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 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 October 10, 2017.
IIMS and ICSID researchers are going to take part in a joint workshop on Russian/Postcommunist Politics funded by the Carnegie Corporation, the Jordan Center, and the Harriman Institute (USA), and organized by Columbia and New York University.
IIMS Director Andrei Yakovlev contributed a chapter titled «Political Response to the Crisis: The Case of Russia» to a new book by Palgrave Macmillan «Economics of European Crises and Emerging Markets». The chapter was co-authored with Natalia Akindinova, Andrey Chernyavsky and Nikolay Kondrashov.
HSE students have chosen the University’s best teachers of 2016/17 academic year. The students voted online via the LMS module ‘Rate your Courses’ from May 29 to June 18, after the obligatory Teaching Quality Assessment. After completing the assessment form, the students were asked to select two best lecturers and workshop supervisors. Unlike the Teaching Quality Assessment, voting was not obligatory, and the students could leave the form blank.