Perspectives of Socio-Economic Development of border regions in Petrozavodsk, June 10, 2014

First Circular Institute of Economics of Karelian Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences invites you to take part in the International Conference: The perspectives of socio-economic development of border regions in Petrozavodsk June 10, 2014.

Registration deadline is May 25th, 2014. Personal participation is acceptable only.

The best conference reports will be recommended for publication in the scientific journal “Proceedings of the Karelian Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Region: Economics and Management Series”.
The deadline for sections and round tables proposals is May 1th, 2014. Registration form can be found here.

The conference offers opportunities to discuss the following issues:

  • Border position as a factor of regional development;
  • Border regions adaptation to changes in the global economy;
  • Cross-border cooperation and economy modernization;
  • Investment climate and foreign investments in the border regions;
  • Socio-economic differentiation of border regions;
  • Specific features of regional policy in the case of border regions;
  • The new institutions of economic cooperation for border regions;
  • The economic security of border regions
  • Migration in border regions;
  • The practice of cross-border cooperation at the municipal level.

Contact information:
Lubov Kulakova,
Secretary for Science in the Institute of Economics, KarRC, RAS
Tel ./fax +7 8142 57 07 27

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