in the international conference "Shaping Regional Futures: Designing and Visioning in Governance Rescaling" (Florence, Italy).

19.05.2017 :: Elena Belova Took Part in the III Annual International Forum of Cross-Border Regions (Pskov)

On May 17-19, the III Annual International Forum of Cross-Border Regions was held in Pskov, attended by Secretary General of ICSER Leontief Centre, Head of Development Department Elena Belova. Forum organizers: Pskov Region Administration; Pskov Region Investment Development Agency; supported by Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

18.05.2017 :: The Territorial Strategic Session of Eastern Economic Zone Was Held in Armavir within Implementation of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Krasnodar Region

On May 18, the territorial strategic session of Eastern economic zone was held in Armavir within implementation of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Krasnodar region. Implementation of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Krasnodar Region until 2030 has started in 2016 on behalf of the Governor of Krasnodar region. Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group is a key partner and expert.

17.05.2017 :: Monograph "Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations" Published. Research Fellow of ICSER Leontief Centre A.O. Yushkov and Associate Professor of St. Petersburg State University S.V. Maslova Are Authors of One of the Chapters.

The Monograph "Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations" published (edited by Nikolai Mouraviev and Nada Kakabadse, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Great Britain). Research Fellow of ICSER Leontief Centre A.O. Yushkov and Associate Professor of St. Petersburg State University S.V. Maslova are authors of one of the chapters.

16.05.2017 :: Start of Strategic Session within Development of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Republic of Adygeya

On May 16, the strategic session within development of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Republic of Adygeya started in Maikop, moderated by experts of the Consortium Leontief Center – AV Group.

12.05.2017 :: Development of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania until 2030 Was Discussed at the Meeting of Council on Economy, Innovation and Competition Policy under Head of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Implemented

On May 12, the Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania until 2030 was discussed at the meeting of Council on Economy, Innovation and Competition Policy under Head of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania Vyacheslav Bitarov, Implemented by Consortium Leontief Centre –AV Group.

11.05.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 57 review covered the period April 2017.

27.04.2017 :: Irina Karelina and Elena Belova Took Part in a Meeting of the Russian National Sub-Committee (Moscow, Ministry of Economic Development of Russia)

On April 27, 2017 Irina Karelina, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre and Elena Belova, Secretary General, Head of Development Department of ICSER Leontief Centre took part in the meeting of RNSC held in Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, Moscow. Participants considered 24 project applications with Russian partners, presented by the 2nd step of 2nd call within INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020. The special attention was paid to value of expected results for the regions’ development, alignment with strategic goals of the regions and the North-West Federal District, competences of Russian partners to take part in a particular project and estimates of applications’ quality, proposed by the Joint Secretariat.

27.04.2017 :: Boris Zhikharevich and Alexey Krylovskiy Took Part in Opening of the Russian Venture Forum (Innopolis City)

Director of the Resource Centre for Strategic Planning under Leontief Centre Boris Zhikharevich and Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group took part in opening of the Russian Venture Forum (Innopolis City).

27.04.2017 :: The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Was Informed on Preparing the Development Strategy of Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, where Is Involved ICSER Leontief Centre

On April 27, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin approved the work on the development Programme of Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, being implemented jointly with ICSER Leontief Centre, during a working meeting with the Head of Republic of North Ossetia-Alania Vyacheslav Bitarov.

27.04.2017 :: The Issue of Journal “Regional Economy. South of Russia” №1 (15), 2017 Published, Using Materials of Strategic Planning Forum 2016, Organized by ICSER Leontief Centre

On April 27, the special issue of journal “Regional Economy. South of Russia” №1 (15), 2017 was published, using materials of Strategic Planning Forum 2016. Forum organizers: State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Government of St. Petersburg, Center for Strategic Research Foundation, ICSER Leontief Centre.

26.04.2017 :: Irina Karelina, Elena Belova, Boris Zhikharevich and Elena Chetvergova Took Part in a Meeting of the Working Group of All-Russia Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia" (Moscow, Ministry of Economic Development of Russia)

Director-General Irina Karelina, Director of the Resource Center for Strategic Planning under Leontief Centre Boris Zhikharevich, Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova and Press Secretary, Head of Publication and Advertising Department Elena Chetvergova took part in the meeting of the working group under Organizing Committee of All-Russia Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia" (Moscow, Ministry of Economic Development of Russia). The working group approved the Forum dates – October 23-24, 2017 and the main topic – Implementation Tools and Resources. As always, Forum will be held in St. Petersburg.

