Roscongress Foundation, in cooperation with the Russian regions, is continuing
their work in gathering and scaling best practices, organising meetings between
representatives of Russian federal subjects and leading businessmen,
representatives of government agencies, and experts. On 22 April, an online
meeting was with the Russian economist and member of the
Government Commission on Administrative Reform Alexander Auzan.
and institutional measures can be taken to support entrepreneurs and help
mitigate any crises during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sharing
information, conducting expert evaluations, sharing support practices for
entrepreneurship, while discussing both the Russian and global economies at
large with Russias best economists are all among the measures to advance the
search for effective business solutions.
to Alexander Auzan, the COVID-19 pandemic is a direct result of globalization
and has provoked an external shock crisis. Such a crisis is characterized by
changes in the relative prices of assets, the application of authoritarian
methods and competition crises, growing demand for new technologies, and a
restructuring of global economic relations. Dr. Auzan analysed the Russian
approach to finding balance in this difficult situation, including regional
quarantine management and economic activity.
Auzan is a Doctor of Economic Sciences, Dean of the Faculty of Economics at
Lomonosov Moscow State University, a
professor, a commentator, Head of the Department of Applied Institutional
Economics, a public figure, President of the Social Contract National Project
Institute, and a member of various collegial management bodies.
The recorded version of
the online meeting can be found on the Roscongress Foundation YouTube channel. The Roscongress Foundations Best Practices website (link in
Russian) features a variety of regional best practices for attracting
investment, increasing labour productivity, and implementing national projects.