On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 19:00, we had an online discussion about economics with economist Sergei Guriev.
Sergei graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, studied at MIT. He previously held the position of chief economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2015 - 2019) and was the rector of the Russian School of Economics.
The issues for the discussion:
- rivalry between the United States and China - how stable the Chinese model of successful development of an authoritarian state with digital control of the population is,
- inflation in the USA and Russia,
- when the US Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program will end and what its impact on stock markets is,
- stagflation prospects,
- budgetary federalism in Russia,
- gender equality,
- economic efficiency
You can watch the full discussion here.