An article "A Centralist Approach to Regional Development: The Case of the Russian Ministry for the Development of the Far East" by Alexander Libman and Andrei Yakovlev was published online in the journal "Europe-Asia Studies".
In March 2021 the HSE University and Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) were awarded an institutional partnership grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to foster cooperation between these two institutions and to involve in it a broader group of younger fellows and doctoral students. On May 27th this project will start with a digital workshop "Varieties of Populism in East and West" (deadline for submission is April 23rd; for more info about the workshop see the link at the end of the news). We interviewed Professor Dr. Katharina Bluhm, director of the Institute for East European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, about the goals of this project and prospects of cooperation between the HSE University and the FUB.
HSE has started recruitment for post-doctoral positions for the next academic year. Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) has proposed 2 research topics for postdoctoral fellows: Public Procurement and Enterprise Competitiveness and Effectiveness.
Call for applications! There are 2 PhD positions at the Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO), University of Bremen, Germany, within the Innovative Training Network (ITN) “Mapping Uncertainties, Challenges and Future Opportunities of Emerging Markets: Informal Barriers, Business Environments and Future Trends in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia” (MARKETS) funded by an MSCA grant of the European Union in the context of Horizon 2020
Despite all the turbulence and uncertainty created by Covid-19 crisis, HSE-EACES workshop on Public Procurement in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia was successfully held on April 9 (as originally planned) online via Zoom.
Journal of Institutional Economics (Cambridge University Press) accepted for publication a new article “Calling the Cavalry: Firm-level Investment in the Face of Decentralized Expropriation” by Israel Marques, Andrei Yakovlev, Anton Kazun and Irina Levina
Deadline is coming: EACES Workshop on public procurement at the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development
The EACES workshop on public procurement will be held within the framework of the XXI HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. Submission deadline is December 27, 2019.
Yuliya Rodionova, junior research fellow in the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies spent two month in a Department of Economics and Management of University of Padova. There she continued her research activities related to the analysis of public procurement system with Paola Valbonesi as her academic adviser, one of the leading researchers in this field. Yuliya gave us feedback on her internship, told us about her future plans and the way she spent her academic life in Italy.
The article “Autocratic governors in public procurement” by Andrey Tkachenko, research fellow of Laboratory of Empirical Analysis of the Enterprises and Market Transition Economies (IIMS) and Daniil Esaulov (ICEF) was published on the European Journal of Political Economy website.
51st Annual Convention of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies was held in November 23-26, 2019 in San Francisco, CA. ICSID staff members Andrei Yakovlev, Ekaterina Borisova, Israel Marques, Amanda Zadorian and Guzel Gariffulina as well as ICSID associate fellows Michael Rochlitz and Alexander Libman took part in the convention.