Second World Congress of Comparative Economics
The Second World Congress of Comparative Economics “1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development” was held at National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia) on June 15 – 17, 2017, following the first successful meeting in Rome in 2015.
The congress brought together more than 350 academics and experts from around the world to discuss a broad spectrum of economics issues in a comparative perspective, both at micro and macro level of analysis. The conference was organized by the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), the Association for Comparative Economic Studies (ACES), the Japanese Association for Comparative Economic Studies (JACES) and the Korean Association for Comparative Economic Studies (KACES) along with other scientific associations and networks. HSE-Saint Petersburg was a local organizer.
The congress included plenary sessions, workshops, the editors’ panel and special events, as well as keynote presentations by Gerard Roland (University of California, Berkeley, USA), Alexander Auzan (Moscow State University, Russia), and James Kung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China).
Some of the ICSID and IIMS team members presented their papers at the congress:
Andrei Yakovlev «Prerequisites for the Formation of a New Developmental Model in Russian Region: The Case of Tatarstan»; «Russian Fast-Growing Firms (Gazelles) and North’s Development Paradigm»
Boris Kuznetsov «The Impact of the Strategic Partnerships on the Innovation Behaviour and Performance of Firms: the case of Russian manufacturing»
Israel Marques «Raiders, Property Rights, and Investment: Evidence from Russia’s Regions»; «Public-Private Partnerships under Weak Institutions: Co-investment and the Case of Vocational Education in Russia’s Regions»
Anton Kazun «Violent Pressure on Business and Economic Development of Russian Regions», «Lawyers’ Organizations as Drivers of Social Changes in Developing Countries: Evidence from Russia»
Nina Ershova «Collective Action of Foreign Business in Russia: The Main Organizational Forms, Stages, and Factors of Their Evolution»
Maria Julia Silvagni «Higher Literacy Skills, Better Occupation? Evidence from Russia 1897-1926»
Denis Ivanov «Loss of Human Capital and Development: Evidence from Russian Germans Repatriation»
Alexander Libman «Sub-National Political Regimes and Formal Economic Regulation: Evidence from Russian Regions»
Michael Rochlitz «The Political Economy of Regional Investment Promotion: Experimental Evidence from Russia»