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International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development

Jan 1 – Dec 25
ICSID Visiting Researchers Program 2018
ICSID offers an opportunity to spend a period of time conducting research at HSE Moscow. Scholars working in the fields of political economy, political science and economics are welcome to apply. Several scholarships are available to researchers whose work at the Center will contribute to the ICSID research agenda.
More information is here.

Applications are considered for approval throughout the year.  

Sep 1 2018 – Sep 1 2019
Applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in political science

The deadline is September 1, 2018. Late applications can be also considered if the position is not filled. 

Publications
Book
Governing Business: The State and Business in Russia

Szakonyi D. S.

Philadelphia: Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2018.

Article
Unintended Benefits of Empowering Boards in Conglomerates: A Case Study of AFK Sistema

Dolgopyatova T., Libman A., Yakovlev A. A.

The Journal of East European Management Studies (JEEMS). 2018. Vol. 23. No. 2. P. 177-202.

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
Channels of dialogue between international businesses and national governments : The implications for domestic reforms and international relations in the case of Russia

Yakovlev A. A., Freinkman L., Ershova N. V.

Policy Brief. 5/2018. Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition. BOFIT, 2018. No. 5.

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.


Research Seminar on Diversity and Development

Anand Sokhey became the 1st speaker starting new academic year to present his research at the ICSID-CSDSI regular seminar on Diversity and Development. The seminar was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy” and Economic Development and Growth Research Group on September 11, 2018.

ICSID research fellow David Szakonyi — 2018 Gabriel A. Almond Award Recipient

The American Political Science Association (APSA) presented the Gabriel A. Almond Award to David Szakonyi at the 2018 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition, the world’s largest gathering of political scientists and source for emerging scholarship in the discipline. The award recognizes the best dissertation on comparative politics. The award was created in recognition of Gabriel Almond's contributions to the discipline, profession, and Association. Almond's scholarly work contributed directly to the development of theory in comparative politics and brought together work on the developing areas and Western Europe that prevented splintering into an array of disparate areas studies.

Andrei Yakovlev as a guest researcher in Bremen

From August 13 to 25, 2018, IIMS Director Andrei Yakovlev is visiting the University of Bremen on invitation of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, working group of Jutta Günther. His visit takes place within the DAAD Eastern Partnership program and serves to continue and intensify joint academic research, exchange and development of future fields of cooperation.

Illustration for news: SIOE Conference 2018

SIOE Conference 2018

ICSID research fellow Denis Ivanov took part in the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics that was held in a Montreal business school (HEC Montréal, Canada) on June 21-23, 2018.

Illustration for news: Conference of the European Political Science Association 2018

Conference of the European Political Science Association 2018

ICSID researcher fellows Israel Marques and Noah Buckley participated in the 8th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA) on June 21-23, 2018. This year’s EPSA conference took place in the Apothecaries’ Wing of the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna – a UNESCO world heritage site.

Illustration for news: Participation in the 10th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy

Participation in the 10th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy

The Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) together with EACES and the Academy for Civic Education (APB) organized their 10th Joint Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe. The event titled "Firm Behavior in Central and Eastern Europe: Productivity, Innovation and Trade” took place in a German town of Tutzing on June 11-13, 2018. ICSID research fellow Irina Levina presented her research project on decentralization of firms "Does firms' decentralization pay off in weak institutions setup? Decentralization and investment of Russian firms" during one of the panels.

Illustration for news: 7th International ICSID Conference «Political Economy of Development: Historical and Contemporary Factors»

7th International ICSID Conference «Political Economy of Development: Historical and Contemporary Factors»

7th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) «Political Economy of Development: Historical and Contemporary Factors» took place at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on June 7-9, 2018.

Illustration for news: ICSID Academic supervisor Timothy Frye received an HSE award

ICSID Academic supervisor Timothy Frye received an HSE award

Timothy Frye was awarded a Medal of Honor from HSE for his active involvement in the work of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID). The award was presented personally by HSE Academic Supervisor Professor Evgeny Yasin during one of the sessions of the 7th ICSID Conference "Political Economy of Development: Historical and Contemporary Factors" on June 8.

The Politics of Inflation and the Distribution of Income in Early 1990s Russia

ICSID and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held another joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on May 23, 2018.

Who votes more strategically?

Another session of the regular Research Seminar on Diversity and Development took place at HSE on May 22, 2018.