Third Session of the World Nobel Congress – May, 2012
“The Role of Economic Science in Forming National Strategies” - the main topic of scientific debate in the Congress.
As stated in the Resolution of Congress, "an urgent task today, which must be decided by the international scientific community, is to develop an effective strategy for the world and, in particular, national economies, which should be based on the achievements of Nobel Laureates in economics and the leading scientists of the world, adapting their ideas to current processes".
The plenary and sectional sessions were devoted to the discussion of this pressing topic, the main speakers being Alexander Ermolaev - Director, National Institute of Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine, Grzegorz Kolodko - former Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, Professor of Economics, Director of the Research Institute for "TIGER" (Kozminski University, Warsaw), Max Alier - official representative of the IMF in Ukraine and other leaders of national economic institutions and some of the world's most eminent economists , from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Romania, Poland, Montenegro ...
The 2012 Congress received congratulations from the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Boris Paton and the Governor of Dnipropetrovs’k region Vilkul Alexander, the Mayor of Dnipropetrovs’k Ivan Kulichenko. The Congress was attended by the General Consul of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine Jan Granat.
As a result of meetings with members of Congress representing institutions of higher education and research of Ukraine and other countries the University has signed a cooperation agreement with the North-Caucasian Institute of Business, Engineering and Information Technology (Armavir, Russia), a plan of intent with the University named after Helena Hodkovskoy (Warsaw , Poland), agreed the content and initialed an agreement with the Belarusian Trade and Economic University (Gomel, Belarus) and the National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine (Kiev).
All in all , 24 reports were delivered at the plenary sessions and 130 participants made presentations at the workshops.
In accordance with tradition, the Congress began with a formal presentation of awards to the winners of the Second World Nobel Students’ Internet Contest in Economics, who were represented this year by students from universities in Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus. The winners received special prizes, diplomas and cash prizes (the Dnipropetrovs’k regional department of the bank, "Finance and Credit" acted as the prize fund partner of the Congress ).
Special awards were presented to the first three college basketball teams - winners of the tournament in basketball for the Cup Charity Fund "Alfred Nobel Planet".
Within the framework of the Congress there were four working sections , devoted to the anniversaries of the birth of a Nobel Laureates in Economics or other prominent economists , in particular:
Workshop 1. «Monetary Aspects of Modern Economic Development» (devoted to 100th Anniversary of the Birth of M.Friedman , Nobel Laureate in Economics)
Workshop 2. «Economic Mathematization or Mathematic Economization: Synergy Effect» (devoted to 100th Anniversary of the Birth of L.V. Kantorovich, Nobel Laureate in Economics)
Workshop 3. «Modern Cycle Theories: Succession and Modernism» (dedicated to 100th Anniversary of the Birth of N. Kondratieff)
Workshop 4. «New Generation of Nobel Ideas» (based on the results of the Second World Nobel Students’ Internet Contest in Economics)
The fourth , students’, section , was attended by the student-winners of the online contest, and also by high school pupils from Dnipropetrovs’k’s schools and high schools ( Lyceum number 100 and the NEC Municipal Law Lyceum) , which are partners of the University , winners of various Nobel Prize competitions, tournaments, essay contests.
The key questions which were discussed at plenary meetings and workshops were: the impact of innovations on economic development, opportunities for accelerated development of countries, national development strategy formation, monetary aspects of contemporary economic development, modern theories of cycles, mutual influence of mathematics and economics, Nobel studies and the promotion of Nobel movement in the world, etc.
According to the outcomes of discussions, the following recommendations were adopted by the participants of The Third Session of the World Nobel Congress in Economics:
to generalize the proposals of the Congress participants regarding the formation of national development strategies, to draw up corresponding documents and direct them to state authorities of the countries – participants of the event;
to recommend statesmen and politicians, the scientific community and representatives of business structures to initiate advancement of national and international development strategies as well as cooperation with the purpose of avoiding the ruinous consequences of global crises ;
to continue scientific research into economic development cyclicity concentrating on the design of modern instruments and technologies directed at preventing and avoiding crises as well as methods of countries’ economic management during the periods of cyclic fluctuations and the techniques of adequate and objective evaluation of the implications of crises and their forecasting in the future;
to develop international and regional integration in order to increase the competitiveness of countries, to extend the practice of creating international strategic innovative and technological alliances for conducting research programs in the field of economic development and organization of international innovative and technological exchange for the attraction of foreign and national investments to finance innovative projects;
to emphasize the importance of higher educational institutions in the process of next-generation personnel formation, to encourage the participation of students and young researchers in international scientific programs and events;
to continue the publication of lectures of Nobel Prize Winners, as well as systematic holding of Nobel Readings and Contests devoted to the works of Nobel Laureates;
to extend the scope of World Nobel Students’ Internet Contest, including sciences other than economics into the Contest program;
to support the idea of holding the the Fourth World Nobel Congress in Economics in May 2014 and to attract Nobel Prize Laureates and leading world scientists to this event;
to propose the problem «Economic Theory and Economic Practice: Contradictory Interaction» as the main subject for the discussion at The Fourth World Nobel Congress in Economics.
