Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

2016

The Sixth Annual International Conference in Economics and Finance (December 22, 2016) 
 
 
The primary goal of the Conference is to facilitate the collaboration between Belarusian economic community, international experts, and Belarusians working abroad.
 
The central theme of the Conference in 2016 is the economic development, transition, and political economy. 
 
Video from the Conference:
 
1. Opening remarks. Martin Aberg - Ambassador of Sweden to Belarus.
 
 
 
2. Opening remarks. Igor Livshits - Head of Academic Board of BEROC, Associate Professor of Economics @ The University of Western Ontario (Canada).
 
 
 
3. Tymofiy Mylovanov (Kyiv School of Economics (Ukraine), University of Pittsburgh, (USA) - Institutional and Political Transformation in Ukraine.
 
 
 
4. Ruben Enikolopov (Research Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain) - Treason: BBC Radio and Bombing in Germany during World War 2. 
 
 
 
5. Anders Olofsgård (Associate Professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, Sweden) - Can the Poor Be Mobilized? Cooperation and Public Goods in Rural India.
 

 
6. Natalya Naumenko (PhD Student at Northwestern University, USA) - Collectivization of Soviet Agriculture and the 1932-1933 Famine. 
 
 
7. Ruben Enikolopov (Research Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain) - Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia.
 
 
 
Program organizers:
 
Nancy Qian (Yale University, USA)
Mikhail Golosov (Princeton University, USA)
Igor Livshits (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Yuri Tserlukevich (Arizona State University, USA)
 
 
The Conference is arranged under the financial support of Sida and the Swedish Institute.