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.
Noah Buckley-Farlee, research fellow at ICSID, has been working as an associate professor at Trinity College Dublin since August 1. We interviewed him about his impressions and further plans.
The joint workshop organized by ICSID and the University of Bremen on "Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism" will be held for the first time from 25 to 26 October 2019
Andrei Yakovlev and Yulia Rodionova took part in the Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC 2019) that was held in St. Petersburg on September 27-28, 2019.
International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development moved from Shabolovka to 18 Myasnitskaya Street
This summer and autumn, many faculties and institutes of HSE are changing addresses. In September ICSID moved to the cluster of NRU HSE on Myasnitskaya Street. Now the center is located on 18 Myasnitskaya Street, in the former house of Mishin, one of the best examples of the Moscow Art Nouveau. The buildings on Shabolovka will now be used by the Faculty of Business and Management.
The article "Who Is Inclined to Hide the Truth: Evidence from Public Procurement" by Andrei Yakovlev, Yuliya Rodionova and Andrey Tkachenko was published online on the International Journal of Public Administration website.
The article “How Do Russia’s Regions Adjust to External Shocks? Evidence from the Republic of Tatarstan” by Andrei Yakovlev, Lev Freinkman, Sergey Makarov and Victor Pogodaev was published online on the Problems of Post-Communism website
The 115th annual political science conference organized by the American Political Science Association took place in Washington, D.C., from August 29 to September 1. It was traditionally attended by the ICSID IIMS researchers.
The German Chancellor's Scholarship Fund, named after the famous naturalist, offers scientists a wide range of scholarship programs and awards ranging from 2,170 to 2,770 euros per month, individual mentorship, participation in seminars and projects.
The article “Proletarian Internationalism in Action? Communist Legacies and Attitudes Towards Migrants in Russia” by Alexander Libman and Anastassia Obydenkova was published online on the Problems of Post-Communism website.