The level of uncertainty about future economic trends remains very high. Experts err in projections, and the government often needs to change plans in response to new dynamics. Political aspects often take center stage clouding judgment on the merits of economic issues. How does one avoid wishful thinking in this situation? Has the crisis bottomed out in Russia? What will happen with the Rouble? Are we to expect an new wave of the global crisis?
Konstantin Remchukov , General Director, Editor-in-Chief, Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Herman Gref , Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank
Alexey Kudrin , Chairman of the Board, Center for Strategic Research Foundation; Deputy Chairman, Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation
Igor Shuvalov , First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation