Over the past three years, the business climate in Russia has improved for companies with a long planning horizon and for those receiving government support. State-owned companies, however, have been worse off after losing their privileges and facing a level playing field, according to Andrei Yakovlev, director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, Irina Levina, research fellow at the same Institute, and Anastasia Kazun, postgraduate student at the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences.
Researchers from International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) took part at joint Workshop on Comparative Studies of Regional Governance in China and Russia with the Institute of Emerging Market at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Research fellow of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) Andrei Tkachenko was among the participants of the 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists “Agriculture in an Interconnected World”.
IX World Congress of ICCEES (International Council for Central and East European Studies) was held in Makuhari, Japan, on August 3-8, 2015. The event was supported by the Japan Council for Russian and East European Studies.
24th international Silvaplana Workshop in Political Economy took place in a beautiful Alpine town of Pontresina, Switzerland, on July 25-29, 2015.
The HSE selected its best teachers and emloyees who will receive academic bonus payments in 2015.
An article "The Impacts of Different Regulatory Regimes on the Effectiveness of Public Procurement" was published online in the "International Journal of Public Administration" in July 2015.
Thomas Remington, Leading Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), told The HSE Look about the projects at ICSID and involvement of students into research.
The fourth annual conference of the HSE International Centre for the Study of Institutions and Development recently concluded. Leading researchers from Russia and abroad discussed the effect that institutions, elites and collective action all have on the economies of countries, especially developing economies.
Russian corporate raiders prefer to operate in regions with developed trade and industrial sectors, but where there are fewer lawyers and non-profit organizations, said Anton Kazun , junior research fellow at the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, in his paper ‘Corporate raid in Russian regions: indicators and factors’.