AEB Open event in Saint-Petersburg - World Bank Briefing

AEB Saint Petersburg event

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Following a well-established tradition, the AEB North-Western Regional Committee is pleased to announce the next World Bank briefing in St. Petersburg based on the World Bank’s “Russia Economic Report #36: Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy over the Boom and Downturn”.

The briefing will take place at the Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg (Preobrazhenskaya ploschad', 4, St. Petersburg) on Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:30 (registration starts at 09:30).

You will have the privilege to hear Apurva Sanghi, newly arrived World Bank’s Lead Economist for the Russian Federation.

Prior to that, Apurva Sanghi was based in Nairobi, Kenya as the Lead Economist for Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Eritrea. Before Kenya, Apurva was based in Washington DC where he led the Economic Growth Cluster of the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department. He is a selective commentator on economic issues in emerging markets, and his views have been expressed in opinion pages of major newspapers and blogs such as the Financial Times; the Economist; and Brookings.

Apurva is also a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) Special Report on Extreme Events, and was the team leader for the joint World Bank - UN flagship project on the economics of disasters. He has worked on development topics ranging from infrastructure and climate change to microfinance and agricultural economics. Before joining the World Bank, Apurva worked in private sector consulting; for the Thailand Development Research Institute; and held teaching and research positions at the University of Chicago, Thammasat University (Bangkok), and Yale University.

This time the Russia Economic Report #36 consists of three parts:

Part 1. Recent Economic Developments

Part 2. Outlook

Part 3. Special topic: Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy over the Boom and Downturn

Please have a look at the PROGRAMME.

The working language is English. Translation into Russian will not be provided.

Attendance Fees

The participation is free of charge

N.B. Please bring an ID with you for security checks at the entrance.

Please note that the registration will close as soon as we reach the maximum number of participants.

Programme: Alla Oganesian, AEB North-Western Regional Committee Coordinator, Tel. +7-911-012-6746, E-mail:

Registration: Tatiana Barysheva, AEB Events Coordinator, tel. (495) 234 27 64, ext. 127,

Supported by

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Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg, Preobrazhenskaya Ploshad’, 4,

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