Deals on government commissions, the anti-corruption declaration, job creators and job destroyers, trust, talent and institutions, the economy of Runet, the Russian internet; the most curious and useful research for economic policy carried out by HSE over the last year.
On 11-13 December 2012, the first meetings of the Russian G20 Presidency were held in Moscow. They included the Think 20, Business 20 and Civil 20 Meetings, the inaugural G20 Sherpas’ Meeting and the ‘Fostering Economic Growth and Sustainability’ conference.
Mikhail Komarov, lecturer at the Faculty of Business Informatics Department of Innovation and Business in Information Technologies, is one of the ‘100 young innovators’ at the ‘Open Innovations’ forum. Open Innovations is an open space for people who develop and implement innovative solutions all over the world. The event is focused on forecasting technology trends and defining the role of information technology in global processes.
Political Scientists at an International Roundtable in the Public Policy Department, Put Public Protest under the Microscope
The Department of Public Policy at the Higher School of Economics organised a roundtable on "Problems of Global Governance in Modern Political Science" at the VI Congress of Russian Political Science, held at Moscow State University of Foreign Affairs on 22-24th of November. The round table was co-chaired by D.G. Zaytsev, Associate Professor of the Public Policy Department and A.N.Potsar, Associate Professor of the Public Policy Department.
Patricia Albjerg Graham, a leading historian of American education, visited Moscow and St. Petersburg this week. HSE hosted a seminar on the problems of modern education where Patricia Graham provided a wide review on the current situation of American education.
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) publishes a monthly ranking of socio-economic research centers and universities. As of November 1st, 2012, the Higher School of Economics is in 2nd place in terms of number of papers published over the last 12 months. A year ago the HSE was 85th according to this indicator.
On the 15th-16th November on the eve of the “Crossroads” Russia- Holland year, HSE held a conference for the directors of leading universities in Holland and Russia. “The Russia-Holland inter-university partnership: new academic and scientific priorities.”
From November 15th – 16th a conference of the Russian-Dutch Universities Leaders ‘Russian-Dutch University Partnerships: Shaping Innovative Academic and Research Agenda’ will take place at the HSE. Olga Moshkova, HSE Director for International Cooperation, told us about aims of the conference.
On October 30th at a regular ‘Topical Research and Development in Education’ seminar at the HSE Institute for Educational Studies, Alastair Blyth, Policy Analyst at OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments, talked about ‘Changes in perception of spaces for self-education, innovation and knowledge exchange’.