Session 2: Studying the creative potential of Russian regions

November 25, 13:00

The session is intended to discuss the best practices for measuring and supporting creative industries in the Russian regions.

Questions for discussion:

Russian and foreign experience in assessing the regional creative potential.

Problems and limitations that stand in the way of an objective assessment of the regional creative potential.

Creative leaders approach to evaluate the creative potential of the regions.


Viktoriya Boos
Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Russia

Presentation topics and participants:

  • 13:00 | Approaches to the estimation of creative industries in Russian reigons

    Viktoriya Shubina, ISSEK HSE, Russia

  • 13:15 | Analytical background of Moscow creative policies

    Pavel Timoshin, Creative industries agency of Moscow, Russia

  • 13:30 | Cultural capital evaluation in the cities of Russia

    Aleksandr Suvalko, HSE, Russia

  • 13:45 | Analytical requests in the field of creative industries from regional development institutions on the example of St. Petersburg

    Veronika Protasova, Center for Entrepreneurship Support of St. Petersburg, Russia

  • 14:00 | Creative reindustrialization of second-tier cities: definition, efficiency, spillovers

    Irina Antonova, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia

  • 14:15 | Possibilities of applying existing approaches to assessing the level of creative industries development on the example of the Voronezh region

    Maria Solosina, Voronezh State University, Russia

  • 14:30 | Discussion and summing up