25.04.2017 :: Strategic Planning Forum 2017 Launched the Website

On the official website of XVI All-Russia Forum “Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia: Implementation Tools and Resources” you can study the Programme Concept 2017, including a preliminary list of the round tables.

25.04.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On April 25, 2017, the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held in the conference hall of Leontief Centre.

21.04.2017 :: Elena Belova and Boris Zhikharevich Took Part in a Seminar-Dialogue "Towards Baltic 2030 - From Talk to Work"

The Secretary General of ICSER Leontief Centre, Head of Development Department Elena Belova and Director of the Resource Center for Strategic Planning under ICSER Leontief Centre Boris Zhikharevich took part in the seminar-dialogue "Towards Baltic 2030 - From Talk to Work" during the events program of the 14th Deutsche Woche in St. Petersburg at the Lecture Hall of Peter and Paul Fortress. Seminar Organizers: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat in partnership with Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg jointly with Committee for Nature Use, Environmental Protection and Ecological Safety, ICSER Leontief Centre, St. Petersburg State Company "Mineral", Russian Geographical Society.

18.04.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in a Meeting of the Public Council on Small Business Development under the Governor of St. Petersburg

On April 18, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in the meeting of the Public Council on small business development under the Governor of St. Petersburg. The meeting was devoted to the Report on activities of the Public Council on small business development under the Governor of St. Petersburg for the first quarter of 2017 and the state support to small and medium entrepreneurship in 2017.

17.04.2017 :: URAIT Publishing House Has Published a Second Edition of the Textbook Prepared by a Team of Experts of ICSER Leontief Centre

URAIT publishing house has published the second revised and expanded edition of the textbook, prepared by the team of experts of ICSER Leontief Centre, supported by ANO ICSER Leontief Centre Endowment Fund – "Regional Economy and Spatial Development".

10.04.2017 :: Analytical Review "The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg"

Employees of Leontief Centre prepared the regular issue of the review "The General Characteristic of Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg», №145.

10.04.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in the Board Meeting of Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks (ARETT)

On April 10, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in the Board Meeting of Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks (ARETT).

08.04.2017 :: Experts of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group Held the Second Strategic Session

On 7-8 April in Vladikavkaz the second strategic planning session under development of the Strategy of Republic of North Ossetia – Alania was held in the conference hall of the North Ossetian State University.The session was guided by 13 experts of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group providing consulting support to the Strategy development.

08.04.2017 :: The Seminar-Dialogue "Green Mobility – Towards Clean, Healthy and Accessible Environment" was held in Kaliningrad

On April 6-8, 2017 Kaliningrad was visited by Russian and foreign experts under international cooperation project between Nordic countries and North-West Russia Green Mobility to present and share the best solutions in development of cycling culture and infrastructure, non-motorised modes of transport, sustainable urban development.

07.04.2017 :: А.O. Yushkov Took Part in the Russian-German Seminar on Federalism under German Week in St. Petersburg

On April 7, Research Fellow of ICSER Leontief Centre A.O. Yushkov took part in the Russian-German seminar "Dividing Powers and Money: Federalism and Decentralization in Russia and Germany" under German Week in St. Petersburg.

06.04.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 56 review covered the period March 2017.

05.04.2017 :: On January-March the Master Students of St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Humanities of HSE Had a Practice in ICSER Leontief Centre

On January-March the 2nd year master students of St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Humanities of HSE had a practice in ICSER Leontief Centre. The practice was supervised by: Director-Coordinator for Scientific-Research Programs Leonid Limonov, Head of Territorial Strategic Planning Department Arthur Batchaev, Senior Research Fellow Lev Savulkin.

04.04.2017 :: A.O. Yushkov Made a Report at the Regular Seminar of the Bank of Finland

On April 4, Research Fellow of ICSER Leontief Centre A.O. Yushkov made a report on the theme "Transfer Dependence, Resource Abundance, and Regional Economic Performance: New Evidence from Russia" at the regular seminar of Bank of Finland’s Institute for Economies in Transition.

