The Symposium working languages are English and Russian, so authors are invited to submit papers on any of these two languages. In all cases a 350 word abstract  (including name, title and keywords) written in English is required.

Application and abstracts (according to the writing instructions) should be sent via by February 20, 2017.

Writing Instructions for the Symposium abstracts

The abstracts will form the basis of acceptance decisions although we reserve the right to request further information where there is uncertainty. The abstracts should cover the key areas of aims, research originality and method, its findings. The abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings on the conference website.

Authors will be notified if their abstract has been accepted by March 10, 2017. After the invitation, participants should send to the Organizing Committee a full paper by March 31, 2017.

A selected papers presented at the Conference will be published in the Scientific journal "Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University. Series 5. Economics" (WoS-RSCI, EBSCO, EastView). More detaled information about the journal is available on its website: 


Symposium Fee

Participation implies the symposium fee of 2,000 rubles. For the young researchers the symposium fee is 500 rubles.