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Research Seminar on Diversity and Development

Anand Sokhey became the 1st speaker starting new academic year to present his research at the ICSID-CSDSI regular seminar on Diversity and Development. The seminar was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy” and Economic Development and Growth Research Group on September 11, 2018.

Participation in the 15th European Association for Comparative Economic Studies Conference

IIMS research fellows presented their papers at the 15th Biannual Conference of EACES, which was held in Warsaw on September, 6-8, 2018.

New publications

Two papers on public procurement prepared by IIMS research fellows were published this week:  "Russian system of public procurement: the law is changing, the issues remain" and "Organizational Forms and "Incentives in Public Procurement: Natural Experiment at a Large Public Sector Organization in Russia" were published in the International Journal of Public Procurement".

Andrei Yakovlev as a guest researcher in Bremen

From August 13 to 25, 2018, IIMS Director Andrei Yakovlev is visiting the University of Bremen on invitation of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, working group of Jutta Günther. His visit takes place within the DAAD Eastern Partnership program and serves to continue and intensify joint academic research, exchange and development of future fields of cooperation.


Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) organized a two-day conference for young researchers YOUNG SCHOLARS CONFERENCE 2018, dedicated to the study of Russia, at the end of July. The conference was held for the first time and turned out to be very diverse in topics. Ekaterina Borisova, ICSID Deputy Director, was among its participants. She presented her project  «Generalized Trust, Preferences for Redistribution and Institutions», co-authored  by Denis Ivanov and Koen Sсhoors.

Illustration for news: SIOE Conference 2018

SIOE Conference 2018

ICSID research fellow Denis Ivanov took part in the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics that was held in a Montreal business school (HEC Montréal, Canada) on June 21-23, 2018.

Illustration for news: Conference of the European Political Science Association 2018

Conference of the European Political Science Association 2018

ICSID researcher fellows Israel Marques and Noah Buckley participated in the8th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA) on June 21-23, 2018. This year’s EPSA conference took place in the Apothecaries’ Wing of the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna – a UNESCO world heritage site.

Illustration for news: 21st Uddevalla Symposium 2018

21st Uddevalla Symposium 2018

IIMS Leading research fellow Victoria Golikova took part in the 21st Uddevalla Symposium  “Diversity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship – Regional, Urban, National and International Perspectives” that was held in the Sweden on June 14-16, 2018.

Illustration for news: Participation in the 10 th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy

Participation in the 10 th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy

The Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) together with EACES and the Academy for Civic Education (APB) organized their 10th Joint Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe. The event titled "Firm Behavior in Central and Eastern Europe: Productivity, Innovation and Trade” took place in a German town of Tutzing on June 11-13, 2018. ICSID research fellow Irina Levina presented her research project on decentralization of firms "Does firms' decentralization pay off in weak institutions setup? Decentralization and investment of Russian firms" during one of the panels.

Illustration for news: ICSID academic supervisor Timothy Frye received an HSE award

ICSID academic supervisor Timothy Frye received an HSE award

Timothy Frye was awarded a Medal of Honor from HSE for his active involvement in the work of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID). The award was presented personally by HSE Academic Supervisor Professor Evgeny Yasin during one of the sessions of the 7th ICSID Conference "Political Economy of Development: Historical and Contemporary Factors" on June 8.