Policymakers are increasingly turning to foresight techniques for guidance when addressing the wide array of problems and challenges arising in their work. A new book co-edited by Leonid Gokhberg, Dirk Meissner, and Alexander Sokolov from the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), attempts to add another dimension – namely, opportunities – that can come from proper application of foresight techniques. Deploying Foresight for Policy and Strategy Makers: Creating Opportunities Through Public Policies and Corporate Strategies in Science, Technology and Innovation (Springer, 2016) features essays by more than a dozen scholars on various aspects of foresight application in today’s policy environment.
Wednesday, October 18
Concert of the Music Projects Centre: Alexei Lubimov (piano)
Thursday, October 19
Deadline for submissions: May 22
Seminar 'On Modalities and Quantifiers' by Melvin Fitting
ICEF/LFE Research Seminar on 'Exchange Competition, Entry, and Welfare'