Effective immigration policies are increasingly a priority for international businesses, as they wish to deploy talent to invest, innovate, manufacture, sell, and service on a global basis. But immigration presents many complex societal issues, and while various economies may adopt best practices, no one size fits all. How important are sound immigration policies in maintaining economic competitiveness? Which are the key priorities that MNCs would like to adopt in order to improve the global business environment?
Alexey Bobrovsky , Head of the Economic Programme, Russia 24 TV Channel
Timothy J. Colton , Chair, Department of Government, Harvard University
Yaroslav Kuzminov , Rector, National Research University Higher School of Economics
David Owen , Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte CIS
Maxim Topilin , Minister of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation
Andrei Fursenko , Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Frank Schauff , Chief Executive Officer, Association of European Businesses