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Andrey B. Zhulin

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Andrey B. Zhulin has been at HSE University since 2003.


Andrey Zhulin supervises HSE activities related to:

  • Expert analytical support (with the exception of expert analytical support in social policy and living standards of the population) for governmental bodies, including: expert support for the activities of the Russian Government on the issues of economic policy and public administration; implementing expertise commissioned by the Russian Government and other governmental bodies;
  • Implementation of applied research at HSE (with the exception of research in social policy and human capital [education, health care, culture, social aid]) commissioned by public bodies.

Performs the following duties:

  • Coordination with governmental bodies to facilitate the HSE's participation in expert and analytical work;
  • Oversight of the provision of expertise for legal acts and draft legal acts, as well as other official documents received by HSE from governmental bodies;
  • Coordination of HSE expert activities related to fulfilling requests from governmental bodies;
  • Coordination of HSE department activities related to applied research (with the exception of research in social policy and human capital [education, health care, culture, social aid]) commissioned by public bodies.
  • Supervision of activities of the Office for Expert Analytical Work.

Coordinates the operations of the following departments:



Master's in Economics
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Professional Interests

Administrative reform; organizational design, regulation, performance management, and information system development for federal and regional executive bodies of the Russian Federation.



  • 2009–present: HSE Institute for Public Administration and Municipal Management, Director of the Centre for Government Activity Analysis
  • 2006–2008: HSE Institute for Public Administration and Municipal Management, Head of the Project for Work with Federal Executive Bodies
  • Before 2006: HSE expert on administrative reform and public service

During his work at the Institute for Public Administration and Municipal Management, Andrey Zhulin organized the implementation of over 50 projects on administrative reform, e-government, public service, and the budgetary process for federal executive bodies. He has provided expert and analytical support for certain departments of the Russian Government, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, as well as the Working Group on the Standardization and Regulation of Public Functions and Services under the Government Commission on Administrative Reform.

HSE Creates Institute of Ecology

The new institute will be engaged in research and educational activities and will provide expert and analytical support for state projects in the field of environmental safety, as well as for projects outlined by Russia's federal policy in the Arctic.

Entering the Big Data Era — Will Traditional Statistics Still Be in Demand?

The development of a national data management system, along with its architecture and ontology, is one of the key issues for a future cabinet, believes Maxim Akimov, First Deputy of the Chief of the Government Staff of the Russian Federation. A discussion at a panel session on data in the digital era at the XIX April International Academic Conference at HSE looked into the key challenges in regards to Russian statistics and possible responses to them.

PPP in the IT sector: mechanisms of interaction and legislative regulation

On 8 February, the State Duma Committee for Natural Resources, Property and Land Relations held a roundtable discussion, titled "Legislation on Public-Private Partnership in information and communication technologies: issues for regulation". The session involved state deputies, representatives from public departments and public organisations, plus representatives from the specialist, scientific and business communities, including NRU HSE Vice Rector Andrey Zhulin and IPAM NRU HSE Deputy Director Vladimir Korolev.

‘HSE Offers Solutions Aimed at the Future…’

On November 27, the HSE Academic Council held an awards ceremony dedicated to the university’s 25th anniversary. The meeting saw the participation of representatives of the Russian President, members of government, and members of the Russian Federal Assembly. Governmental awards were given to a number of HSE employees for their tremendous accomplishments.

HSE Staff Receive Commendations from President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree for the commendation of prominent public and political figures. Andrey Zhulin, Vice Rector at HSE Perm, Galina Volodina, Director of HSE Perm, and Valeria Kasamara, HSE’s Senior Director for Government Relations, are among the figures mentioned in the decree.

HSE Students Win at the Open Data Hackathon

HSE students won prizes in several categories at the 2 day Data.gov.ru Hackathon #2 at the Analytical Centre for the Government of the Russian Federation.

HSE experts see the environment levy rate as justified

Setting the environment levy was one of the main innovations in state regulation of waste disposal, introduced by Federal Law No. 458 of 29 December 2014. At the request of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources, NRU HSE experts are working on the economic substantiation of the rates of the environmental levy for all groups of goods and products, waste from the use of which is subject to recycling.

23 Academics from HSE Appointed to the Government Expert Council

The new makeup of the Expert Council to the Russian government has been confirmed. It includes 366 members, 23 of whom are HSE staff.

13 pieces of advice for Putin

In September Vladimir PUTIN will be presented with the proposals of the Finance Ministry on how to enhance effectiveness in budget resources. RBK Daily was able to look over the draft report on this matter. It consists of 13 units and reducing treasury expenditure is proposed through a slowing in pension growth, cancelling subsidies for multiple-child families, cutting back on civil servant numbers and heightening controls over state defence procurement.
In the spring of this year, the President instructed the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Development to conduct an expert review of the effectiveness of budget expenditure and its optimisation. The task was addressed with the additional engagement of specialists from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), HSE and other analytical centres. These specialists included Andrey ZHULIN, Vice Rector of HSE and Director of the Centre for Analysis of the Activity of Executive Authorities.  

Open data: new opportunities and new problems

On 16 February the NRU HSE hosted a meeting on how to improve legislation as regards access to public information. The meeting was attended by Russian Minister for Open Government Mikhail ABYZOV and discussion moderators were Director of IPAMM’s Centre for Analysis of the Operations of Executive Authorities Andrei ZHULIN and IPAMM Director and HSE NRU Vice Rector Andrei KLIMENKO.

The Government To Disclose Data

The authorities are to make data linked with their operations available on the Internet by no later than 15 July 2013. This could create a market for private applications and services worth $200 million a year.
In late January a group of specialists from the 'Open Government' (including representatives of the Higher School of Economics, the Ministry of Economic Development and the company W3C) presented a draft concept for open data. The document was drawn up in fulfilment of a May 2012 presidential decree, according to which Internet users should have access to data, accumulated by government authorities. As a result, states the draft concept, the work of officials should become more transparent, while Russia could see the creation of a market for applications and services, using this information as its basis.

Four departments disclose dozens of databases for government data as part of a pilot project

'Government data, designed for disclosure, was gathered by a number of experts,' Andrei ZHULIN, NRU HSE Director for Expert Analytical Work, announced to Interfax. 'We knew that these data are collated by departments and have to be disclosed online, in accordance with various statutory requirements.'  

There shall be Open Data: the Higher School of Economics will develop a concept of open data for the Russian Federation09.08.2012 Public services in cooperation mode

The National Research University - Higher School of Economics is the winner of an open tender run by the Russian Ministry of Economic Development for the right to execute a government contract for elaborating a concept of open data for the Russian Federation.
The principal contractors under this contract at NRU HSE will be the Institute for Public and Municipal Management and the Semantic Technology Centre.

Medvedev Rewards Strategy 2020 Experts

The Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has awarded honours to some researchers from the Higher School of Economics for their work on the Strategy 2020 expert groups, including organization of the groups, the preparation of suggestions on topical issues for Russian socio-economic strategy up to 2020 and their personal input into the expert and analytical work