The Humboldt Foundation in Russia
On February 26-28, 2014, the HSE will host a conference on ‘The Role of the Humboldt Foundation in Consolidating and Developing Russian Science during the Transition’. Former Russian grant holders of the Humboldt Foundation and current research award winners are expected to be there. The Interdisciplinary conference is timed to coincide with the Foundation's 60th anniversary and the recent Germany-Russia Year. The event is to celebrate successful cooperation between Russian and German scientists. Andrei Yakovlev, Director of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies and the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Professor of the Faculty of Public Administration, agreed to give an interview to the HSE News Service about the influence of the Humboldt Foundation on his own life and on Russian scientific life in general.
New Structure of the HSE
The Higher School of Economics will undergo a number of structural changes in spring 2014. ‘Big’ faculties, which will provide educational programmes, are being created as part of the university. The faculties will include departments and schools, as well as research centres and departments of continuing education. The new university structure is part of the roadmap aimed at improving the HSE’s global competitiveness.
Russian light industry will save globalization
Russian light industry is slowly dying, and the only way to survive - is integration into global supply chain. Other support measures will not change the situation, but only for a while will allow businesses to keep afloat, according to the report "Can we save the Russian light industry", represented by the first vice-rector and head of the Laboratory of Economics and Sociological Research HSE Vadim Radaev
Article of researchers the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies in journal «Russland-Analisen»
In the new issue of the German scientific journal «Russland-Analisen» published an article «Die andere Seite des Wirtschaftsklimas in Russland» of researchers of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies Yakovlev A.A., Sobolev A.S., Kazun A.P.
Director of IIMS Andrei Yakovlev took part at 22nd Silvaplana workshop on political economy with paper "Criminal Persecution of Business in Russian Regions: Private Interests vs. “Stick” System"
Director of IIMS Andrei Yakovlev took part at 22nd Silvaplana workshop on political economy with paper "Criminal Persecution of Business in Russian Regions: Private Interests vs. “Stick” System" (co-authored by Yengenia Nazrullaeva and Alexei Baranov)
How to Become the Recipient of a Scholarship from the Federal Chancellor of Germany
Andrey Yakovlev, a board member of the Russian Association of Fellows of the Federal Chancellor of Germany and Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, told us about the German Chancellor Fellowship Program for young leaders which is implemented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Singaporean Businesspeople at the HSE
From June 23-26, 2013, a delegation from the Singapore Business Federation visited the Higher School of Economics (the HSE) as part of a special business tour. Its organizers, Andrey Yakovlev, Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, and Vasily Solodkov, Director of the HSE Banking Institute, as well as a participant told us about the event.
"Why costs for control grow, and laws are observed everything worse: the economic analysis of application of administrative law in Russia"
The presentation by Svetlana Avdasheva and Polina Kryuchkova at a scientific seminar of CIS
Empirical Analysis of Suppliers’ Non-performance Risks in Execution of Public Procurement Contracts in Russia
The video of Andey Yakovlev's report issued "Empirical Analysis of Suppliers’ Non-performance Risks in Execution of Public Procurement Contracts in Russia"
Andrey Yakovlev's new publication
Working paper A.Yakovlev ''Is there a ‘new deal’ in state-business relations in Russia?'' published in BOFIT Online.