The scientific work of the Congress has been published in two volumes, the publication of Alfred Nobel University , Dnipropetrovs’k - "Bulletin of the International Nobel Economic Forum."
During the Congress an exhibition of the scientific and methodological literature of Alfred Nobel University was held.
he cultural program of the Congress took the participants to a variety of museums , to the "North Gate" of Dnipropetrovs’k, as well as to monuments of different towns in the region, such as Novomoskovs’k and Petrikovka .One special events of the Congress was the opening of the poster exhibition , "WOMEN IN POLISH SCIENCE (a joint project conducted in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine) with the participation of Mr. Jan Granat, General Consul of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine.
The broadcast of plenary sessions and other activities of the Congress was conducted on-line via the website of the University.
The Second Virtual Session of the International Nobel Economic Forum «The World Economy of the XXI Century: Cycles and Crises» 18-21 May 2011, Dnipropetrovs’k
The Second Virtual Session of the International Nobel Economic Forum «Intellectual Potential in the World Development» was held at Alfred Nobel University of Economics and Law in Dnipropetrovs’k. The session was devoted to the 110 the anniversary of the birth of Simon Kuznets, Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics (1971). The key issues under discussion were the problem of cyclical development of the global economy, the formation of the intellectual climate, new approaches and modern theories of the study of economic processes.
The decision to hold the Second Virtual Session was taken by the resolution of the 2-nd International Nobel Economic Forum in May, 2010.
The Second Virtual Session of the Forum was organized by Alfred Nobel University of Economics and Law in Dnipropetrovs’k, Alfred Nobel Planet Charitable Foundation, International Information Centre (Russia), Kharkiv National Economic University, Odessa State Economic University.
Among the honored guests of the virtual session of the Forum there were Tyutyunnik Vyacheslav Mikhailovich - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Economics, Director of Tambov branch of Moscow State University of Culture and Arts; Dovbenko Mikhail, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Director of Public Policy; Pavlovsky Krzysztof, Doctor habilitowany, Professor, Rector of the Graduate School of Business - National -Louis University (Poland).
The Second Virtual Session of the Forum allowed more than 200 participants from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Armenia, Kazakhstan, India and other countries, to combine their intellectual efforts.
The virtual session was attended by full members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Russian Academy of Sciences, more than 20 doctors and 50 candidates of science. More than 100 Forum reports were published in Alfred Nobel University of Economics and Law publications, such as the Bulletin of the International Nobel Economic Forum, The Academic Review, European Vector of Economic Development.
Under a separate rubric the articles by the winners of the International Contest of Students and Young Scientists’ Scientific Papers dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the birth of Simon Kuznets, Nobel Prize Laureate, will be included in the University publications – The Academic Review and European Vector of Economic Development.
Proceedings of the Second Virtual Session of the Forum and contest works, pictures and videos of the plenary sessions are available on the University website (www.duep.edu ) and Alfred Nobel Planet Charitable Foundation website (www.nobelplanet.org ).
As part of the virtual session of the Forum an on-line video conference was held between Alfred Nobel Dnipropetrovs’k University of Economics and Law, Kharkiv National Economic University and Odessa State Economic University.
In his speech Professor O. Zadoya, the first Vice-Rector, Doctor of Economic Sciences, noted the value of the virtual session and scheduled the further work of the International Nobel Economic Forum. Professor M. Dovbenko’s report was devoted to the scientific work in economics of Simon Kuznets, Nobel Prize Laureate, he noted the importance of Kuznets’ research and the need to apply it in the development of modern concepts of economic development. Professor V. Tyutyunnik’s report was devoted to the development and use of intellectual potential of higher educational institutions , K. Pavlovskiy, Rector of the Higher School of Economics, revealed problems of becoming a knowledge economy in the context of globalization processes. Professor M. Zveryakov, Rector of Odessa State Economic University, Doctor of Economic Sciences, in his speech revealed problems of overcoming the economic crisis in Ukraine. Professor A.I. Kovalev suggested some methods for measuring the volume of domestic production and their use in transition economies. Professor T. Lepeyko and Professor O. Pushkar reported the use of different management models in the information economy. Professor O. Rayevneva emphasized in her speech the conduct of socio-economic systems in terms of wave dynamics of economic processes.
In general, the work of the Second Virtual Session of the Forum focused on the following research problems:
• formation of the intellectual climate of the world economy;
• generating new knowledge: a crisis in science or reboot?;
• modern theories of world economy: synergetics, evolutionary and civilizational approaches;
• quantitative aspects of economic growth in the world;
• education as a basis for the development of an innovative economy.
