A new article "Friendly Bureaucrats, Formal Rules, and Firms' Investment Decisions: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Russia" by IIMS and ISCID director Andrei Yakovlev and ISCID senior research fellow Denis Ivanov was accepted for publication in "International Journal of Emerging Markets".
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
Andrei Yakovlev, the director of IIMS and ICSID, is accepted as a Research Ambassador at the University of Bremen (Germany). He was appointed by the Rectorate of the University at the suggestion of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. Professor Yakovlev will represent the University in Russia and Eastern Europe and act as a liaison between any prospective students and researchers and the University of Bremen.
In a short interview, we asked prof. Juraj Nemec as a member of the Program Committee of the Workshop “Public Procurement in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia” and key-note speaker about his opinion on the workshop.
Despite all the turbulence and uncertainty created by Covid-19 crisis, HSE-EACES workshop on Public Procurement in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia was successfully held on April 9 (as originally planned) online via Zoom.
Andrei Yakovlev, Director of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, was invited to attend a workshop “Political economy of agricultural policies and land relations” as a keynote speaker. The workshop was held in IAMO (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies) on March 5-6
Journal of Public Money & Management accepted for publication a new article “Public procurement transaction costs: A country-level assessment" by Olga Balaeva, Andrei Yakovlev, Yuliya Rodionova and Daniil Esaulov
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
Polina Detkova, IIMS research assistant, talked about how her work at the Institute influenced her career choice.
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