Post-Soviet life and the economic ups and downs of recent years have changed the attitude of Russians towards saving. Now, it is not the less fortunate who save, but the more intelligent, according to Elena Berdysheva and Regina Romanova. Or, more to the point, it’s the more intelligent women: domestic finances are usually dealt with by females. At HSE’s recent XIX April International Academic Conference, researchers explained how Russians adjusted and optimized family budgets following the crisis of 2014-2017 and how this relates to gender issues.
Thursday, February 21
Research seminar on ‘European Union: Forming a New Agent in the Field of International Security’ with Georgey Kuterev and Richard Sakwa
CInSt Research Seminar 'All Along the Watchtower: Defense Lines and the Origins of Russian Serfdom'
Friday, February 22
Mini-workshop 'New Frontiers in High-dimensional Probability and Statistics 2'
Lecture by Richard Sakwa on 'Reflections on Post-Cold War International Order'