Joint Lecture of Dr. Bernard Vogl and HSE Senior Lecturer Irina Kvostova on European and Russian Monetary Policies
The joint lecture of Dr. Bernard Vogl, Hochschule Niederrhein, University of Applied (Germany) and senior lecturer Irina Kvostova (HSE, Nizhny Novgorod) was held at Higher School of Economics – Nizhny Novgorod on June 1, 2017 within scholarly seminar 'Theoretical and empirical research in economics and finance'.
Skype-line organized between the Hochschule Niederrhein, University of Applied Sciences and Higher School of Economics - Nizhny Novgorod allowed German and Russian students of Economics major to attend online-lectures and conduct live discussion on European and Russian Monetary Policies with their peers from the partner university.
For students of Economics Faculty Skype such lecture broadcast was the first experience of virtual communication with German partners, and it proved to be successful.
Dr. Vogl’s lecture was devoted to European issues. Professor told the students about the formation of the Monetary Union in Europe and the problems that countries, living in single-currency area, inevitably face. BREXIT, financial situation in Greece, and perspectives of the Eurozone were discussed.
Irina Khvostova’s lecture was devoted to the Russian monetary policy. External and internal conditions which monetary powers come across while carrying out their policy, instability of international markets of capital and external trade as well as and current policy of inflation targeting, its stages and first implementation results were considered in the lecture.
We would like to thank our colleagues from Niederrhein University for interesting initiative. Faculty of Economics plans to continue the practice of online-lecturing for international partners next year.