Economy

Policy Paper: The Impact of Russia’s Strategic Interest in the Black Sea Region on Imbalansing the Russian Economy

This policy paper examines the way the Russian economy sustains one of its objectives – to serve as a material base for pursuing Russia’s national strategic goals. While briefly presenting the context of the specific time-frames when the macroeconomic model of the Russian Federation was supposed to be renewed and the main goals established by the Economic Strategy, attention is given to the impact of the developments in 2014 – […]

Eurasian Economic Union – an alternative to other regional integration models?

On September 11, 2018, the Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) has organized the debate ”Eurasian Economic Union – an alternative to other regional integration models?” The first guest speaker of the event were Sergey Utkin, Head of the Strategic Assessment Section at the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences, who also headed the Foreign and Security Policy Department at the […]

ESGA Q&A. Guest: Adrian Gheorghe

ESGA had the chance to have Dr. Adrian Gheorghe as a guest during the event dedicated to the energy policies. Dr. Adrian Gheorghe is the Vice President of the World Security Forum (WSF), Switzerland. Dr. Gheorghe currently is Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, and Batten Endowed Chair on System of Systems Engineering with the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA (starting March […]

”Evolution of social-economic policies in Russia” (Economy, Demography, Migration, State of the Nation, Protests)”

Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) has organized on June 18th, 2018, the debate ”Evolution of social-economic policies in Russia” (Economy, Demography, Migration, State of the Nation, Protests)”. The guest speakers of the event were Anton BARBASHIN, editorial director at Riddle, political analyst. Between 2015-2018 he held the position of Managing editor at Intersection. Also, between 2014-2018 he was Analyst at Center for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding. Specialist […]

Masă rotundă: ”Noi tendințe și evoluții în cadrul relației bilaterale România-Ucraina”

Miercuri, 20 decembrie 2017, la sediul Casei RAF (Romanian-American Foundation), Asociația Experts for Security and Global Affairs (ESGA), București, în parteneriat cu Ambasada Ucrainei în România a organizat masa rotundă ”Noi tendințe și evoluții în cadrul relației bilaterale România-Ucraina”, invitatul de onoare al evenimentului, E.S., Oleksandr Bankov, Ambasador al Ucrainei la București. La eveniment au mai participat diplomați ucraineni, reprezentanți ai instituțiilor publice din România, reprezentanți ai mediului academic, experți […]

Economic and Energy Policies Perspectives, between political and commercial narrative

Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) has organized on June 12th, 2017, the third debate ”Russian Economic and Energy Policies Perspectives for Stagnation or Change during Putin’s Last Presidential Term”. The guest speaker of the event was Dr. Mikhail Krutikhin, co-founder and leading analyst of RusEnergy, Moscow, Russian Federation along with Dr. Adrian Gheorghe, Professor, Engineering Management & Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, USA. The discussion was focused […]