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Andrei A. Yakovlev

  • Tenured Professor (2016)
  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Andrei A. Yakovlev has been at HSE since 1993.

Responsibilities

1. Coordination of support and promotion of academic research at the HSE, organizational support of applied research and preparation of materials on the strategic planning for the HSE activities.

2. Coordination of the HSE's cooperation with Russian and international academic and analytical centers.

3. Coordination of the HSE Annual International Scientific Conference Programme Committee and provision of leading Russian and international researchers' participation in the event.

4. Coordination of the work of the Institute for Enterprise and Market Analysis.

Education and Degrees

  • 1992

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Economics
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1988

    Diploma in Economics
    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

Awards

‘Golden Vyshka' for Achievements in Research in 2007 - for the ‘Agents of Modernization' monograph (Moscow, HSE, 2006)

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)

Editorial board membership

  • 2013: Member of the Editorial Council, Economic Systems.

  • 2009: Member of the Editorial Board, Журнал новой экономической ассоциации (New Economic Journal).

  • 2007: Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies.

  • 2003: Member of the Editorial Board, Российский журнал менеджмента.

  • 1997: Member of the Editorial Board, Экономический журнал Высшей школы экономики.

Publications

Books3

Articles and book chapters30

Working papers19

Employment history

  • Nov. 1993 - present: University - Higher School of Economics, Vice Rector, Director of the Institute for Enterprise and Market Analysis
  • Jul. 2002 - Sept. 2003: German Chancellor Scholarship program, guest researcher at the Research Centre for East European Studies, Bremen
  • Aug. 1998 - Nov. 1998: Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition, guest researcher
  • Jan. 1993 - Jun. 1995: Institute for Economy in Transition, research fellow, senior research fellow, head of laboratory
  • Dec. 1991 - Dec. 1993: Institute of Economic Policy of the Academy of National Economy and the Russian Academy of Sciences, research fellow
  • Jun. 1991 - Feb. 1994: Institute for Organized Market Research, academic supervisor - director for research
  • Dec. 1990 - Oct. 1992: Rynok (Market) weekly, Delovoy Mir (Business World) newspaper supplement - observer

Biography

  • Nov. 1993 - present: University - Higher School of Economics, Vice Rector, Director of the Institute for Enterprise and Market Analysis
  • Jul. 2002 - Sept. 2003: Member of the German Chancellor Fellowship programme, guest researcher at the Research Centre for East European Studies, Bremen
  • Aug. 1998 - Nov. 1998: Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition, guest researcher
  • Jan. 1993 - Jun. 1995: Institute for Economy in Transition, research fellow, senior research fellow, head of laboratory
  • Dec. 1991 - Dec. 1993: Institute of Economic Policy of the Academy of National Economy and the Russian Academy of Sciences, research fellow
  • Jun. 1991 - Feb. 1994: Institute for Organized Market Research, academic supervisor - director for research
  • Dec. 1990 - Oct. 1992: Rynok (Market) weekly, Delovoy Mir (Business World) newspaper supplement

 

Membership in professional organizations and expert councils:

  • Member of the Commission on Commodity Exchanges under the State Anti-Monopoly Committee of Russia - 1993 - 2000
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the HSE Economic Journal - since 1997
  • Member of the Programme for the Support of Economic Analytical Centers Council, Moscow Public Science Foundation with the support of USAID - since 1999
  • Member and Founder of the Social Sector Economics Researchers Association - since 2000
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Russian Journal of Management - since 2003
  • Member of the Russian Association of the German Chancellor Fellowship programme graduates - since 2003
  • Chairman of the Russian Association of the German Chancellor Fellowship programme graduates - in 2004 - 2005
  • Member of Expert Counsil under the Government of the Russian Federation - since 2014

Timetable for today

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The R and S in BRICS

Andrey Yakovlev, Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, comments on the state of Russian economy in his interview to China Radio International.

