We are pleased to present this special issue of European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences for the selected revised papers presented in the International Conference on Economic and Social Trends for Sustainability of Modern Society – ICEST-2020, held on May 20 -22, 2020 at the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation and Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University named after V.P. Astafyev. Conference organizers are the International and Russian Union of Scientific and Engineering Associations (Moscow, Russia), St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (St. Petersburg, Russia), Krasnoyarsk Science and Technology City Hall and Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University named after V.P. Astafyev (Krasnoyarsk, Russia).
The purpose of the Conference is to share the results and prospects of the achievements in the field of sustainable development of modern society: managerial, legal, economic and social aspects and trends.
The papers in the issue are related to the following themes:
Economic trends in modern social and technological development of the society: “future technologies” and the global market, global integration and systemic risks for business, urgent issues of assessing the impact of regional factors on economic growth, theoretical and applied problems of economics, sustainable development in terms of international relations and international law, historical problems of the economy and social development of society;
Socio-economic drivers of the global economy - lessons, trends and new solutions: financial technology as a key factor in the success of modern society, financial security, new managerial models in a dynamically changing society, corporate social responsibility as a key competency of business development, approaches to the study of improving the quality of life, corporate finances;
A new look at education: trends, challenges, technological solutions: education for the development of human and social capital of the territory, the outstripping nature of school education: key skills and new literacy for the future, new pedagogical qualifications to achieve new educational results, the mission and role of universities in a changing world, digital technologies in education, education without exception: inclusion and integration practices;
Digital economy and new social challenges - opportunities; restrictions; growth points: corporate management in digital modernization, legal aspects of digitalization of the economy and university education, digital transformation of public administration: world experience and Russian practice;
Economics and knowledge-based production management: high technology as a factor in the development of the economy, economics and finance of knowledge-based companies, information technologies of entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship, high-tech economy security and accounting, management and marketing of high-tech industries
Applied research in economics and management: empirical corporate finance, empirical industrial organization, experimental economics and finance, labour economics, management studies, management science;
Sociocultural aspects of the transformation of modern cities - pros and cons of megacities: the formation of new trends in the philosophy and psychology of cities and their impact on traditional social institutions, problems of migration, assimilation, intercultural and interreligious relations, the modern urban environment and the formation of "third places", new sociocultural phenomena.
Scholars from more than 150 universities and scientific organizations contributed to this issue of the journal. A total of 365 papers have been submitted to the conference. Each paper has been peer reviewed by the reviewers specialized in the related field. At the end of the review process, a total of 191 high quality papers were selected and accepted for this publication. We hope that you enjoy the reading of the papers.
Special thanks are given to all the reviewers, the members of the Programme Committee. We would also like to thank Prof. Yulia Antokhina, Conference Chair, rector of the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Prof. Valery Kovalevsky, Conference Co-Chair, rector of the Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University named after V.P. Astafyev, Prof. Anatoliy Ovodenko, President of the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Prof. Yulia Bocharova, vice-rector of the Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University named after V.P. Astafyev for their collaboration and all those who contributed to every process to improve the quality of this issue and to provide reviewing process, efficient reports and discussions during the Conference.
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Kovalev, I., Gulyaev, Y., Voroshilova, A., & Drukarenko, S. (2020). Editors' Message. In I. V. Kovalev, A. A. Voroshilova, G. Herwig, U. Umbetov, A. S. Budagov, & Y. Y. Bocharova (Eds.), Economic and Social Trends for Sustainability of Modern Society, vol 90. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (pp. 1-2). European Publisher. https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2020.10.03.1