20th December Director of the Institution for Industrial and Market Studies Andrei Yakovlev and research assistant of the International Center for the Study Institutions and Development Anton Kazun took a part with report on the 10th Annual Conference Italian Society of Law and Economics in Verona, Italia.
Scientific fellow of the International Center of Study Institutions and Development Denis Ivanov has taken part with a report “Human Capital and Culture: How Did It Matter for Development?” in workshop in Philippines on 7-13 December.
In the Institute for Industrial and Market studies had finished a course of lections by "Methods of causal analysis"
As a part of scientific seminars «Institutional problems of Russian economics» by inviting of the International Center for Study Institutions and Development had completed a course of lectures Postdoctoral Fellow of the Department of Politics of the Princeton University James Lo, by the topic of «Methods of causal analysis».
In a joint research event of International Center for Study of Institutions and development and scientific workshop «Political Economy» NES-HSE held a lecture of Postdoctoral Fellow of the Department of Politics of the Princeton University James Lo on the topic of «Ideological Clarity in Multi-Party Competition: A New Measure and Test Using Election Manifestos»
Generally, Russian businesses are fairly resistant to external shocks. Many enterprises have not only survived the 2008 crisis, but have increased their market share since then. Major companies with foreign owners and those investing in restructuring and modernisation have a better chance of success, according to Boris Kuznetsov, Professor at the Department of Economic Analysis of Organizations and Markets and co-author of the study 'The impact of industrial strategies on resilience to external shocks and on the post-crisis development trends'
Professor William Pyle from Middlebury Collage gave a seminar about research into Russia's business lobby. In 2014, together with Finnish economist Laura Solanko, he received the National Award for Applied Economics, which was established by organizations including the HSE.
Jordan Gans-Morse, Assistant Professor of Department of Political Science (Northwestern University, USA) spoke about his scientific work and life in Russia.
Contemporary Russia’s political system is becoming more and more similar to the Chinese one, while the Chinese economy is demonstrating stable growth and the Russian one is stagnating. Andrey Yakovlev , Professor at the HSE Department of Theory and Practice of Public Administration, believes that the Chinese were able to effectively use the methods of governance they adopted from the USSR. His paper ‘Incentives in the System of Public Administration and the Economic Growth’ was presented at the conference ‘Challenges for Economic Policy in the New Environment’
Director of IIMS A. Yakovlev made a scientific report in the Institute of Economics and Finance Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Director of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies A. Yakovlev went to short-list of Yegor Gaidar Award 2014 in category « For the outstanding contribution in economics».