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Alexandra Alexandrovna Moskovskaya

  • Alexandra Alexandrovna Moskovskaya has been at HSE since 2005.

Education and Degrees

  • 1994

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Economic Theory
    Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 1988

    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.

Courses (2018/2019)


  • 2017
    6th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprises (Louvain-La-Neuve). Presentation: Models of social enterprises in Russia from the perspectives of the welfare triangle
  • 2016
    Midwest Political Science Association 74th Annual Conference (Чикаго). Presentation: Professional association as a reflection of professional model: what other countries can learn on the basis of the Russian experience?
  • ISTR's 12th International Conference "The Third Sector in Transition: Accountability, Transparency, and Social Inclusion" (Стокгольм). Presentation: The trajectory of legitimation of social entrepreneurship in Russia: are the social enterprises able to create a new order?
  • 2015
    5th EMES Conference on Social Enterprise (Helsinki). Presentation: Institutionalization of social entrepreneurship in Russia: cross-sector partnership or a business project?
  • 2013
    The 11th Conference of the European Sociological Association “Crisis, Critique and Change” (Турин). Presentation: Professional Associations in Russia: between Market and professional Community
  • 4th EMES International Conference on Social Enterprise (Льеж). Presentation: Social enterprises and their environment: a comparative study of organizations created by internationally recognized leaders of social entrepreneurship
  • 2012
    Профессии в системе права и общества во Франции и в России (Les professions dans le droit et dans la société en France et en Russie) (Guyancourt). Presentation: Variety and specific character of professional models in Russia
  • 2011
    3rd EMES International research conference on soc ial enterprise "Social innovation through social intrepreneurship in civil society" (Роскильде). Presentation: The state and the social entrepreneur in Russia: an accord or a dissonance?
  • 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (Женева). Presentation: Development of professional knowledge towards social entrepreneurship
  • 2010
    17-th ISA World Congress of Sociology 2010 (Гётеборг). Presentation: The Variety of Professional Models: Russian Experience in the Western Research Context
  • 2009
    9th Conference of European Sociological Association "European Society or European Societies?" (Лиссабон). Presentation: The role of the Russian Business in Formation of a New Professional Model (an Industrial Focus)


Employment history

Director of Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Studies, NRU HSE, Moscow

Timetable for today

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When is poverty more important than inequality?

Article of A. Moskovskaya “When is poverty more important than inequality? The difference of interpretations and the situation in Russia”
This article is a response to recent interview of new minister of Economics of Russia Maxim Oreshkin to Kommersant daily, in which the minister associated lowering barriers for the economic growth in Russia with overcoming poverty and lack of human resources. Alongside, he claimed that the problem of poverty is more relevant to the Russian economy than that of inequality.In her article, Moskovskaya A. offers five variants of response to the question what is more relevant – poverty or inequality, depending on socio-economic and political context of a certain country, the relevance of the Russian situation to each variant is discussed..

Russian-American Seminar on Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

On March 14th, 2016, an Russian-American seminar on social entrepreneurship and social innovation was held at the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Studies. Jeffrey Robinson, Alexandra Moskovskaya, Alexander Chepurenko and several Russian social entrepreneurs took part in the event.

How to provide “New Moscow” with highly qualified work places

With the joining of new territories to Moscow (“New Moscow”), adjustments are needed to the general plan for development of the capital until 2025. On 5 November, HSE hosted the second workshop in the cycle of “New Moscow in the context of agglomeration: priorities and prospects of development”, which involved the participation of experts from the State Unitary Enterprise – Research and Project Institute for the General Plan of the City of Moscow.