One of the central activities of the Second Virtual Session of the Forum was rewarding the winners of the International Scientific Research Contest for Students and Young Scientists dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the birth of Simon Kuznets’, Nobel Laureate .This contest brought together over 100 young scientists and students from many universities in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Poland and India. The panel «Generating new knowledge: a crisis in science or reboot?» presented the best of the contestants’ works.
Another student event in the Second Virtual Session of the Forum was the first Nobel Readings, which was attended by over 170 students. At the Nobel Readings the winners of the open Nobel contest presented their works.
The «Modern Theory of World Economy» Panel became a venue for presentation of young scientists’ new ideas. This panel included the discussion of cyclical economic and social development, governance, human resource capacity of enterprises, development of education.
According to the results of the Second Virtual Session, the Forum adopted the resolution, which contains recommendations for the 3rd International Nobel Economic Forum and the 2nd World Nobel Internet Contest in Economics in 2012.
Results of the Second International Nobel Economic Forum
"The World economy XXI century: cycles and crises"
19-22 May 2010, Dnipropetrovsk
The discussion and fruitful discussions of the Forum participants reached the following recommendations:
• More research is cyclical patterns of genetic functioning of economic systems and innovations in the XXI century with a focus special attention on issues of strategy innovation breakthrough for overcoming the consequences of the crisis phase;
• support the initiative of scientists from Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine to further develop and refine long-term global forecast "future of civilizations" until 2050, which was presented in 2009 in the Council and will be presented at Forum IV civilization in the World UNIVERSAL EXPO 2010 in Shanghai in October 2010;
• prepare a new forecast based on the concept of sustainable development for the partnership of civilizations and to civilization in the forum of the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2012 in Brazil;
• sharing the concern of scientists, government, political and social activists, global civil society in relation to global energy, economic and food crises that swept the world in the XXI century, causing serious threat and negative consequences for all humanity, to support the proposal UN support to the development of global energy and environmental strategy for discussion at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2012 and the recommendations of the UN Conference in Rome on overcoming the global food crisis;
• recommend to the public and political leaders, scientific community and the business community to initiate development of national and international energy programs and agri-environmental development. Their implementation will be effective subject to rapid international integration, particularly in exploration and development of clean alternative energy and agri complex;
• recommend to develop international and regional integration to increase the competitiveness of products and joint promotion on the global high-tech markets, to support the initiative to establish international strategic alliances and technological innovation for the organization listed programs and international exchange of technological innovation and to attract domestic and foreign investment to finance innovative projects ;
• endorse the initiative of Sciences Institute of Economic Strategies, International Institute Pitirim Sorokin - Nikolai Kondratiev, Dnipropetrovsk University of Economics and Law and the International Alliance of technological innovation and the development of long-term project-based development strategy and strengthening the partnership of Russia and Ukraine;
• support the proposal of the International Institute Pitirim Sorokin - Nikolai Kondratiev long-term strategy to develop dialogue and partnership of civilizations in science, culture and ethics based on global forecasts "Social and cultural future of civilizations" and to recommend to the leadership of UNESCO, the National Committee for UNESCO in Ukraine and Russia to provide financial support developing such a strategy and its presentation at the round table in the General Conference of UNESCO in January 2011;
• promote inclusion in the list of memorable dates of UNESCO in 2012 the 150 th anniversary of the birth of world-famous scientist Vladimir I. Vernadsky;
• welcome the initiative of Dnipropetrovsk University of Economics and Law from the World of Internet Olimiady student in economics, which became a proving ground for future scientists and to encourage scientific interest and the business community to support this event;
• noted the importance of education in shaping a new generation of staff to support the initiative of establishing scientific and educational portal "new paradigm", International University of civilization Internet to expand educational functions of the Internet and television;
• support the proposal to hold in May 2012 in Dnipropetrovsk next, the Third International Nobel Economic Forum.
International Nobel Economic Forum
"The World Economy of the 21st Century: Cycles and Crises"
Dnipropetrovsk, 11-13 September 2008
- Nobel Prize winners have been invited and have already given their consent to attend the Forum.
- A number of leading economists, academicians of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Russian Academy of Sciences are among those who accepted the invitation to participate in the Forum.
- The consent to attend is received from several Professors of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Chicago and other leading universities of the world.
- The presentation of the forecast of the word economic development up to 2050 will be made at the Forum.
The forecast of the world economic development up to 2050
The forecast has been elaborated at the request of UNESCO by the Institute of Economic Strategies (The Russian Academy of Sciences) and The International Academy of Studies of the Future. The project coordinators are B.M.Kuzik Professor, the corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Economics, Y.Yakovetz, Professor and Doctor of Economics, A.I. Agheev, Professor, Doctor of Economics, Y.Yakovetz