On April 5th Luigi Luiso gave a special lecture on ‘The Right Amount of Trust’ at the Higher School of Economics. The event was organized as an additional event for the 11th International Conference on the Problems of Economic and Social Development. Video of the event added.
On March 9th –12th a group of European analysts carried out some research on education and education quality improvement systems in the context of the Bologna process at the HSE. The preliminary results of the research were unveiled at two presentations.
On February 16th the HSE Institute for the Development of Education held a seminar. Professor James Banks gave a report on ‘Race, Ethnicity, and Education:The Search for Explanations’. You can watch a video of the event here.
On February 15th Zuzana Fungáčová, a member of BOFIT —Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition, Helsinki, Finland, presented her reports entitled ‘Market Power in the Russian Banking Industry’and ‘Determinants of bank interest margins in Russia:Does bank ownership matter?’ as part of a research seminar of the HSE Department of Banking. A video of the event has been added.
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Cognitonics were published as part of the proceedings of the International Multiconference ‘Information Society 2009’ . Workshop Co-Chair was Vladimir Fomichev, PhD, Professor of the HSE Faculty of Business Informatics Department of Innovations and Business in Information Technologies.
On February 1st a research seminar of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance took place. Shlomo Weber, Southern Methodist University, USA, presented his report on ‘Games of Social Interactions with Local and Global Externalities’ at the seminar. You can watch a video of the event here.
"Semantics-Oriented Natural Language Processing: Mathematical Models and Algorithms" by Vladimir Fomichov
North American branch of Springer publishing house has published a book by Vladimir Fomichov, Professor of the HSE Department of Innovations and Information Technologies Business.
On December 28th a seminar on ‘Mathematical Methods of Analysis in Economics, Business and Politics'took place at the HSE. Tad Krauze, Professor in the Department of Sociology, Hofstra University, Hempstead NY, USA, delivered a lecture entitled ‘On Political Terror and Terrorism’ . Video of the event added.
On December 11th, 2009, the latest in our regular series of video conferences took place at the HSE Department of General Sociology as part of the Master’s programme in ‘Sociology of the Public Sphere and Social Communications’. George Ritzer, a prominent sociologist, was the speaker. You can watch a video of the event here .