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May 2018
21 June

THE HIGH-GROWTH MARKETS ECONOMISTS' ROUND TABLE

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 4, Hall 4.3


The ongoing European financial crisis, elections in several major G8 countries, political instability in the Middle East, and volatile energy prices are just a few of the factors contributing to economic uncertainty. What are the key risks and opportunities for the global economy – in particular for major emerging economic powers – over the coming 12 to 18 months?


In cooperation with VTB Capital
Moderator:
Sergei Guriev, Rector, New Economic School
Panelists:
Cevdet Akçay, Chief Economist, Koç Financial Services and Yapı Kredi
Simeon Djankov, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance of Bulgaria
Alexei Kudrin, Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University
Yaroslav Lissovolik, Member of the Management Board, Chief Economist, Head of Company Research, Deutsche Bank in Russia
Dr. Jun Ma, Managing Director, Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank in China
Vladimir Mau, President, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Alexey Moiseev, Head of Macroeconomy Analysis, VTB Capital
Roland Nash, Senior Partner, Chief Investment Strategist, Verno Capital
Peter Ong, Head of Civil Service Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary (Special Duties), Prime Minister’s Office, Government of Singapore
Thomas Scott, Chief Economist, Development Bank of Southern Africa
Dr. Lúcio Vinhas de Souza, Sovereign Chief Economist, Moody’s Investor Services
Oleg Viyugin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, MDM Bank

Highlights

The problem is not that the debt is too large; but that the debt was evidently not created and used effectively enough.

Oleg Viyugin
Chairman of the Board of Directors, MDM Bank

No serious crisis prevention measures were taken this year.

Alexei Kudrin
Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University

This is a crisis of the traditional welfare state. It is impossible to get out of this crisis while saving the welfare state - which is what a significant part of Europe has been doing up to now.

Vladimir Mau
President, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Admittedly, the demographics, competitiveness and fiscal policy of Europe are inconsistent.

Vladimir Mau
President, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

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