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.
Anton Kazun, ICSID research fellow, took part in IAMCR conference that was held in Madrid (Spain) on July 7-11, 2019. He presented his paper«Global News Flow in G-20: Attention to Countries vs Attention to Leaders» (co-authored by Anastasia Kazun).
8th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) «Political Economy of Redistribution and Institutional Change» took place at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on June 13-15, 2019. Over the years the conference has turned from a small scientific event into a serious platform for discussing actual issues in the field of political economy, and has already become a tradition for many researchers to visit.
Victoria Golikova took part in the15th EIASM workshop on family firm management research that was held in Nantes (France) on May 23-25, 2019. She presented her paper «Do CEO individual characteristics matter for financial performance of a firm? The case of russian manufacturing enterprises» (co-authored by Viktor Kuznetsov).
Firms and Social Change in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. Historical, Political and Economic Perspectives
Andrei Yakovlev, Ksenia Gonchar and Irina Levina took part at the 7th annual conference of the Leibnitz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies. The event was held in Regensburg (Germany) on 23-25 May, 2019.
A workshop: “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development” organized by ICSID and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on April 10-11, 2019.
The article “Why an American's arrest in Russia could set off a 'flight of foreign investors' is dedicated to the case of of 51-year-old American entrepreneur Michael Calvey, who was arrested on charges of theft of 2.5 billion rubles some time ago.
Renata Mustafina, PhD student at the Political Science/Comparative Political society, Sciences Po, Centre de recherches internationales (CERI/CNRS) spent two months at the ICSID working on her research. By tradition, we asked Renata to give feedback. In a short interview, she talked about her stay at the Center, professional growth, and what foreign colleagues should take into account if they decided to conduct research in Russia.