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Alexey Zakharov

  • Alexey Zakharov has been at HSE since 2007.

Education and Degrees

  • 2004

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Mathematical and Instrumental Methods in Economics
    Central Institute of Economics and Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 2003

    Postgraduate programme
    Central Institute of Economics and Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 1999

    New Economic School

  • 1997
* 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Student Term / Thesis Papers

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Participation in international conferences

  • International Conference of the Econometric Society. Shanghai, China, 2010
  • International Conference of Public Choice Society. 2009, 2010
  • 10th meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare. Moscow, Russia, 2010 
  • Annual general conference of the European Political Science Association. 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Lisbon Meeting  on Institutions and Political Economy. Lisbon, Portugal, 2013
  • International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. HSE, Moscow, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • International workshop "Quantitative analysis in political science". HSE, Moscow, 2013
  • 13th SAET Conference on Current Trends in Economics. Paris, France, 2013

Areas of research interest

  • Political Science (Formal/Positive);
  • Political Economy;
  • Social Choice Theory;

Research interests

  • Formal political theory, especially with application to electoral behavior
  • Electoral fraud
  • Empirical research in voting behavior

Professional services

  • Reviewer for American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Games and Economic Behavior, Public Choice, Social Choice and Welfare, Journal of Public Economic Theory
  • Head of Theoretical Economics section, International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. 2010-2013
  • Member of Executive committee, European Political Science Association. 2012-2014
  • Head, research seminar series on political economy, Higher School of Economics

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Good by, sovok!

Aleksey Zakharov, assistant professor in the HSE, Department of Economics about the younger generation  investing in change.

The New Times

HSE Hosts Russian National Award in Applied Economics

The winner of the 2018 award is Ina Ganguli, Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The American researcher stood out for her series of articles analysing the productivity of Russian scientists in the 1990s, as well as their decisions concerning emigration and the impact that emigration had on the diffusion of Russian science in the United States.

Anatoly Vishnevsky Wins Gaidar Prize

Director of the Institute of Demography, HSE, Tenured Professor Anatoly Vishnevsky was singled out for his outstanding contribution to Russian economic thought. The prize giving ceremony was in Moscow on 12th November.