The Expert Institute was created at the HSE in October 2009.
Key tasks of the Institute's activity:
1. Research in the following fields:
- Industrial markets;
- Problems of inflation and economic growth;
- Socio-psychological studies;
- Analysis of structural changes in economics;
- Other areas of economic and social research.
2. Development of methodology of the study of industrial markets, research in this area, preparation of recommendations regarding economic policies and market regulation.
3. Theoretical and applied research of investment processes and preparation of recommendations for the improvement of the investment climate.
4. Research of monetary theory and economic growth theory problems, preparation of suggestions regarding the issues of monetary policy and participation in actions in response to this problem.
5. Theoretical and applied research in cross-cultural, social and economic psychology.
6. Investigation of the influence of socio-economic changes, including the financial crisis, on the values and views of Russian people.
7. Study of the influence of culture, values, social axioms etc. on socio-economic development.
8. Initiating special economic, statistical and econometric research in the areas mentioned above and creation of relevant databases.
9. Expert support and participation in the development and implementation of economic measures in the areas mentioned above.
10. Coordination of work of the expert community in the areas mentioned above, including the organization of conferences, seminars and discussions as well as support and development of national and international scientific links.
11. Support of the HSE's interaction with federal and local governmental bodies of the RF, as well as Russian and foreign educational, scientific and expert centers and other NGOs working in the fields of the Institute's specialization.
12. Distribution of the results of scientific research, preparation of publications and presentations on the results of the research.
13. Support of the HSE's development of international academic cooperation.
On April 6-10, 2020 in Moscow, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University), with the support of the World Bank, will be hosting the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.
The Conference's Programme Committee will be chaired by Professor Evgeny Yasin, HSE University's academic supervisor.
On Jule 16 the article "Mapping ethnic stereotypes and their antecedents in Russia: The Stereotype Content Model" by Anastasia Batkhina, Susan T. Fiske (Princeton University, USA) and Dmitry Grigoryev is available online.
27 - 30 June 2019 near Moscow there was the IX Summer School "Design of Cross-Cultural Study", organized by the International laboratory for socio-cultural research, Expert Institute, Higher School of Economics. The teachers of the school were the foreign researchers: Michael Bender (PhD, Assistant Professor, Tilburg University), Byron Adams (PhD, Assistant Professor, Tilburg University), and Ella Daniel (PhD, Assistant Professor, Tel Aviv University).
On May 24 the article "Towards an Integration of Models of Discrimination of Immigrants: from Ultimate (Functional) to Proximate (Sociofunctional) Explanations" by Anastasia Batkhina, John W. Berry, Dmitry Grigoryev and Fons van de Vijver is available online.
On April 23 Demintseva E.B. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "How do "migrant schools" arise and who are the "children of migrants"?".
Professor Emeritus John W. Berry of Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario, Canada and the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia as the winner of the 2019 William B. Gudykunst Outstanding Book Award for his edited book: Mutual Intercultural Relations published by the Cambridge University Press, 2017.
On April 16 Khokhlatova E. (Founder of the Group for the Development of Analytical Psychology in Kazakhstan) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Cultural complexes expressed in language constructs of the Russian, Kazakh, and Turkish languages".
On March 21 Elena Zivkovich took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Interethnic attitudes in polycultural space (by the example of Serbia)".
On March 19 Pugacheva V.R. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Fear of illness in the context of basic human values of adults".
On February 28 Kristina Velkova took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Multiple identities as a predictor of attitudes toward other culture members: the case of Russia".