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Oleg O. Zamkov

  • Oleg O. Zamkov has been at HSE University since 1997.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1990
    Associate Professor
  • 1980

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Economics

  • 1978

    Doctoral programme
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1975

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1975

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing Education

1991 Tilburg Universuty, programme of retraining

1992,1995,1996 London School of Economics & Political Science, Summer School

Professional Interests

  • Applied econometrics
  • Mathematical modeling of macroeconomic processes
  • Economics of education

Awards and Accomplishments

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Econometrics (Bachelor’s programme; International College of Economics and Finance; 3 year, 1-4 module)Eng


Predictors of Academic Achievement and their Possible Applications. Analytrics. Paris International Conference on Education, Economy and Society. Paris, 17-19 July 2008.

Comparability of Assessment of Students Studying for Two Degrees from Two Universities. European Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2009, "Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research". Vienna, 28-30 September 2009.

Paris International Conference on Education, Economy and Society (Paris, France), July 17 - 19, 2009; "Predictors of Academic Achievement and Their Possible Applications."

XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (Moscow, Russia), April 21, 2016; “The Influence of Additional Individual Achievements and Peer-Effects on ICEF Students’ Academic Performance” joint with O. Nechaeva.

ICEF Research Seminars

October 15, 2009

"Academic Achievement, its Predictors and Applications: the case of ICEF and UoL"



Total number of publications is over 60. Monographs, articles and textbooks were published in Russia, USA and Japan. Articles were published in such journals as Economics and Mathematical Methods, Matekon, EKO and others.

Predictors of Academic Achievement and their Possible Applications. Policy Futures in Education. Volume 7, Number 4, 2009. (With D. Lokshin).

Employment history

1979-1997 – Moscow State University, Associate Professor

1997 till present – Deputy Director of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance

Timetable for today

Full timetable

Results of the 2019-2020 academic year (ICEF Bachelor's program): a record

The past academic year was not easy, but in the end, it brought outstanding achievements, grades and degrees to students of the HSE and University of London ICEF double degree programme. This year's figures are almost double the previous records.

When the Borders Are Closed, Study ‘Abroad’ in a Double Degree Programme

This year, alternatives to studying abroad are as relevant as never before. HSE University annually launches new joint programmes with world’s biggest universities. One of HSE’s oldest and most recognized double degree programmes is the ICEF bachelor’s programme, in which students can earn a degree not only from HSE University, but from the University of London as well. Below, we talk about the advantages of such a degree, career opportunities after graduation, and the programme prerequisites.

'Research is like a detective story, it is very engaging'

Martsella Davitaya is an ICEF 2017 BSc programme graduate who received first class degrees from both HSE and University of London. Right after her BSc she entered a PhD programme at Columbia University (USA), where she is currently studying, doing research and teaching. In the interview she spoke about her career choices, her impressions of studying at Columbia and her future plans.

'ICEF shapes the way of thinking and opens horizons'

What’s in store for an enrollee of HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics? Recognition from Russia’s and Great-Britain’s top universities, great career prospects, contacts in the academic world, as well as the business community and financial sector. All this becomes a reality because ICEF is pushing the boundariesfor its students. We talked to the Programme’s Academic Supervisor, Oleg Zamkov, to find out how ICEF students become international.

You Don’t Have to Wake up 2 Hours Before Lecture, Get Dressed, and Go to Campus. Just Get up and Open Your Laptop.

On March 16, the rector decided to move all classes at HSE University online due to COVID-19. The largest universities in Russia and all over the world had to pull off the enormous feat of transitioning to online education immediately. As a result, the ongoing years-long discussions about the pros and cons of online education were put on pause. Academic supervisor of the ICEF bachelor’s programme, Oleg Zamkov, told us about how the ICEF has transitioned online, who can help when something goes wrong, and what resources will be necessary for online examinations.

The LSE Pro-Director Professor David Webb Sent a Video Message to the Future ICEF Students

The Open Day that took place this Sunday at ICEF was full of pleasant surprises. Guests did not only become familiar with the study process, teachers, and career opportunities, but also with an outstanding alumnus and even with the LSE Pro-Director Professor David Webb, who had recorded a video message from London for this special occasion.

We Forecast a Severe Global Recession

ICEF held a round table on Global Economy Challenges in 2020. Mr Thanassis Gontikas, Senior Vice-President of Edmond de Rothschild Bank (EdR) in Switzerland, was invited as a speaker.

HSE Staff Members Receive University Medals and Notes of Acknowledgement

On October 22, some university staff members were awarded HSE medals and notes of acknowledgement from the Rector.

‘You Showed Tenacity, and You Succeeded.’ How ICEF Celebrated Its 20th Anniversary

The HSE International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) is turning 20. The college celebrated its anniversary with a gala at the Pushkin Museum and with its largest graduating class ever.

'HSE ICEF Has a Diverse Team of Enthusiastic People'

As described by one of the original ICEF team members, Oleg Zamkov, ICEF Deputy Director and Academic Head of HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics, the success of ICEF was in choosing the right moment for the start and finding the right people, both academics and administrators. It would also be unimaginable without the advice and support from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), especially Richard Layard, who helped design several key elements of the curriculum for double degree programme, Richard Jackmanand Amos Witztum who made a significant contribution to ICEF idea implementation.

ICEF Education: Focusing on Internationalisation at Home

Academic Heads of the ICEF undegraduate and graduate programmes kindly share the unique features and advantages of ICEF study programmes for students.

5 Things You Need to Know about the International College of Economics and Finance 

How do ICEF graduates' careers work out? What do they learn at ICEF? What are the academic mobility opportunities? Oleg Zamkov, Deputy Director of the International College of Economics and Finance answers applicants' main questions.

New Prospects for ICEF Students

The students’ exchange programme between ICEF HSE and Istanbul Bilgi University starts in September 2015. In the first semester of the next academic year several ICEF students will go to study at Bilgi University and Bilgi University students will spend a term at ICEF. The universities will also develop plans for cooperation between ICEF and Bilgi academics.