On April 5th the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development will start at the Higher School of Economics. Evgeniy Yasin, Academic Supervisor of the HSE, told us about the topics of the conference and its relevance.
On the eve of the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development which will take place from April 5th – 7th at the Higher School of Economics, some of the forum’s international participants answered a few questions from the HSE news service.
Martin Carnoy, Professor at the Stanford University (USA) and Academic Supervisor of the HSE International Laboratory for Educational Policy Research, told us about some of the tasks and plans for the Laboratory.
John Nye, Professor at George Mason University (USA), who has recently become the Academic Supervisor of the HSE’s International Laboratory for Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms, told us about his view of the laboratory’s activity.
Starting from 2011 the HSE is offering scholarships for the international students applying for short-term and semester program. The Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a study abroad program (BA, MA levels) at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics. The aim of the program is to promote the internationalization of the HSE education and give financial support for the most talented international students to study at the HSE.
On February 28th the administration of the Higher School of Economics met with a delegation of U.S. universities’ administrations representatives, leading staff members of the Institute of International Education, USA, and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).
Preparation for the APPAM (Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management) international professional conference has begun at the HSE Faculty of Public Administration. The topic of the conference is ‘Improving the Quality of Public Services’. Conference organizers, Douglas Besharov, Professor at the University of Maryland (USA) and APPAM International Conference Convener Representative, and Alexey Barabashev, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration, talked to us about the tasks and the programme of the forum.
The preliminary programme of the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development has been organized by the Higher School of Economics with the participation of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Andrey Yakovlev, Vice Rector of the HSE, told us about the applications received, the work of experts and the preparation of the forum programme.
On December 30th Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met with the HSE administration and teaching staff at the HSE professor club.
Recently Professor Wesley Johnston from Georgia State University (USA) read a course of lectures on marketing strategies to students of the HSE Faculty of Management. One of the HSE organizers of this project was Olga Tretyak, Head of the HSE Department of Strategic Marketing. What do they think about interuniversity partnership, joint research projects and the future of this cooperation?