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Elena V. Chirkova

  • Elena V. Chirkova has been at HSE University since 2009.

Education and Degrees

  • 1995

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1989

    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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2016, 2015

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Courses (2018/2019)

Editorial board membership

2007: Member of the Editorial Board, Корпоративные финансы (Journal of Corporate Finance Research).


Employment history

The Bank of Moscow, the Head of the Department of the Strategic Equity Investment, 2008–2009

Rothschild Investment bank, advisor, 2007

Deloitte, senior manager, director, the head of the mergers and acquisitions group, 2002–2006

Troika Dialog investment company, consultant, vice-president of the Investment Banking Department, 1998–2002

Harvard University, Department of Economics, visiting scholar, 1997

RINACO asset management company, the CEO, 1996

The Center for Foreign Investment and Privatization and its subsidiary Centerinvest SMK, manager of the Corporate Finance Department, 1991–1996 

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Timetable for today

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'We Follow the Traditions and Standards of the Best Business Schools'

In 2016, the Strategic Corporate Finance (SCF) programme is celebrating its 10th anniversary and is becoming fully English-taught. Anastasia Stepanova, a graduate of the programme and its current academic director, told us about the unique features of studying in the programme.

American Publisher Releases Book on Warren Buffet by HSE Associate Professor

Associate Professor in the HSE Faculty of Economics (School of Finance) Elena Chirkova’s book The Warren Buffett Philosophy of Investment: How a Combination of Value Investing and Smart Acquisitions Drives Extraordinary Success has just been published in the U.S. and U.K. by McGraw-Hill Professional, an American publisher. In a recent interview with the HSE news service, Professor Chirkova spoke about why she wrote it.