An article "A Centralist Approach to Regional Development: The Case of the Russian Ministry for the Development of the Far East" by Alexander Libman and Andrei Yakovlev was published online in the journal "Europe-Asia Studies".
On June 7-10 the 10 th ICSID Conference will be held online. Ekaterina Borisova and John Reuter, the ICSID fellows who were responsible for the Conference organization, answered our questions about the upcoming event.
In March 2021 the HSE University and Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) were awarded an institutional partnership grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to foster cooperation between these two institutions and to involve in it a broader group of younger fellows and doctoral students. On May 27th this project will start with a digital workshop "Varieties of Populism in East and West" (deadline for submission is April 23rd; for more info about the workshop see the link at the end of the news). We interviewed Professor Dr. Katharina Bluhm, director of the Institute for East European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, about the goals of this project and prospects of cooperation between the HSE University and the FUB.
IOS Regensburg Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies offers a funding support (from 4 to 6 months) to recent PhD graduates with their research projects. The institute invites young scholars with projects in the fields of history, economics and political science.
Call for applications! There are 2 PhD positions at the Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO), University of Bremen, Germany, within the Innovative Training Network (ITN) “Mapping Uncertainties, Challenges and Future Opportunities of Emerging Markets: Informal Barriers, Business Environments and Future Trends in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia” (MARKETS) funded by an MSCA grant of the European Union in the context of Horizon 2020
This is our pleasure to announce that the National Prize in Applied Economics 2020 was awarded to the article “Democratizing Access to Higher Education in Russia: The Consequences of the Unified State Exam Reform" published in the “European Economic Review” (2019, Volume 117, pages 56-82) by Marco Francesconi (University of Essex, UK), Fabián Slonimczyk (ICEF, HSE, Moscow) and Anna Yurko (ICEF, HSE, Moscow).
Journal of Institutional Economics (Cambridge University Press) accepted for publication a new article “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