As part of the project “The International Academy of Foresight” the Foresight Centre at the HSE Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) is receiving its first interns from partner universities. Tiina-Maria Seppänen, researcher at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), and Alexander Chulok, head of department at ISSEK, talked to us about their joint research plans.
Martin Gilman, the Director of Centre for Advanced Studies of the HSE has been the Head of CAS in Moscow since 2006. Today we asked Dr. Gilman about the current situation in the international recruitment of academic staff.
The HSE Law Faculty team are finalists for the first time in the Russian stage of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Competition which finished on February 3rd. The competition started in 1960 when it was between two teams at the Harvard Faculty of Law (on Cuban agricultural reform), since when it has travelled around the world. The competition acquired the name of the famous American international lawyer and judge at the International Court from 1961 to 1970, Phillip C. Jessup (1897-1986)
This year HSE is taking part in the International Year of Statistics. We asked Vice Dean of the Faculty of Economics Alexey Ponomarenko to tell us about the events which are planned in connection with it, including those at the April Conference.
From April 2 – 5 the HSE, with the support of the World Bank and IMF will be holding the XIV April International Conference on Economic and Social Development. Andrey Yakovlev, deputy head of the committee, told us about the preliminary programme of the forum.
The Master in European Business (MEB) Programme offered by HSE's International Institute of Administration and Business (IIAB) in cooperation with ESCP Europe moves to a new level. For the first time, both semesters will be available in Moscow, during the 2013/2014 academic year. IIAB Director Irina Maltseva gives an overview of the programme.
‘Each Student Studies on His Own, and the Teacher Is Only the Torch Which Lights His Way through a Dark Forest’
Ella Khabina, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics department of Higher Mathematics, was named one of the best HSE teachers conducting seminar classes in 2012, in a vote by students from the Faculty of Economics.
Compared with large companies, small and medium-sized businesses in Russia find it easier to avoid complying with the country’s strict labor legislation because they are able to skirt its regulations. Meanwhile, large companies, which ensure theyabide by the law, offsettheir extra costs by paying lower wages. Here are some findings from 'Employment Legislation as a Factor of Employer Behaviour', a research paper by Olga Mironenko, a researcher at the HSE Laboratory for Labour Market Studies (LIRT).
Interview with Maxim Nikitin, Academic Supervisor of the ICEF master’s programme in Financial Economics.
The master’s programmes in mathematics and mathematical physics at the Faculty of Mathematics were started two years ago. We put our questions to the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Sergei Lando, to get a progress report.