Workshop at the University of Oxford
ICSID researchers took part in an international workshop «Political elites and political rents under electoral authoritarianism: evidence from Russia and beyond» that was held at the University of Oxford, the United Kingdom, on April 3, 2017.
BASEES Conference 2017
Some of the ICSID researchers took part in the annual Conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES), which was held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, on March 31 – April 2, 2017.
ICSID-CSDSI Research Seminar
Another session of the regular Research Seminar on Diversity and Development organized by ICSID and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions took place on March 28, 2017. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy”.
HSE April Conference
XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development organized by Higher School of Economics will take place in Moscow on April 11-14, 2017.
ICSID Leading Research Fellow Ekaterina Borisova was invited to take part in a seminar organized by the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies (LLMS) and the Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS) on March 14, 2017. Ekaterina presented her paper «Bridging or bonding? Preferences for redistribution and social capital in Russia» (co-authored by Denis Ivanov, Research Fellow at ICSID).
Another session of the joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development
Constantine Sorokin, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Senior Research Fellow at the International Laboratory of Decision Choice and Analysis at NRU HSE, presented his paper "Distributional comparative statics for auctions and beyond" (co-authored by Eyal Winter) on March 14, 2017.
Maria Giulia Silvagni, who holds a PhD from the University of Bologna in Italy, joined the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development as a postdoctoral Research Fellow in September 2016. She told us about her professional and personal experiences during her time in Moscow.
An article by Thomas Remington, ICSID Leading Research Fellow, titled "Business-government cooperation in VET: a Russian experiment with dual education" was published online in “Post-Soviet Affairs” on March 3, 2017.
Report "Calculating Corruption: Political Competition and Bribery under Authoritarianism"
HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held another session of their Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on February 28, 2017. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy”.
The article «Was ist es, das Russland zu verteidigen versucht?» by Andrei Yakovlev, ICSID and IIMS Director was published in the journal Russland-Analysen.