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
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.
The article "Who Is Inclined to Hide the Truth: Evidence from Public Procurement" by Andrei Yakovlev, Yuliya Rodionova and Andrey Tkachenko was published online on the International Journal of Public Administration website.
The article “How Do Russia’s Regions Adjust to External Shocks? Evidence from the Republic of Tatarstan” by Andrei Yakovlev, Lev Freinkman, Sergey Makarov and Victor Pogodaev was published online on the Problems of Post-Communism website
The article “Proletarian Internationalism in Action? Communist Legacies and Attitudes Towards Migrants in Russia” by Alexander Libman and Anastassia Obydenkova was published online on the Problems of Post-Communism website.
A workshop: “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development” organized by ICSID and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on April 10-11, 2019.
HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held the first in the new 2019 year joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on February 6, 2019.
Joachim Zweynert, Professor of Political Economy at Witten/Herdecke University presented his new book«When Ideas Fail: Economic Thought, the Failure of Transition and the Rise of Institutional Instability in Post-Soviet Russia» at the joint meeting of the Political Science Departmental Seminar Series and IIMS seminar on September 28, 2018. After the seminar we asked Professor Zweynert a few questions about the origins of his research interest in the history of Russian economic thought.