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Institute for Industrial and Market Studies

Historical Legacies of Communism: Modern Politics, Society, and Economic Development

Libman A., Anastassia V. Obydenkova.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021.

Institutional reforms and social trust: Quasi-experimental evidence from the Caucasian states

Ivanov D.

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 2023. Vol. 214. P. 829-859.

Book chapter

Dallago B., Casagrande S., Brezinski H. et al.

In bk.: The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Economic Systems. Routledge, 2023. Ch. 38. P. 710-733.

Working paper
Pro-social Rule Breaking: Evidence From Public Procurement

Silvestrovich K., Tkachenko A., Yakovlev A. A.

Working Papers. SSRN, 2022

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.


On June 8, Albert Agalyan spoke at the most recent seminar in the newly relaunched series.
June 08
On May 26, Shweta Sikhwal spoke at the most recent seminar of the resumed series.
May 26
On May 11, Denis Ivanov spoke at the second seminar in the newly relaunched series.
May 12
In warm appreciation of our association during the past year, we wish you a very happy Christmas, joy, prosperity and every success throughout the coming year. We look forward to working with you in 2023!
December 23, 2022
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.
October 24, 2022
Andrei Yakovlev presented the paper "Vari­et­ies of Cap­it­al­ism: Which Model Did Rus­sia Choose?" at the Aleksanteri Institute workshop on October 11th, 2022.
October 17, 2022
Andrei Yakovlev spoke at the BOFIT research seminar on October 10th.
October 12, 2022
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.
July 13, 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).
June 24, 2022
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. 
March 28, 2022
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