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.
Denis Ivanov, research fellow of the ICSID, obtained a position of visiting researcher at the IOS Regensburg (Das Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung) and told us about his forthcoming visit there
Andrei Yakovlev gave a comment on constitutional reform and change of government. The comment was published in the latest issue of Russian Analytical Digest
Polina Detkova, IIMS research assistant, talked about how her work at the Institute influenced her career choice.
51st Annual Convention of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies was held in San Francisco (USA) at the end of November, 2019. Amanda Zadorian, ICSID research fellow, among other ICSID staff members gave a paper. We asked Amanda to give her opinion on the convention
Journal of Institutional Economics (Cambridge Press) accepted for publication a new aricle “Calling the Cavalry: Firm-level Investment in the Face of Decentralized Expropriation” by Israel Marques, Andrei Yakovlev, Anton Kazun and Irina Levina
On November 27, "Golden Citation" ceremony was held in the HSE University in order to award the most cited HSE scholars. Ora John Edward Reuter, senior research fellow of ICSID, became one of the nominee of this award
A new article by Michael Rochlitz, Professor at the University of Bremen and ICSID associate fellow, and Nikolay Petrov, Professor in the HSE School of Politics and Governance, "Control Over the Security Services in Periods of Political Uncertainty: A Comparative Study of Russia and China" was published in Russian Politics
The Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies (BGTS) is accepting applications for an English-language PhD programme starting from December 2. Deadline for submitting applications – January 31, 2020.
51st Annual Convention of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies was held in San Francisco (USA) on November 23-26, 2019. ICSID staff members Andrei Yakovlev, Ekaterina Borisova, Israel Marques, Amanda Zadorian and Guzel Gariffulina as well as ICSID associate fellows Michael Rochlitz and Alexander Libman took part in the convention.