On October 9th, 2015, the first public lecture by Avner Greif, the renowned economist, researcher of medieval economy, and professor of Stanford University, took place in Moscow as part of the joint lecture series ‘World Class’ by the Egor Gaidar Foundation and the USRF foundation.
The topic of the lecture was ‘Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy: Lessons from Medieval Trade’. A book with the same titled was published by the HSE Publishing House in 2013.
Evgeny Yasin, HSE Academic Supervisor, also spoke at the event. After the lecture, there was also a book signing event.