Business and Wealth in Russia and China: Skolkovo-HKUST Joint Workshop

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Albert Francis Park,Sujata Visaria,Andrey Shapenko (Skolkovo), Ruslan Yusufov (Skolkovo), Marianna Slutskaya (Skolkovo), Vladimir Korovkin (Skolkovo), Sean Ferguson (HKUST), Roger King (HKUST), Winnie Qian Peng (HKUST), Steven Lee (HKUST), Albert Park (HKUST), Sujata Visaria (HKUST)
9 - 10 Mar 2015
IAS2042, 2/F, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST

About the Workshop

HKUST IEMS and the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo convened a joint-workshop at the HKUST campus from March 9 to March 10. The workshop featured faculty and experts from Skolkovo and HKUST discussing their research on a variety of topics as related to Russia, China, and other emerging market economies. Key themes include:

  1. Business education for the future
  2. Wealth possessors in Russia and China
  3. Entrepreneurship in Russia, Hong Kong, and China's Pearl River Delta Region
  4. Microfinance in Russia, China, and India

The workshop was divided into sessions based on the above key themes, with faculty, staff, students, and the public welcome to attend any topics of interest. Program (PDF) More information on The Moscow School of Management Skolkovo and their related Institute for Emerging Market Studies can be found on their website http://www.skolkovo.ru/.

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Business and Wealth in Russia and China: Skolkovo-HKUST Joint Workshop

Sessions

All available presentation slides can be downloaded here.

Session #1: Business Education for the Future

“Business Education for the Future”

Presenter: Andrey Shapenko, Skolkovo IEMS Project Leader

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA3x7ZuyzIE

“Insights into Graduate School Admissions and International Business Schools”

Presenter: Sean Ferguson, Associate Dean at HKUST Business School

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyC0WMyHCCQ

Session #2: Wealth Possessors

“Wealth Possessor’s Study”

Presenters: Ruslan Yusufov, Head of Research at Skolkovo Wealth Transformation Center; and Marianna Slutskaya, Analyst at Skolkovo Wealth Transformation Center

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VS0pZoY7_0

“Family Business and Private Wealth in Hong Kong and China”

Presenters: Roger King, Director of HKUST Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies; and Winnie Qian Peng, Associate Director of the Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3liI_xvkwdI

Session #3: Entrepreneurship

“Unknown Russia: Powered by Entrepreneurs”

Presenter: Andrey Shapenko, Skolkovo IEMS Project Leader

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLzIJhbTUA4

“Entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and China’s Pearl Delta River Region”

Presenter: Steven Lee, Director of HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGM3rlGsiis

Session #4: Microfinance

“Microcredit in Russia: On the Eve of a Boom or a Crisis?”

Presenter: Vladimir Korovkin, Head of Digital Research at Skolkovo IEMS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl1XMyr3Ips&list=PLDeFPN69Hm7alEaP3znMrwwYbwwOnCXeV&index=1

“The Impact of Microfinance on Poor Villages in China”

Presenter: Albert Park, Director of HKUST IEMS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmKTj8Eg-lM&index=2&list=PLDeFPN69Hm7alEaP3znMrwwYbwwOnCXeV

“Financing Smallholder Agriculture: The Impact of Agent-Intermediated Microlending on Farmers' Incomes”

Presenter: Sujata Visaria, Assistant Professor at the HKUST Economics Department

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCVlgsgX3AU&index=5&list=PLDeFPN69Hm7alEaP3znMrwwYbwwOnCXeV

Session #5: Russian Attitudes towards China

Presentation of SKOLKOVO report

Presenter: Vladimir Korovkin, Head of Digital Research at Skolkovo IEMS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_2uEapisBg&list=PLDeFPN69Hm7alEaP3znMrwwYbwwOnCXeV&index=6

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