China Radio International

Russians rejecting money for barter

Vice-rector of SU-HSE Andrey Yakovlev: "Bartering could help struggling companies ride out the crisis, but in the longer term it could prove to be a hindrance to Russia's economic growth, particularly in its recovery from the downturn". 

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Have Car, Need Briefs? In Russia, Barter Is Back

“Now managers are really trying to reduce costs and inefficiency”, - said Andrei Yakovlev of the Higher School of Economics.

The New York Times

New Tenured Professors at HSE

On April 29, 2016 at the Academic Council meeting 25 HSE Professors were conferred the status of Tenured Professor.

‘This Year Marks an Important Step in the Conference’s Trajectory’

The XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development hosted by the HSE with support from the World Bank will start in Moscow on April 19th, 2016. Deputy Chairmen of the Conference Programme Committee Lev Jakobson and Andrei Yakovlev discuss the new format of the April Conference’s plenary sessions and share their views on some of the new themes and particularly noteworthy guest speakers.

April International Academic Conference

On  April 19-22, 2016, the National Research University Higher School of Economics with a support of the World Bank organizes the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. 

HSE Recognizes Staff Achievements

At an Academic Council meeting on February 26, four HSE staff members were given awards for their outstanding achievements and contributions to their departments and to the university as a whole.

Andrei Yakovlev Turns 50!

On February 26, the Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, Andrei Yakovlev, celebrated his 50th birthday.

From Post-Doc to Tenure-Track: First-Hand Experience

The HSE Look interviewed Michael Rochlitz about the experience of getting from a post-doc to tenure-track position, integration into HSE life and research plans. Michael, an Assistant Professor at the School of Political Science of the Faculty of Social Sciences, joined HSE in 2013 as a post-doc Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) of the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies.

Young Scholar Explores the Effect of Weak Institutions on Support for Social Policy

On January 26, Israel Marques, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the HSE International Centre for the Study of Institutions and Development, delivered a lecture at HSE St. Petersburg entitled ‘Institutional Qualities and Individual Preferences in Social Policy’. Following the lecture, he agreed to speak with the HSE news service about his research interests, his time at HSE and his experience living and working in Russia.

Top 15. HSE's Most Interesting Research in 2015

Public misperceptions of inequality; Sanctions hit the best companies; How high is mortality in Russia?; How the type of university affects graduates' salaries; What national pride means; Muslims sharing a Protestant ethic; Economic inactivity among Russians; Russian travellers reluctant to book hotels online; The right to be forgotten; and Analysts can be wrong – these were the HSE's most interesting research papers in 2015, according to Opec.ru.

Companies Supported by Government More Optimistic about Investment Climate

Over the past three years, the business climate in Russia has improved for companies with a long planning horizon and for those receiving government support. State-owned companies, however, have been worse off after losing their privileges and facing a level playing field, according to Andrei Yakovlev, director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, Irina Levina, research fellow at the same Institute, and Anastasia Kazun, postgraduate student at the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences.

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID)

Thomas Remington, Leading Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), told The HSE Look about the projects at ICSID and involvement of students into research.

International Scholars Reflect on HSE Political Science Conference

The 4th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) ‘Institutions, Elites and Collective Action in the Developing World’ took place at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on June 30- July 1, 2015. It was preceded by an EACES-HSE Workshop ‘Political Economy of Development: New Challenges and Perspectives’ on June 29, 2015. Several international researchers have spoken to HSE News Service about the conference and their research projects.

Presentations by IIMS and ICSID Researchers at ISNIE 2015 International Conference

From June 18 – 20, 2015, the 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE) took place at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Andrei Yakovlev, Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) and the HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), Ekaterina Borisova, ISCID leading research fellow, and Michael Rochlitz, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, spoke at the conference.

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID)

Thomas Remington, Leading Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), told The HSE Look about the projects at ICSID and involvement of students into research.

