ICEF Associate Professors Fabián Slonimczyk and Anna Yurko became Winners of Russian National Award in Applied Economics – 2020
The Russian National Award in Applied Economics is given once every two years for outstanding published papers on the Russian economy at the country, industry, regional, or company level.
Dan Lifshits, ICEF BSc graduate (2014), started his career at the age of 18. At 22 he became the youngest аssociate of McKinsey in Europe ever, and now he is one of the top managers in Gett – a global technology platform. Dan told us how to change the consulting sphere to technologies and about his life and work in Gett.
ICEF Associate Professor of Finance Udara Peiris will talk about the upcoming financial problems on the Brown Bag Seminar on April 15th
Such a sudden and severe crisis as we have now can not only reset the economic activity to zero, but also offer many opportunities in the future. It is important to predict the trends, but this is not always easy. The World is changing very fast and it means not only losses, but also great opportunities for those who can fulfill their ideas in time and respond to consumer needs. An expert and a businessman talk about their positive experience from the sanctions, the regeneration of hippy culture, and how private investments can save the Russian economy.
Two new academics will start their work at ICEF in September 2020. They have already met ICEF researchers and were interviewed on the ASSA Meeting – a global academic community job market which took place in San Diego this January.
You don’t have to wake up 2 hours before the lecture, get dressed, go to the university. It is enough just to sit at the table and open the notebook
On the 16th of March the HSE Rector to start online education made the decision to move all lectures and seminars online. This measure was taken because of the spread of coronavirus. Due to the same reason the largest universities in Russia and all over the world had to pull their favorite trick – to transfer to online education immediately. So the longstanding discussions about pros and cons of online education have been delayed. The Academic supervisor of ICEF Bachelor’s programme, Oleg Zamkov, told us about the current organization of the learning process, who can help when something goes wrong, and which resources will be necessary for online examinations.
The Open Day that took place this Sunday at ICEF was full of pleasant surprises. Guests did not only become familiar with the study process, teachers, and career opportunities, but also with an outstanding alumnus and even with the LSE Pro-Director Professor David Webb, who had recorded a video message from London for this special occasion.
ICEF held a round table on Global Economy Challenges in 2020. Mr Thanassis Gontikas, Senior Vice-President of Edmond de Rothschild Bank (EdR) in Switzerland, was invited as a speaker.
An article by ICEF Assistant Professor Sofya Budanova on the manipulation of financial reports will be published in Management Science
Corporate financial statements can be quite subjective documents, because accounting rules are flexible and accountants often may use their discretion on how to report certain transactions. An article by ICEF Assistant Professor Sofya Budanova deals with this phenomenon.