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International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development

Publications
Book
Arrested Development: Rethinking Politics in Putin's Russia, edited by Daniel Treisman In print

Edited by: D. Treisman.

Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2017.

Article
Social Capital and Support for the Welfare State in Russia In print

Borisova E. I., Govorun A. V., Ivanov D.

Post-Soviet Affairs. 2017.

Book chapter
Local Elections in Authoritarian Regimes: An Elite-Based Theory with Evidence from Russian Mayoral Elections

Reuter O. J., Buckley N., Shubenkova A. Y. et al.

In bk.: XVI Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества: в 4 кн.. Bk. 3. M.: Higher School of Economics Publishing House, 2016. P. 141-150.

Working paper
Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness, and Consequences for Policy

Best M. C., Hjort J., Szakonyi D. S.

NBER Working Paper. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2017

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.


James Kung’s keynote speech at the 2nd WCCE

James Kung, Yan Ai Foundation Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, was among the keynote speakers at the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics «1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development» in Saint Petersburg on June 15-17, 2017.

Are sanctions pushing Russians to ‘rally around the flag’? Not exactly.

Writing for the Monkey Cage at the Washington Post, Professor Timothy Frye examines effects of economic sanctions in Russia on public opinion and levels of support for the Russian leadership.

Second World Congress of Comparative Economics

The Second World Congress of Comparative Economics “1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development” was held at National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia) on June 15 – 17, 2017, following the first successful meeting in Rome in 2015.

6th ICSID Conference and EACES-HSE Workshop

6th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) “Political Economy of Development: Exiting the Middle Income Trap” was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on June 13-14, 2017.

Inter-departamental expert seminar

The HSE Institute of Education and the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development held a closed expert seminar on inter-departamental cooperation and agenda-setting in the field of post-Soviet studies on June 7, 2017. 

Role of Political Parties in the Euromaidan Protests of 2013-2014

Julian G. Waller, Ph.D Candidate at the Department of Political Science at the George Washington University and ICSID Visiting Researcher, presented his research on "Popular Perceptions and the De Facto Role of Political Parties in the Euromaidan Protests of 2013-2014" at another meeting of the regular ICSID-CSDSI Seminar on June 6, 2017. The event was held jointly with the HSE seminar on political economy.

ICSID invites you

International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) invites you to its 6th Annual Conference “Political Economy of Development: Exiting the Middle Income Trap”and EACES-HSE workshop “Topics in Political Economy of Development”.

Presentation of a paper

HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held  their joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Developmenton on May 30, 2017.

ICSID-CSDSI Research Seminar

HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held another session of their joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on May 16, 2017.

New book

A new book by Ora John Reuter, ICSID senior research fellow, titled “The Origins of Dominant Parties: Building Authoritarian Institutions in Post-Soviet Russia” was published by Cambridge University Press at the end of April, 2017.