The Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) was founded in April 1997, and is one of the first research institutes to have been established at the Higher School of Economics. The institute focuses on the empirical analysis of business behaviors, market development, competition policy, the business climate and relations between business and government.
ICSID Research Fellows Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi took part in the 89th Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, which was held in New Orleans, USA, on January 4 – 6, 2018.
Ted Gerber, Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was invited to present his paper "Homeownership, regime support, and civic engagement in four post-Soviet societies" at another session of the ICSID and CSDSI Research Seminar on Diversity and Development. The seminar took place on December 12, 2017, and, as always, was held jointly with the HSE seminar “Political Economy”.
IIMS and ICSID Director Prof. Andrei Yakovlev became a winner of a prestigious Yegor Gaidar Annual Award for “Outstanding Contributions to Economics”. The Award Ceremony took place in the Theatre of Nations in Moscow on December 15, 2017.
A new book "The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries" written by ICSID associate fellow Sarah Wilson Sokhey has been recently published by Cambridge University Press.
HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held another session of their joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on October 24, 2017. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy” and Economic Development and Growth Research Group.
HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held another session of their joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on October 10, 2017. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy” and Economic Development and Growth Research Group.
IIMS and ICSID researchers are going to take part in a joint workshop on Russian/Postcommunist Politics funded by the Carnegie Corporation, the Jordan Center, and the Harriman Institute (USA), and organized by Columbia and New York University.
From September 11 to 24, 2017 IIMS Leading research fellow Ksenia Gonchar will be a guest researcher at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, working group of Jutta Günther.