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Sergey Shishkin

  • Sergey Shishkin has been at HSE University since 1997.

Functions and Responsibilities

1. Organization of work in the HSE Scientific Fund programme.

2. Provision of the completion of fundamental research within the HSE Center for Fundamental Studies.

3. Coordination and supervision of the activity of HSE Faculties and regional branches in terms of their work on fundamental studies.

Education and Degrees

  • 1993

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1984

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1984

    Doctoral programme in Mathematic Methods of Economic Analysis
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Economics

  • 1981

    Degree in Economic Cybernetics
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Economics

  • 1981

    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.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.


Pierre Mendès France University of Grenoble, 1994

University of York, England, 1996, 1997

University of Nantes, France, 1996

Professional Interests

  • Economics of social industries
  • Economics and laws of non-commercial sector

Awards and Accomplishments

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Editorial board membership

  • 2023: Member of the Editorial Council, Вопросы государственного и муниципального управления.

  • 2010: Member of the Editorial Council, Обязательное медицинское страхование в Российской Федерации.

  • 2008: Member of the Editorial Council, Журнал исследований социальной политики (Journal of Social Policy Studies).


Timetable for today

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HSE Experts Discuss the Situation in the Country with Presidential Aide Maxim Oreshkin

HSE University academics held a discussion with Maxim Oreshkin, presidential aide and graduate of the HSE University, as part of theXXIII Yasin (April) International Academic Conference. They talked about the current socioeconomic situation and the future of Russia's development. The discussion was moderated by HSE Academic SupervisorYaroslav Kuzminov.

Experts on the Consequences of COVID-19: The Pandemic Gives Impetus to Science and Technology

TheHuman Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre and HSE University, in cooperation with the World Bank, held the conference ‘New Challenges of Demographic, Epidemiological and Medical-Technological Development: Search for New Models of Healthcare Development.’ The participants discussed whether the healthcare system was prepared to face the pandemic, how the latter affected lifespans and excess mortality rates, whether we can trust statistics, and what we should do to see ‘the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.’     

Inequality and Social Cholesterol: How to Find Balance in Society

What are the outcomes of growing inequality? How much inequality is there in Russian healthcare and education? What does Russian society think about inequality? (Spoiler: that it’s excessively high and unfair.) These questions and many others were discussed by Russian and French researchers at the conference ‘Socio-economic Inequality and Poverty in the Modern World: Measures, Dynamics, and Prospects in an Age of Uncertainty’.

State and Civic Efforts Helped Save at Least 80,000 Lives in Russia During the Pandemic, HSE Experts Say

In a study, ‘How Many Deaths from COVID-19 Were Avoided by Russian Society’, experts from HSE University found that the restrictive measures taken by the Russian government and its citizens to combat the spread of the virus saved the lives of tens of thousands of Russians.

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.

April Conference Discusses Strategic Areas of Russia’s Development

The XVIII April International Academic Conference has kicked off at Higher School of Economics (HSE). This major event includes expert discussions on the strategic problems facing Russia’s economic and social development. Representatives of the Russian Government will take part in the debates.

Centre for Health Policy Staff Presented a Paper at the EuHEA Conference 2016

The Paper ‘The Motivational Effects of Changing from a Fixed Salary to Performance Based Remuneration of Russian Physicians’ Was Prepared by the Centre’s Director, Sergey Shishkin, and Leading Research Fellow Aleksandr Temnitsky. The Research Uses the Data of Five Surveys Conducted in 2007–2014.
Sergey Shishkin Presented the Paper at the European Association of Health Economics Conference in Hamburg, Germany on July 14, 2016.

Plenary Session 'Health Care System Reforms: Problems and Results'

Plenary Session 'Health Care System Reforms: Problems and Results' Took Place in Moscow on April 21, 2016

The 18th Human Development Report was published

Chapter 10 ‘Analysis of State and Directions of Improvement of Population Health in the Context of Sustainable Development’ was authored by the Centre’s Director, Sergey Shishkin

Centre for Health Policy Staff  together the WHO Country Office, Republic of Moldova Staff arranged a Workshop in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova

‘Activities of Health Care Organizations in Crisis Situations' workshop took place in Tiraspol on November, 3–5 2015


of Russians reported the existence of electronic scheduling at the health clinics they visit. This is 7% more than in 2013.

Centre for Health Policy Study among HSE's Top 14 Most Interesting Research Projects of 2014

A study carried out by the Centre for Health Policy on how patients pay for medical care in the healthcare system was named one of HSE’s top 14 most interesting research projects of 2014. The study was carried out by the Centre’s Director, Sergey Shishkin, along with Elena Potapchik and Elena Selezneva.

Staff from Centre for Health Policy Take Part in Russian-Taiwanese Symposium on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Centre’s Director, Sergey Shishkin, and Senior Research Fellow Elena Tarasenko took part in a Russian-Taiwanese symposium on research in the humanities and social sciences. The symposium was held in Taipei, Taiwan on November 14-17, 2014.

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.

Centre for Health Policy Director Sergey Shishkin participates in 13th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy in Athens

The Director of the Centre for Health Policy Director, Sergey Shishkin, took part in the13th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy in Athens, Greece, where he presented his paper on ‘Doctors’ Motivation in the Post-Semashko Healthcare System.’

Centre for Health Policy Director Sergey Shishkin Presents Paper at X World Congress on Health Economics in Dublin

The Director of the Centre for Health Policy Director, Sergey Shishkin, took part in the X World Congress on Health Economics in Dublin, Ireland, on July 13-16, 2014, where he presented his paper on ‘Adopting New Medical Technologies in Russian Public Hospitals: What Causes Inefficiency?’

Centre Staff Publish Working Paper

A working paper prepared by the Director of the Centre for Health Policy Director, Sergey Shishkin, and Research Fellow Elena Selezneva has been published in the 'Public Administration' working paper series of the Basic Research Programme.

Leading Centre Experts Participate in Russian-Dutch Roundtable to Discuss Medical Insurance

The Director of the Centre for Health Policy Director, Sergey Shishkin, and Leading Research Fellow in the Centre, Igor Sheiman, were invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on medical insurance. The roundtable was organized by the Russian Health Ministry’s Department of International Cooperation and Public Relations and the Embassy of the Netherlands in the Russian Federation.

HSE Experts have Become Members of a Council under the Russian Government

The list of members of the Expert Council under the RF Government has been approved. Its 200 members include staff from the Higher School of Economics.

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

Representatives of expert groups from the Strategy-2020 project speak at a meeting of committee leaders from the Russian CCI

On 15 November 2011, a meeting was held of committee heads from the Russian Chamber Commerce and Industry, dedicated to a discussion of key aspects of Russia's socioeconomic development, as set out in the Strategy-2020 project. The event was opened and hosted by President of the Russian CCI Sergei KATYRIN.
The expert reports to the meeting were preceded by a brief welcoming address by NRU HSE Rector Yaroslav KUZMINOV. Reports were also presented by head of the expert group Optimising the state's presence: reducing regulatory functions, ensuring transparency and feedback in relations with civilians and business Andrei KLIMENKO, head of the expert group Strengthening market institutions. Ensuring stable conditions for ownership and development of competition and stimulating small business Andrei YAKOVLEV and head of the expert group Human health and habitat Sergei SHISHKIN.