International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions continue their series of joint research seminars held at the ICSID new office at 17 Malaya Ordynka once every two weeks.
"Empirical Analysis of the Public Procurement System in Russia" is a title of a new book edited by A. A. Yakovlev, O. A. Demidova and E. A. Podkolzina. Presentation and discussion of the book took place at the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies on September 30th.
Over the past three years, the business climate in Russia has improved for companies with a long planning horizon and for those receiving government support. State-owned companies, however, have been worse off after losing their privileges and facing a level playing field, according to Andrei Yakovlev, director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, Irina Levina, research fellow at the same Institute, and Anastasia Kazun, postgraduate student at the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences.
Researchers from The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) took part at joint Workshop on Comparative Studies of Regional Governance in China and Russia with the Institute of Emerging Market at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
ICSID Research Fellow Israel Marques successfully defended his doctoral dissertation "Political institutions and preferences for social policy in the post-communist world" at Columbia University on September 10, 2015.
On August 8-14 the 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economics took place in Rome, Italy.
The article ‘Institutional Frameworks to Support Regulatory Reform in Middle-income Economies: Lessons from Russia's Recent Experience’ by Andrei Yakovlev, Director of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development was published in the journal ‘Post-Communist Economies’.
IX World Congress of ICCEES (International Council for Central and East European Studies) was held in Makuhari, Japan, on August 3-8, 2015. The event was supported by the Japan Council for Russian and East European Studies.
24th international Silvaplana Workshop in Political Economy took place in a beautiful Alpine town of Pontresina, Switzerland, on July 25-29, 2015.
The HSE selected its best teachers and emloyees who will receive academic bonus payments in 2015.