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.
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An article “Tourism industry in a ‘new reality’ and regional development opportunities: the case of Russia” by Andrei Yakovlev, Olga Balaeva, Marina Predvoditeleva and Nina Ershova has been published online in Area Development and Policy.
Andrei Yakovlev presented the paper "Varieties of Capitalism: Which Model Did Russia Choose?" at the Aleksanteri Institute workshop on October 11th, 2022.
Andrei Yakovlev spoke at the BOFIT research seminar on October 10th.
The Institute of World Economics of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (in collaboration with the Democracy Institute of Central European University) is organizing the 8th The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism (SVOC) Annual International Conference in Budapest, on 24-25 November 2022.
Andrey Tkachenko, a senior research fellow at IIMS, has successfully defended his PhD thesis ”Essays on market structure, competition, and political connection in public procurement” at the Bocconi University (Italy).
An article by Andrei Yakovlev, Andrey Tkachenko, Milena Emelianova and Olga Balaeva titled "Reputation and Trust in the Russian Public Procurement System" has been published in the Journal of Institutional Studies.
Andrei Yakovlev presented his paper "Evolution of State-Business Relations in Post-Soviet Russia" at the international conference organized by Institute of World Economics (Hungary) on March 24th. This year's conference theme was "Contemporary Varieties of Capitalism: cutting-edge debates and recent tendencies in the East-Central and Eastern European region".
The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) has released an eBook titled "Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies". Along with other European scholars interested in public procurement, IIMS researchers Polina Detkova, Pavel Pronin, Andrey Tkachenko and Andrei Yakovlev contributed to the book with the chapter "Changing perceptions of corruption during the Covid-19 pandemic in Russia".
"Seminar on Sustainable Development, Sustainability, and the Private Economy" was conducted on December 10 as part of the BRI Forum, and was hosted by the Centre For Research of Private Economy (CRPE), the School of Economics, and the Ningbo Centre for Sci. & Tec (Zhejiang University).