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.
Yuliya Rodionova, junior research fellow in the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies spent two month in a Department of Economics and Management of University of Padova. There she continued her research activities related to the analysis of public procurement system with Paola Valbonesi as her academic adviser, one of the leading researchers in this field. Yuliya gave us feedback on her internship, told us about her future plans and the way she spent her academic life in Italy.
The article “Autocratic governors in public procurement” by Andrey Tkachenko, research fellow of Laboratory of Empirical Analysis of the Enterprises and Market Transition Economies (IIMS) and Daniil Esaulov (ICEF) was published on the European Journal of Political Economy website.
51st Annual Convention of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies was held in November 23-26, 2019 in San Francisco, CA. ICSID staff members Andrei Yakovlev, Ekaterina Borisova, Israel Marques, Amanda Zadorian and Guzel Gariffulina as well as ICSID associate fellows Michael Rochlitz and Alexander Libman took part in the convention.
Noah Buckley-Farlee, research fellow at ICSID, has been working as an assistant professor at Trinity College Dublin since August 1. We interviewed him about his impressions and further plans.
The joint workshop organized by ICSID of Institute for Industrial and Market Studies and the University of Bremen on "Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism" will be held for the first time from 25 to 26 October 2019
Andrei Yakovlev and Yulia Rodionova took part in the Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC 2019) that was held in St. Petersburg on September 27-28, 2019.
This summer and autumn, many faculties and institutes of HSE are changing addresses. In September IIMS moved to the cluster of NRU HSE on Myasnitskaya Street. Now the center is located on 18 Myasnitskaya Street, in the former house of Mishin, one of the best examples of the Moscow Art Nouveau. The buildings on Shabolovka will now be used by the Faculty of Business and Management.
The article "Who Is Inclined to Hide the Truth: Evidence from Public Procurement" by Andrei Yakovlev, Yuliya Rodionova and Andrey Tkachenko was published online on the International Journal of Public Administration website.
The article “How Do Russia’s Regions Adjust to External Shocks? Evidence from the Republic of Tatarstan” by Andrei Yakovlev, Lev Freinkman, Sergey Makarov and Victor Pogodaev was published online on the Problems of Post-Communism website
The 115th annual political science conference organized by the American Political Science Association took place in Washington, D.C., from August 29 to September 1. It was traditionally attended by the ICSID IIMS researchers.