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.
HSE has started recruitment for post-doctoral positions for the next academic year. International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) has 5 proposals (announcements) on the topics of social capital, network analysis, economic history, collective action, and on a broader topic of political economy of development.
Andrei Yakovlev, the Head of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, took part in the Conference on Eastern Europe's New Conservatives: Varieties and Explanations from Poland to Russia, which was held in Berlin on February 9-10, 2017.
Elena Podkolzina, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Institutional Studies at HSE, presented her paper "Corruption perception and competition in public procurement: empirical evidence from Russian regions" (co-authored with P. Detkova and A. Tkachenko) on January 31th, 2017.
Leading Research Fellow of the ICSID Ekaterina Borisova took part in a research seminar in Lucca (Italy)
Ekaterina presented her paper “Bridging or Bonding? Preferences for Redistribution and Social Capital in Russia” (co-authored with A. Govorun and D. Ivanov) at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca on December 24th, 2017.
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 Research Seminar on Diversity and Development. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy”.
Andrei Yakovlev, Head of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, became a member of the Academic Advisory Board working on the Discuss Data project
The project is initiated as collaboration between the Research Centre for East European Studies of the University of Bremen (FSO), Göttingen State and University Library (SUB) and supported with the grant from the German Research Council (DFG).
The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at Higher School of Economics in Moscow together with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) are pleased to invite submissions to the workshop: Topics in Political Economy of Development.
Timothy Frye, ICSID academic supervisor and the chair of the Political Science Department at Columbia University, appeared on the American TV-channel NY1 last week
Tim joined Errol Louis, the host of "Inside City Hall" - a nightly political show on NY1, to discuss a report from the Obama administration that accused Vladimir Putin of ordering a hidden campaign to influence America's presidential election in favor of Donald Trump. Tim also offered some insights into the current state of affairs in Russia and relationship between the USA and Russia nowadays.