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.
IOS Regensburg Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies offers a funding support (from 4 to 6 months) to recent PhD graduates with their research projects. The institute invites young scholars with projects in the fields of history, economics and political science.
“Geoforum” published a new article “Governing through stolichnaya praktika: Housing renovation from Moscow to the regions" by Daniela Zupan, Vera Smirnova and the ISCID research fellow Amanda Zadorina.
A new joint article by Lauren A. McCarthy, Scott Gehlbach and the ISCID research fellows Timothy Frye and Noah Buckley "Who Reports Crime? Citizen Engagement with the Police in Russia and Georgia" was published online in the journal "Europe-Asia Studies".
Today, on the 1st of February, the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) celebrates its 10th Anniversary. We asked one of the founders and leading research fellow of the Center Timothy Frye, professor at Columbia University, to tell us more about the ICSID history and its future.
“International Public Management Journal” published online a new article “Public service motivation and sectoral employment in Russia: New perspectives on the attraction vs. socialization debate " by J. Gans-Morse, A. Kalgin, A. Klimenko, D. Vorobyev and the IIMS director A. Yakovlev.
On November 26, the IIMS and ICSID director Andrei Yakovlev was invited to the BRI online-forum (China) on Global Cooperation of Public Health and SMEs Innovation & Development as a key-note speaker and gave a lecture "The response of Russian Firms to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis – the cases of IT and tourism".
An article by the ISCID assosiate fellow, professor of University of Bremen Michael Rochlitz, Evgeniya Mitrokhina (HSE University) and Irina Nizovkina (HSE University) "Bureaucratic discrimination in electoral authoritarian regimes: Experimental evidence from Russia" was published online in the journal "European Journal of Political Economy".
ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies) Virtual Convention was held online on November 5-8 and November 14-15. This year the main theme of the conference was “Anxiety and Rebellion”, six ISCID team members took part in the event.
A new article by deputy director of the ICSID E. Borisova, V. Bryzgalin and research fellow of the IIMS I. Levina 'Trust and economic growth: Is there a relation?' was published in the "Voprosy Ekonomiki" (2020, 10)