On Wednesday, May 13, the award ceremony for the 2020 Russian National Award in Applied Economics took place on Zoom as part of the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. This year the prize was awarded to Marco Francesconi (University of Essex, UK), Fabián Slonimczyk, and Anna Yurko (HSE University, Moscow)
Lorenzo Fava is a student of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He came to HSE University – St Petersburg to study in a double-degree Master’s Programme in Finance. In his interview, Lorenzo tells why he chose a university in Russia, what are his favourite subjects and what he thinks of a distance learning mode.
What benefits does online learning have for students? What aspects of education should be reevaluated once the pandemic is over? How should we divide our working and personal time while in self-isolation? Representatives of HSE University’s Joint Department with the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, manager Margarita Grebenyuk, instructor Anastasia Lesnikova, and student Anna Naumova, share their experience with the department’s transition to online learning.