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International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development

The New Autocracy. Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin's Russia

Edited by: D. Treisman.

Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2018.

The Reform of Skill Formation in Russia: Regional Responses In press

Remington T. F., Marques II I.

Europe-Asia Studies. 2019.

Book chapter
Political Response to the Crisis: The Case of Russia

Akindinova Natalia, Chernyavskiy Andrey, Kondrashov Nikolay et al.

In bk.: Economics of European Crises and Emerging Markets. L.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. P. 239-262.

Working paper
Evaluation of public procurement costs: Macrolevel assessment based on microdata

Balaeva O., Yakovlev A. A., Rodionova Y. et al.

Public and Social Policy. WP BRP Series. НИУ ВШЭ, 2018. No. 20.

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) brings together Russian and foreign experts in economics and political science from the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) of the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Harriman Institute (Columbia University) as well as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Emory University and The George Washington University. The Center focuses on the study of collective actions, public goods, political elites, social capital and economic history.

ICSID new team member

Kyle Marquardt will join the Higher School of Economics in summer 2019. Kyle will have a dual affiliation at HSE: he will be an Assistant Professor in the School of Political Science at the Faculty of Social Sciences, and at the same time he will be involved in joint research projects with the ICSID team members.

Participation in Japanese workshops

ICSID research fellow Fabian Burkhardt participated in two workshops, which were held in Japan and covered political and economic issues in Russia and Ukraine.

Andrei Yakovlev gave a comment for CBC news

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.

An interview with Renata Mustafina, ICSID visiting researcher

Renata Mustafina, a PhD candidate in Political Science at Centre de recherches internationales (CERI/CNRS),  Sciences Po (France), spent two months at ICSID working on her research. We asked Renata to give us some feedback. In a short interview, she talked about her stay at the Center, her professional growth, and what other scholars should take into account if they decide to conduct research in Russia.

Research Seminar on Diversity and Development

Dmitry Veselov, Associate Professor at the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences, presented his paper "Migration of Russian settlers and the legacy of interregional development in Kazakhstan" at another session of the regular Research Seminar on Diversity and Development.

Generalized Trust, Preferences for Redistribution and Institutions

HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held the first in the new 2019 year joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on February 6, 2019.

90th Southern Political Science Association Conference

ICSID Research Fellow David Szakonyi took part in the 90th Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association. He presented his paper "Apathy or activism? Examining the determinants of pro-regime mobilization in Russia".

Illustration for news: The second Ghent Russia colloquium

The second Ghent Russia colloquium

Some of the ICSID researchers took part in The second Ghent Russia colloquium "Russia's political economy since 1992: Back to the future?" that was held at Ghent University (Belgium) on December 11-12, 2018. The  topics discussed focused primarily on Russian studies.

Upcoming publication

The paper "Legal Mobilization in Russia: How Organizations of Lawyers Can Support Social Changes", by Andrei Yakovlev and Anton Kazun has been accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Crime, Law and Social Change.

Congratulations to Sarah Sokhey, a winner of the Ed A Hewett Book Prize

Sarah Wilson Sokhey, ICSID Associate Fellow and Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, received the Ed A Hewett Book Prize for her book "The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries" that was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.