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Institute for Industrial and Market Studies

Publications
Book
Arrested Development: Rethinking Politics in Putin's Russia, edited by Daniel Treisman In print

Edited by: D. Treisman.

Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2017.

Article
Social Capital and Support for the Welfare State in Russia In print

Borisova E. I., Govorun A. V., Ivanov D.

Post-Soviet Affairs. 2017.

Book chapter
An Assessment of the Implications of Russia’s Entry into the WTO

Evguenia Bessonova, Natalia Tourdyeva, Volchkova N.

In bk.: The Uppsala Yearbook of Eurasian Studies I. L.: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2016. Ch. 1. P. 1-19.

Working paper
Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness, and Consequences for Policy

Best M. C., Hjort J., Szakonyi D. S.

NBER Working Paper. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2017

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.


Are sanctions pushing Russians to ‘rally around the flag’? Not exactly.

Writing for the Monkey Cage at the Washington Post, Professor Timothy Frye examines effects of economic sanctions in Russia on public opinion and levels of support for the Russian leadership.

James Kung’s keynote speech at the 2nd WCCE

James Kung, Yan Ai Foundation Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, was among the keynote speakers at the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics «1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development» in Saint Petersburg on June 15-17, 2017.

Second World Congress of Comparative Economics

The Second World Congress of Comparative Economics “1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development” was held at National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia) on June 15 – 17, 2017, following the first successful meeting in Rome in 2015. 

6th ICSID Conference

6th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) “Political Economy of Development: Exiting the Middle Income Trap” was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on June 13-14, 2017.

Inter-departamental expert seminar

The HSE Institute of Education and the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development held a closed expert seminar on inter-departamental cooperation and agenda-setting in the field of post-Soviet studies on June 7, 2017. 

Role of Political Parties in the Euromaidan Protests of 2013-2014

Julian G. Waller, Ph.D Candidate at the Department of Political Science at the George Washington University and ICSID Visiting Researcher, presented his research on "Popular Perceptions and the De Facto Role of Political Parties in the Euromaidan Protests of 2013-2014" at another meeting of the regular ICSID-CSDSI Seminar on June 6, 2017. The event was held jointly with the HSE seminar on political economy.

ICSID invites you

International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) invites you to its 6th Annual Conference “Political Economy of Development: Exiting the Middle Income Trap”and EACES-HSE workshop “Topics in Political Economy of Development”.

Presentation of a paper

HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held  their joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Developmenton on May 30, 2017.

Favouritism in the procurement system

Institute for Market and Industrial Studies held another session of the research seminar "Institutional problems of the Russian economy" on May 18, 2017.

International Partnership

Institute of Economic Research at Kyoto University (KIER) and Higher School of Economics agreed to continue their cooperation for another 4 years, till 2021. IIMS played a crucial role in the negotiation process.