Scientific fellow of the International Center of Study Institutions and Development Denis Ivanov has taken part with a report “Human Capital and Culture: How Did It Matter for Development?” in workshop in Philippines on 7-13 December.
In the Institute for Industrial and Market studies had finished a course of lections by "Methods of causal analysis"
As a part of scientific seminars «Institutional problems of Russian economics» by inviting of the International Center for Study Institutions and Development had completed a course of lectures Postdoctoral Fellow of the Department of Politics of the Princeton University James Lo, by the topic of «Methods of causal analysis».
In a joint research event of International Center for Study of Institutions and development and scientific workshop «Political Economy» NES-HSE held a lecture of Postdoctoral Fellow of the Department of Politics of the Princeton University James Lo on the topic of «Ideological Clarity in Multi-Party Competition: A New Measure and Test Using Election Manifestos»
Professor William Pyle from Middlebury Collage gave a seminar about research into Russia's business lobby. In 2014, together with Finnish economist Laura Solanko, he received the National Award for Applied Economics, which was established by organizations including the HSE.
Jordan Gans-Morse, Assistant Professor of Department of Political Science (Northwestern University, USA) spoke about his scientific work and life in Russia.
Contemporary Russia’s political system is becoming more and more similar to the Chinese one, while the Chinese economy is demonstrating stable growth and the Russian one is stagnating. Andrey Yakovlev , Professor at the HSE Department of Theory and Practice of Public Administration, believes that the Chinese were able to effectively use the methods of governance they adopted from the USSR. His paper ‘Incentives in the System of Public Administration and the Economic Growth’ was presented at the conference ‘Challenges for Economic Policy in the New Environment’
Director of IIMS A. Yakovlev made a scientific report in the Institute of Economics and FinanceChinese University of Hong Kong.
Director of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development A. Yakovlev went to short-list of Yegor Gaidar Award 2014 in category « For the outstanding contribution in economics»
The staff of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development took part in 14th Annual Aleksanteri Conference, Restructuring State and Society in Russia. 22-24 October, 2014 in Helsinki.
Research fellow International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development Denis Ivanov, made a report «What Is the Relationship between Trust and Preferences for Redistribution in Russia?» At the conference «Public Goods through Private Eyes Project concluding conference», which was held October 9-10 in Warsaw .