30.03.2017 :: Brochure "Strategic Planning in Small Cities of Russia" Is Out of Print

The brochure contains basic information on strategic planning and the main provisions of the Federal Law of the Russian Federation from June 28, 2014 № 172-FL "On strategic planning in the Russian Federation". Possible and practical ways of integrating settlements into the strategy development processes are shown. The examples of Russian and foreign practices of strategizing in small settlements are given. The brochure is recommended for representatives of the primary level of local government — urban and rural settlements, as well as practices of strategic planning. The full text is available on the website of the Resource Centre for Strategic Planning.

29.03.2017 :: The Professions Day in ICSER Leontief Centre

On March 28, under the Professions Day in Higher School of Economics - St. Petersburg branch, the representatives of the educational program "Administration and Analytics in Public Sector" and experts of ICSER Leontief Centre met with schoolchildren of the 10th and 11th grades.

28.03.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar "Economy and Society"

On March 28, 2017, the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar of ICSER Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute of RAS, Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg Institute for Economics and Mathematics of RAS was held in the conference hall of Leontief Centre. D.E. Tolmachev made a report on the theme "Evaluation of the perspective development of international cooperation in the field of new production technologies at the country, region, university, company levels".

24.03.2017 :: Irina Karelina and Arthur Batchaev Participated in a Reporting Board of the Committee on Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg

The Reporting Board of the Committee was held on 24 March 2017 in the Committee on Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg. The Acting Chairman of the Committee Valery Moskalenko gave a report on the results of work of the Committee in 2016 and the goals for 2017. From the Leontief Centre meeting was attended by Director-General Irina Karelina and Head of Department for Territorial Strategic Planning Arthur Batchaev.

22.03.2017 :: The Head of Krasnodar City Municipal Formation Met with Representatives of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group

On March 22 the Head of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov met representatives of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group to discuss the preparation of the Strategy of socio-economic development of Krasnodar region until 2030. At the meeting, the participants have reviewed the results of the territorial strategic session held on March 20-21 in Krasnodar by the Consortium during the preparation of the Strategy of socio-economic development of Krasnodar region until 2030.

22.03.2017 :: Irina Karelina and Elena Belova Took Part in the XVIII International Environmental Forum "Baltic Sea Day" in St. Petersburg

On March 22, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina and Secretary General, Head of Development Department Elena Belova took part in the XVIII International Environmental Forum "Baltic Sea Day" in St. Petersburg. Irina Karelina made a report on the theme "Cooperation in the Baltic Sea region – partnership in INTERREG" at the round table "Baltic Sea – sustainable development territory".

21.03.2017 :: The Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group Held a Territorial Strategic Session in Krasnodar

On March 21 the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group held a territorial strategic session in Krasnodar. In the framework of the session invited guests and experts shared opinions and visions of the current situation and prospects for the development of the Kuban capital. The session was attended by the Head of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov. The specialists of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group have presented interim results of the diagnostics of socio-economic development of Krasnodar region that will be the basis of the future Strategy, and also the analysis of several aspects of development of Krasnodar.

20.03.2017 :: The Website of the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar Region Is Opened

Now everyone can monitor implementation of the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar Region on the website developed by the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group.

13.03.2017 :: StratPlan.ru Summed Up the Year’s Results

In February 2017 it was turned a year from the beginning of the work of updated StratPlan.ru portal, publication of a bulletin "Strategic Planning News" and holding a newsletter.

06.03.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 55 review covered the period February 2017.

03.03.2017 :: Elena Belova and Olga Iakimenko Took Part in a Study Visit to Oulu (Finland) under Green Mobility Project – Towards Clean, Healthy and Accessible Environment

From February 27 to March 2 Russian experts had the study visit to Oulu (Finland), Winter Cycling Capital of the World under Green Mobility Project – Towards Clean, Healthy and Accessible Environment. A delegation of Russian experts presented by the Cycling Advisor of the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg, employees of the St. Petersburg Parking Management Center, representatives of the public project Velosipedization of St. Petersburg, Petrozavodsk City Administration and VELOVE cycling movement has visited Oulu to get acquainted with organization of the bicycle infrastructure. Elena Belova, Project Coordinator and Olga Iakimenko, Development Coordinator presented the ICSER Leontief Centre.

