Young people are the future of the country, and it is their view that will play a key role in forming Russias strategy for economic development over the next 25 years. Rapid scientific and technical advances and modern technological breakthroughs have encouraged the global community to seek ways of adapting to structural economic, societal, and other changes. This new industrialization raises the question of what the Russian economy will be like in 2030. What future challenges will face Russian society and the economic elite? To answer these questions, we must identify the benchmarks which will be key to meeting the needs of society, the family unit, and government. In this changing environment, it is the outlook of young people that will help determine the optimal direction for the Russian economy, while preserving national identity. The Economy of the Future will be held in the format of a discussion show, and will serve as a platform for students at leading Russian universities to present their views on the economy of the future.