This year, three economists received the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel: Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig. For participants of the prediction contest, the jury's choice turned out to be quite unexpected—only six people guessed one of the three Nobel laureates.
The School of Asian Studies of HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs hosted a lecture by Mohammed Abdul Sattar al-Sayyed, Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) of Syria, and holder of a PhD in Islamic Studies. He told HSE students and experts about state-confessional relations in the republic.
On October 14, HSE University will host the 11th ICEF-CInSt International Moscow Finance Conference. This year’s event is the result of the joint organisational efforts of the International Laboratory of Financial Economics (LFE ICEF) and the Centre for Institutional Studies (CinSt). Vladimir Sokolov and Maria Semenova, members of the conference's organising committee, spoke to the HSE News Service about the programme and participants of the event.