The Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS) at the HSE was formed in 2001. Research interests of the Center are focused on the specifics of market functioning in transitional economies. The CLMS pays particular attention to the following problems:
- Evolution and differentiation of the remuneration of labour;
- Diversification of forms of employment as a mechanism for the adjustment of supply and demand in the labour market;
- Influence of the labour law on the functioning of the labour market;
- Changes in the pattern of demand for professions and qualifications;
- The educational system and the labour market;
HSE CLMS is one of the leading Russian centers in labour market studies. Its staff members regularly advise Russian ministries and governmental bodies as well as international economic organizations and employer associations. The Centre is headed by tenured professor Vladimir Gimpelson.
Speakers — Aleksey Oshchepkov (Center for Labour Market Studies HSE) and Maria Kravtsova (Laboratory for Comparative Social Research HSE).
The Government of the Russian Federation has expressed its gratitude the Director of the HSE Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS), Vladimir Gimpelson, and the Director of the HSE Institute for Social Policy (ISP), Lilia Ovcharova, for their hard work and professional contributions.
At the beginning of September, the American Political Science Associate (APSA) awards ceremony took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the ceremony, two awards were given to the work Misperceiving Inequality* by Vladimir Gimpelson and Daniel Treisman for the best research project presented at the 2015 APSA congress. The comparative public policy section gave one award, while the comparative political research section gave out the other.
New article by CLMS vice-director Nina Vishevskaya and CLMS senior research fellow Anna Lukiyanova "Decentralisation of the minimum wage setting in Russia: Causes and consequences" is published in "The Economic and Labour Relations Review".
Seminar on ‘Job stability and Fertility Intentions across Europe: Does Labour Market Legislation Matter?’
On November 10 a joint seminar of the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies and the Centre for Labour Market Studies was held at HSE. Tatiana Karabchuk, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Deputy Head of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, spoke on ‘Job stability and Fertility Intentions across Europe: Does Labour Market Legislation Matter?’
On August 18 the Bloomberg published the report ‘Putin Revives Soviet Deal of Pretend-Work-and-Pay to Hide Crisis’, which includes the commentary by Rostislav Kapeliushnikov, Deputy Director of the Centre for Labour Market Studies.
On August 18 the New York Times published the report ‘Inflation Robs Russians of Buying Power’, which includes the commentary by Vladimir Gimpelson, Director of the Centre for Labour Market Studies.
10th Advanced Summer School in Economics and Econometrics, University of Crete: Endogeneity in Econometric Models and Moment-Based Estimation
Anna Sharunina, Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Labour Market Studies took part in the Advanced Summer School on Economics and Econometrics, that was held at the University Campus in Rethymno, Crete from July 26 to August 2.
On June 22-24 the 36th Annual Conference of the International Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation was held in Athens.