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Productivity, diversification and sustainable economic growth

On April 15, at the XXII April Conference, a round table "Productivity, Diversification and Sustainable Economic Growth" was held. It was attended by Russian and international experts in economics.At the event, the participants discussed the following issues:- What are the risks for the economy's dependence on raw materials for its long-term growth?- What are possible measures to diversify the economy?- What are the possible negative medium-term consequences of diversification in terms of falling incomes, inequality and poverty?- Does the Russian economy require diversification? If so, what are the main approaches to its implementation?

Chairman-Lev I. Jakobson (HSE University)

Participants: Bart van Ark (University of Manchester), Hansjörg Blöchliger (OECD), Dmitry Zaitsev (Auditor of the Russian Federation Accounts Chamber), Oleg Zamulin (Center for Macroeconomic Research of Sberbank), Polina Kryuchkova (Deputy Minister of Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development)

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