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. The IIMS is comprised of:
- a laboratory for market studies (headed by Svetlana Avdasheva);
- a laboratory for financial market studies (headed by Yuriy Danilov);
- a group for monitoring industrial enterprise behavior (headed by Tatyana Dolgopyatova).
Among other key researchers deserving mention are Boris Kuznetsov, Victoriya Golikova, Ksenia Gonchar.
The director of the institute is Andrey Yakovlev.
ICSID Leading Research Fellow Ekaterina Borisova was invited to take part in a seminar organized by the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies (LLMS) and the Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS) on March 14, 2017. Ekaterina presented her paper «Bridging or bonding? Preferences for redistribution and social capital in Russia» (co-authored by Denis Ivanov, Research Fellow at ICSID).
Constantine Sorokin, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Senior Research Fellow at the International Laboratory of Decision Choice and Analysis at NRU HSE, presented his paper "Distributional comparative statics for auctions and beyond" (co-authored by Eyal Winter) on March 14, 2017.
Maria Giulia Silvagni, who holds a PhD from the University of Bologna in Italy, joined the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development as a postdoctoral Research Fellow in September 2016. She told us about her professional and personal experiences during her time in Moscow.
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 Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on February 28, 2017. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy”.
HSE has started recruitment for post-doctoral positions for the next academic year. International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) has proposed 5 research topics for post-doc fellows - social capital, network analysis, economic history, collective action, and political economy of development.
A series of methodological seminars within the framework of the project “Regional model of administration and development politics of industrial markets in Voronezh region” was held at Voronezh State University on February 13-14th, 2017.
Leading research fellows of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies Victoria Golikova and Boris Kuznetsov will take part in the 13th Workshop on family firm management research that will be held in Bilbao (Spain) on May 25-27, 2017.