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.
Yağmur Kalayci, an ICSID research assistant, discusses her experience as an international student at HSE.
Andrei Yakovlev presented his paper "Evolution of State-Business Relations in Post-Soviet Russia" at the international conference organized by Institute of World Economics (Hungary) on March 24th. This year's conference theme was "Contemporary Varieties of Capitalism: cutting-edge debates and recent tendencies in the East-Central and Eastern European region".
The global Methods Excellence Network (MethodsNET) is holding the first edition of the Summer School in Social Research Methods (SSSRM) from 20 June to 1 July, 2022.
Denis Ivanov (ICSID) spoke at an online seminar held by the IOS Economics Department (Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg).
A working paper "Public Trust in Internet Voting Systems: Evidence from Russian Public Opinion" by Valeria Babayan, Israel Marques II, Mikhail Mironyuk and Aleksei Turobov was published in the Political Science series of the Basic Research Program Working Papers.
At the University of Bremen, the Collaborative Research Centre 1342 "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" invites applications for the academic position of a Doctoral Researcher.
An article “Staying Out of Trouble: Criminal Cases Against Russian Mayors” by Noah Buckley, Ora John. Reuter, Michael Rochlitz, Anton Aisin was published in Comparative Political Studies.
In warm appreciation of our association during the past year, we wish you a very happy Christmas, peace, prosperity and every success throughout the coming year. We look forward to working with you in 2022!
ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies) Virtual Convention was held in New Orleans, LA on November 18-21 and online on December 1-3. The theme this year was “Diversity, Intersectionality, Interdisciplinarity”, several ISCID team members took part in the event.
Andrei Yakovlev, The ICSID Director, presented the paper “Why not fair electoral results but performance in the office is more important for re-election of regional governors in Russia?” at the 7th The Role of the State in Varieties of Capitalism Conference (SVOC).