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‘It Is Absolutely Necessary for Scholars and Students to Be in Contact with Peers Around the World’

‘It Is Absolutely Necessary for Scholars and Students to Be in Contact with Peers Around the World’
Bruno de Conti, Assistant Professor at the University of Campinas (Unicamp, Brazil), has been cooperating with the HSE School of International Regional Studies for a few years. In his interview with the HSE News Service, he talks about the importance of developing academic cooperation between Russia and Brazil and shares his impressions of HSE University and Moscow.

Youth Considers Education the Main Life Choice

Youth Considers Education the Main Life Choice
Researchers from HSE University have conducted a study among graduate students to identify which life choice they consider the most important. All respondents linked their successes and failures to education. Decisions in other significant areas, such as relationships with loved ones or choosing a place to live, were often viewed through the lens of education. The study was published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.

'We Are Open to Cooperation on an Equal Basis and Will Find a Path to a Better Future'

'We Are Open to Cooperation on an Equal Basis and Will Find a Path to a Better Future'
How are digital platforms contributing to sustainable development? How is international cooperation progressing in Eurasia? How should the Russia-India business dialogue proceed? HSE University's scientists presented their answers during expert discussions at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Consumer Prices Decrease in Densely Populated Areas

Consumer Prices Decrease in Densely Populated Areas
HSE University economists have proposed a novel approach to modelling monopolistic competition with heterogeneous firms and consumers. The results of collaborative research carried out by Alexander Tarasov from Moscow, his co-authors from HSE University–St Petersburg, together with the Norwegian School of Economics, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Free University of Brussels, have been published in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

Boundaries between Developmental Language Disorders and Typical Performance Blurred in Young Children

Boundaries between Developmental Language Disorders and Typical Performance Blurred in Young Children
A new study by researchers at the HSE Language and Brain Centre and the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences can change the current understanding of language acquisition in young children, revealing that the boundaries between typical performance and developmental disorders are not as clear-cut as previously believed. Having tested more than 100 Russian-speaking children between the ages of 4 and 7, the researchers discovered that some children diagnosed with developmental language disorders (DLD) performed on par with their peers who did not have speech and language diagnoses. The study has been published in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Football Players Cover Greater Distances During Critical Derby Matches at Home Arena

Football Players Cover Greater Distances During Critical Derby Matches at Home Arena
Researchers at the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences examined the level of effort that professional football players are willing to exert during a match in absence of financial incentives. It appears that the primary factors driving players to strive harder for victory are the strength of the opponent and the significance of the match for the club. This is particularly noticeable in derby matches between teams from the same city, such as the Moscow derby between CSKA and Spartak on April 25, 2024. The study has been published in the Journal of the New Economic Association