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of employees in companies in the knowledge industry in 2013 have two degrees, a post graduate degree or an MBA.


of public sector employees have a higher education. In private companies, only 26.7% of employees have a higher education.


of Russian universities are focused on vocational training for regional and local labour markets. In 2008, 44% of universities worked for the regions and cities where they are located.

Why Does Argentina Want to Join the BRICS?

Will Argentina join the BRICS? The member countries will be discussing the issue at their summit in July. Specialists at the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) are studying the BRICS. Senior Research Fellow Stanislav Zaichenko discusses what might be the impact of Argentina’s membership.

Russian Universities in World Rankings

HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov Talks with Gazeta.ru on Education Reform and Russian Universities’ Problems with Inclusion in World Rankings.

‘Future Ministers’ Discuss Energy Efficiency

On May 12, 2014, a Youth Day took place in Seoul, South Korea as part of the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial. Anastasia Edelkina, Research Fellow of the ISSEK Foresight Centre, represented Russia at the meeting of young scientists from 16 countries.

Illustration for news: Evgeny Yasin: ‘The HSE, the New Economic School and Gaidar Institute Are Restoring Research to the Pre-Revolutionary Level in Russia’

Evgeny Yasin: ‘The HSE, the New Economic School and Gaidar Institute Are Restoring Research to the Pre-Revolutionary Level in Russia’

Today, HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin celebrates his 80th birthday. The HSE News Service congratulates him, and in honour of the celebration, is publishing an extract from Andrey Kolesnikov’s book ‘Dialogues with Evgeny Yasin’.

Presentation of 'Planet Ponzi': Numbers Never Lie, People Do

On April 15, 2014, Mitch Feierstein, a British-American investor, banker, analyst, and columnist for The Independent and Huffington Post, presented the Russian edition of his book Planet Ponzi: How Politicians and Bankers Stole Your Future. What Happens Next. How You Can Survive, at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.

Total Dictation 2014 at the HSE

On April 12, 2014, Total Dictation took place at the HSE – an all-Russian event to check literacy. Those interested in checking their level of Russian grammar skills participated in 350 cities spread over 45 countries. HSE campuses were among some of the venues used for this dictation.


of students in Russian universities are foreigners. Since 2011 the number of foreign students in Russian universities has increased by 1.2%.