Andrei Yakovlev, Head of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, became a member of the Academic Advisory Board working on the Discuss Data project
The project is initiated as collaboration between the Research Centre for East European Studies of the University of Bremen (FSO), Göttingen State and University Library (SUB) and supported with the grant from the German Research Council (DFG).
Timothy Frye, ICSID academic supervisor and the chair of the Political Science Department at Columbia University, appeared on the American TV-channel NY1 last week
Tim joined Errol Louis, the host of "Inside City Hall" - a nightly political show on NY1, to discuss a report from the Obama administration that accused Vladimir Putin of ordering a hidden campaign to influence America's presidential election in favor of Donald Trump. Tim also offered some insights into the current state of affairs in Russia and relationship between the USA and Russia nowadays.
Presentation of the paper "Institutional Quality and Social Policy Preferences"
On December 13, 2016 HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions in cooperation with the seminar “Political Economy” held their regular joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development.
A new article written by the IIMS director Andrey Yakovlev and ICSID research fellow Anton Kazun was published in the Journal of Eurasian Studies.
Seminar on Diversity and Development
On November 15, 2016 ICSID held another session of its regular research Seminar on Diversity and Development in cooperation with NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions and the seminar “Political Economy”.
Dynamics of Inequality and Convergence after Transition – Evidence from Russia
On 3rd November International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Laboratory for Labor Market Studies and Centre for Labour Market Studies held the joint seminar, where the paper «Dynamics of Inequality and Convergence after Transition – Evidence from Russia» was presented.
Scientific Report in IIMS
On 28th October in the International Center for Study of Institutions and Development Ilja Viktorov, PhD, researcher, Department of Economic History, Stockholm University, presented his report entitled «The Swedish employers and the wage-earner funds debate during the crisis of Fordism in the 1970s and 1980s».
What Are the Russian Elites Going to Build?
In the last number RUSSIAN ANALYTICAL DIGEST was published article «What Are the Russian Elites Going to Build?» (author A. Yakovlev). This paper reflects the results of a research project funded within the framework of the Basic Research Program at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE).
International Summer School on Educational Finance
Israel Marques and Thomas Remington took part in the International Summer School on Educational Finance that was held on July 3-10 in Beijing. The event was organized by the China Institute for Educational Finance Research, Peking University (CIEFR) and HSE Institute of Education.
5th International ICSID Conference «Political Economy of Inequality»
Higher School of Economics in Moscow hosted a 5th annual conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) «Political Economy of Inequality» on June 20-22, 2016.