On June 23, 2016, members of the ICSID team Thomas Remington, Israel Marques and Vladimir Bazavliuk visited the automobile plant of Volkswagen Group Rus and its vocational education facilities in the town of Kaluga.
The prestigious National Award in Applied Economics 2016 has been granted to Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, Professor at the Paris School of Economics, and Evgeny Yakovlev, Professor and Director of the New Economic School Data Centre, for their paper ‘The Unequal Enforcement Of Liberalization: Evidence From Russia's Reform Of Business Regulation’. The National Award ceremony took place on April 20, 2016 as part of the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.
The prestigious National Award has been granted to Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, Professor at the Paris School of Economics, and Evgeny Yakovlev, Professor and Director of the New Economic School Data Centre, for their paper ‘The Unequal Enforcement Of Liberalization: Evidence From Russia's Reform Of Business Regulation’*. The National Award in Applied Economics is given once every two years for outstanding published papers that analyse the Russian economy at the country, industry, regional, or company level.
An article "Markets of joint products: A theoretical model and policy implications" was published in the "Russian Journal of Economics " in July 2015. The paper was co-authored by the IIMS researcher Andrey Shastitko.
Leonid Polishchuk , Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Head of the HSE Laboratory for Applied Analysis of Institutions and Social Capital, presented his paper “Institutions and Visa Regimes”(co-authored with C.Gracheva, K. Schoors and A. Yarkin) at the joint ICSID-CSDSI workshop held at Malaya Ordynka on February 9th.
Papers by several IIMS research fellows were included in the list of top 15 research projects of HSE in 2015, according to Opec.ru.
ICSID post-doc research fellow Israel Marques took part in the meeting of the Allied Social Sciences Association that was held in San Francisco, USA, on January 2, 2016.
Another seminar of the IIMS research seminar series "Institutional problems of the Russian economy" was held at HSE on December 3, 2015.
Elizabeth Plantan, Ph.D. candidate in Government at Cornell University, discusses her work at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID HSE) and life in Russia.