6 may 2013

Institute of Economic Studies, Karelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Young Scientists and Specialists Board of the Republic of Karelia with support from the Government of the Republic of Karelia invite you to take part in the 5th Youth Economic Forum “International economic integration” that will take place in November 14-15, 2013 in Petrozavodsk.




The 5th Youth Economic Forum is devoted to international economic integration and its manifestations at different levels: from the global through the local. The Forum participants are encouraged to discuss the problems of economic interactions between countries and regions related to establishment of the international labour division system, relaxation of barriers and promotion of resource mobility, formation of integration networks and establishments, as well as the political, legal and social aspects of the problem.

The following thematic areas are suggested for sessions and roundtables:

  • Economic integration of countries and regions as an aspect of the globalization of the world economy;
  • International political integration processes and their effect on socioeconomic development;
  • Formation of regional integration arrangements;
  • Eurasian economic integration;
  • Integration between Russia and European Union (EURegio Karelia experience);
  • Russia and WTO: first results of the integration process;
  • Russian business in the international labour division system;
  • Interregional integration and national economic space of Russia;
  • Cross-border cooperation between regions and municipalities;
  • Integration and innovation-driven development;
  • Social and legal aspects of economic integration;
  • Migration challenges in the progress of integration processes;
  • Integration for sustainable development and transition to the “green economy”.

Participants: University students, doctoral and postdoctoral students, young scientists, as well as their research supervisors are invited to participate. A special session with a wide range of economic topics will be organized for schoolchildren. There are no age limitations: any individuals or organizations with interests of relevance for the Forum profile and the youth scientific policy are welcome.

Please submit your application for participation in the Forum and the full text of your paper at forum_insteco@inbox.ru before September 15th, 2013.

You can register and see the guidelines for authors at the Forum website: http://econforum.ru/

You can also download the First Circular of the Forum.