HSE’s Ranking in SSRN: September 2012
The Social Science Research Network has published its university rankings for September, 2012.
For the first time since the HSE authors started publishing their papers on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), the Higher School of Economics has taken 4th place as assessed by the number of papers added during the last 12 months and by the total of authors. Despite this fact, as assessed by number of downloads and citations, the HSE is in the second hundred among 1500 universities, departments and research centers of the socio-economic profile. HSE is also only 74th by inclusive total of papers published on the SSRN.
In the updated ranking of HSE authors on SSRN, the leading positions by number of downloads and citations are held by Dean Fantazzini, Mikhail Lokshin, Timothy Frye, and Dmitry Repin. Along with these authors, the top ten authors by number of papers published on SSRN include Vladimir Gimpelson and Olga Lazareva.
Among the working papers from the HSE basic research programme, the most popular by number of views is still the paper by Gaaitzen J. de Vries, Abdul A. Erumban, Marcel P. Timmer, Ilya B. Voskoboynikov and Harry X. Wu ‘Deconstructing the BRICs: Structural Transformation and Aggregate Productivity Growth’. The top three also include papers by Nadezhda Lebedeva and Peter Schmidt ‘Values and Attitudes towards Innovation among Canadian, Chinese and Russian Students’, and YegorLazarev, AntonSobolev, Irina Soboleva, and Boris Sokolov ‘Trial by Fire: a Natural Disaster’s Impact on Attitudes toward the Government in Rural Russia’.
Moscow, Tatarstan and St. Petersburg are the leaders of the new ranking. Based on 53 indicators, the ranking can be used by regional governments to develop and optimize their innovation policy. The ranking presentation was held on October 31 at a press conference hosted by the TASS news agency.
is HSE University’s ranking in terms of salaries of graduates employed in the field of economics and finance. The ranking was prepared by Superjob.ru research centre based on a study of the average income of young professionals who graduated from 2013–2018.
HSE University has maintained its leading position in the ranking compiled by the Russian Council for International Affairs. The ranking evaluated the websites of 65 Russian universities. HSE was awarded 104 points out of 108, increasing its position by 11 points on last year. HSE's closest rival ranked a further 17 points behind, which is a larger gap than previously.
Mikhail Blinkin is one of Russia’s leading experts in urbanism, city planning, and urban transport. He has headed the HSE Institute for Transport Economics and Transport Policy Studies since 2011 and has been HSE Tenured Professor since 2013. In 2017, Mikhail Blinkin was the recipient of an HSE Honour Award 1st Class, as well as the Golden HSE award for Best Expert.
On November 27, the HSE Academic Council held an awards ceremony dedicated to the university’s 25th anniversary. The meeting saw the participation of representatives of the Russian President, members of government, and members of the Russian Federal Assembly. Governmental awards were given to a number of HSE employees for their tremendous accomplishments.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree for the commendation of prominent public and political figures. Andrey Zhulin, Vice Rector at HSE Perm, Galina Volodina, Director of HSE Perm, and Valeria Kasamara, HSE’s Senior Director for Government Relations, are among the figures mentioned in the decree.
A book entitled The Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Project by Associate Professor at the HSE Faculty of Media Communications Olga Baysha has been published by Lexington Books (United States).