02.03.2017 :: Moderators of Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group Took Part in the Session under the Project "Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar Region until 2030"

On March 1-2 the territorial strategic session was held in Sochi under the Project "Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar Region until 2030". About one hundred stakeholders with the participation of nine moderators of Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group discussed the development trends and flagship projects of Sochi resort city.

28.02.2017 :: Boris Zhikharevich and Alexey Krylovsky Took Part in the Russian Investment Forum "Sochi 2017"

On February 27-28 Director of Resource Centre on Strategic Planning under Leontief Centre Boris Zhikharevich and Managing Director of the Consortium Leontief Centre - AV Group Alexey Krylovsky took part in the three round tables organized at the stand of Krasnodar region under the Russian Investment Forum "Sochi 2017" as speakers and moderators.

22.02.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 54 review covered the period January 2017.

18.02.2017 :: The XVI Annual International Conference "Leontief Readings"

On February 17-18 the XVI Annual International Conference "Leontief Readings" – "Russia 1917 – 2017: European Modernization or Sonderweg?" was held. Organizer - ICSER Leontief Centre. Media Partners – Journals: Economic Policy, Finance and Business, Social Sciences and Modernity.

17.02.2017 :: Analytical Review "The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg"

Employees of Leontief Centre prepared the regular issue of the review "The General Characteristic of Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg», №144.

10.02.2017 :: Irina Karelina Made a Report at the Meeting of Expert Council of the Strategic Partnership "North-West"

On February 10 Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina made a report at the meeting of Expert Council of the Strategic Partnership "North-West".

06.02.2017 :: Presentation of Leontief Centre Base Department at Winter School - 2017

ICSER Leontief Centre Base Department’s employees took an active part in work of the Winter School - 2017, NRU HSE - St. Petersburg branch.

31.01.2017 :: The Regular Meeting of Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar of Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute, HSE and St. Petersburg Institute of RAS "Economy and Society"

On January 31, 2016, the regular meeting of joint interdisciplinary seminar of Leontief Centre, Sociological Institute, HSE and St. Petersburg Institute of RAS was held in the conference hall of Leontief Centre. Andrey Zaostrovtsev, Senior Research Fellow of ICSER Leontief Centre, Professor of NRU HSE - St. Petersburg branch, made a report on the theme "Universal Suffrage as Pollution of the Environment: The Economic Analysis".

28.01.2017 :: The Ashes of Ljubo Sirc (1920-2016) Buried in the City of Kranj (Slovenia)

On January 28, the interment of ashes of Ljubo Sirc (1920-2016), an outstanding economist, laureate of the International Leontief Medal "For Contribution to Economic Reforms" was held in his hometown of Kranj (Slovenia).

25.01.2017 :: New Projects of Leontief Centre Base Department

On January 24 the Base Department employees held a meeting with the students from HRU HSE - St. Petersburg branch to discuss two new projects.

23.01.2017 :: The First Strategic Session under the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar Region until 2030 Has Started in Krasnodar

The first strategic session under the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of Krasnodar Region until 2030 has started in the capital of Krasnodar region. The event takes place at the Chamber of Commerce of the Krasnodar region.

23.01.2017 :: The Project "Strategies of Small Towns: Territory of Creativity" Is Successfully Completed

The executive summary on results of the Project "Strategies of Small Towns: Territory of Creativity" is published o the website "Regions and Cities - Strategists".

20.01.2017 :: Consortium Leontief Centre - Av Group Held an Event under the Project "Expert Support in Implementation of Strategic Development Directions of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania until 2030" in Vladikavkaz

From 18 to 20 January Consortium Leontief Centre - Av Group held the event under the Project "Expert Support in Implementation of Strategic Development Directions of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania until 2030" in Vladikavkaz. The event was held in the form of strategic session and provided dialogue between experts and representatives of the ministries and municipalities of the Republic.

17.01.2017 :: Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 53 review covered the period December 2016.

13.01.2017 :: Irina Karelina Took Part in a Meeting of the Working Group of INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Monitoring Committee

On January 13, Director-General of ICSER Leontief Centre Irina Karelina took part in the meeting of the Working Group of INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Monitoring Committee to discuss the 2nd call for submission of project applications.



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