International Academic Conference - Economic and Social Development 

Moscow - 10th-13th April 2018


On April 10-13th, 2018, the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), with the support of the World Bank, will be holding the 19th International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development in Moscow. The Conference’s Programme Committee is chaired by Professor Evgeny Yasin, HSE Academic Supervisor.

Interested researchers are now being invited to submit extended abstracts of their papers for presentation at the Conference. Proposals must be submitted through HSE’s online system at 

The closing date for submissions is November 13th, 2017.

Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of independent experts, after which the Programme Committee will send notifications on the acceptance of proposals by January 25th, 2018.

Online registration for participation in the Conference (without presentation) will be open until March 16th, 2018 at

The Conference’s working languages are Russian and English.

Participants from CIS and Eastern European countries whose papers have been included in the Conference Programme may apply for a grant from the World Bank to cover travel and accommodation costs. Applications should be sent to by February 12th, 2018.

HSE are long term friends of IPM, indeed we recently visited them. You can find out more about this via the link to the right of this page.

This looks like a great event that will be of interest to many of our Members. We'd encourage anyone who hasn't visited Moscow to submit a paper, it is a fascinating city!