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The Seventh Symposium on the Russian Economy

  1. Date: 1st and 2nd of March 1998
  2. Place: Room 404, 4F, Economic Planning Agency, 3-1-1, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
  3. Draft Agenda March 1 Mon. 10:00-10:10 Opening remarks 10:10-10:40 Keynote speech Dr. Shapovalyanz, Minister of Economy
March 1 Mon.
10:00-10:10 Opening remarks

10:10-10:40 Keynote speech
Dr. Shapovalyanz, Minister of Economy

10:40-11:00 Introduction of the Joint Research by the EPA and the MOE
Mr. Ide, Vice-Minister for International Economic Affairs, Economic Planning Agency

11:00-12:30
Session 1: "Current economic situation in Russia and short-term fiscal and financial policies"

Presentation:
Dr. Ulyukaev, Deputy Director, Institute of Economy, in Transition(summary)
Mr. Afanasiev, Deputy Director, Premier-Minister Administration(summary)

Comments:
Prof. Iwata, Professor, University of Tokyo
Prof. Uno, Professor, Keio University

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-18:00
Session 2: " Medium- and long-term budget reform and restructuring of financial market"

Presentation:
Dr. Abalkine, Director, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences(summary)
(Mr. Glaziev, Head of Information and Analysis Department, The Federal Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation) (without presentation)(summary)

Comments:
Prof. Nishimura, Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Prof. Sato, Professor Emeritus, Yokohama City University
Mr. Ushijima, Deputy Director-General, Planning Bureau, Economic Planning Agency


March 2 Tue.
10:00-11:20
Session 3: "Japan-Russian trade and investment: strategy for sustainable growth of the Russian economy"

Presentation:

Prof. Zaitsev, Deputy Director, Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO)(summary)

Comments:
Prof. Hakamada, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
Prof. Miyamoto, Professor, University of Osaka Prefecture

11:20-11:50 Closing Session
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