Top 16 Most Interesting Reports Presented at the HSE's XVI April International Academic Conference

Social policy challenges and losses; Russians are not Europeans; Why parents in Moscow hate the USE; Defence attorneys' strategies in dealing with law enforcement agencies; Migrants in Moscow: myths and reality; Why switching to 'effective contracts' for school teachers does not work—these were among the most interesting papers from the HSE's XV April Conference, according to Opec.ru.

Crisis Poses New Challenges for Researchers

The XVI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development starts on April 7. Below HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin describes what interesting things await this year's participants.

Students Invited to Plenary Session of the April Conference

For the first time, students and post-grads are invited to listen in on plenary sessions of the International April Conference. They will be able to find out ‘from the horse’s mouth’ what the world’s top academics, economists, government and public figures think about the current state of Russia’s economy and society.

The Crisis Is Forcing Us to Seek New Answers to Old Questions

On 7-10th April 2015 the HSE, supported by the World Bank will be holding the XVI April International Conference on Economic and Social Development. Top political scientists, sociologists and economists, government officials and businessmen will discuss the burning issues we are facing today; should we take the path of international integration, how can we resolve the current economic crisis and where should we look for new drivers of economic growth? Andrei Yakovlev and Fuad Aleskerov told the HSE news website about what novelties and special events the conference has in store.

Top 14. HSE’s most interesting research in 2014

Why are Russians unhappy; who serves the dictators; how to reform control and supervision;Trade versus wars; Russia’s new citizens; what do Russian and Chinese banks have in common; why analysts don’t predict recession; the provincial social environment and physical isolation of rural settlements: the most interesting research by HSE in 2014. According to Opec.ru.

Imbalance between Responsibility and Control Slows the Economy Down

Contemporary Russia’s political system is becoming more and more similar to the Chinese one, while the Chinese economy is demonstrating stable growth and the Russian one is stagnating. Andrey Yakovlev, Professor at the HSE Department of Theory and Practice of Public Administration, believes that the Chinese were able to effectively use the methods of governance they adopted from the USSR. His paper ‘Incentives in the System of Public Administration and the Economic Growth’ was presented at the conference ‘Challenges for Economic Policy in the New Environment’

Russian Political Economy Discussed in U.S. 

At Columbia University in New York, a seminar on ‘The Political Economy of Russia’ was held jointly by the International Centre for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.

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.

Time for Russia

On May 7, 2014 leading Russian and international experts and HSE lecturers gave a presentation about a new international lecture series ‘Time for Russia’, organized by the Civil Society Development Foundation and the HSE. 

Russian Lawyers Need to Lobby More

The younger a lawyer is the more cynical his attitude towards his profession. In legal circles a readiness to sacrifice ethical and moral standards for financial gain is not uncommon. A report by the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) suggests that change requires active engagement from lawyers’ associations and regular research investigations of the legal community

The XV April International Conference on Economic and Social Development

The conference opens on the 1st April 2014 at the HSE with the participation of the World Bank and the IMF. The Deputy Chairman of the Conference Programme Committee Andrei Yakovlev spoke about some of the key sessions, lectures and seminars to look out for.

HSE's Top 13 Most Interesting Studies in Economics in 2013

Elite motorists pose a mortal threat to the public; Russians are blowing their chances of building good public institutions; social media can bury politicians; reasons why our society is morally unstable and why expensive medical equipment is available but unused – these were the HSE's 13 most interesting and relevant research projects in 2013, according to Opec.ru.

Businesses unite in search of protection from Siloviki

Interference in business by Siloviki is undermining steady economic growth. Things could improve if businesses are prepared to team up with organisations which represent the interests of other social groups. Andrei Yakovlev, Anton Sobolev and Anton Kazun at the HSE International Centre for the study of Institutions and Development have conducted research on the question “Can Russian business reduce political pressure from the state?”

Think Tanks Need a Development Strategy

A number of fairly strong independent economic think tanks have emerged in Russia, but their further development depends on whether they can maintain their independence and provide good analysis while responding to the new challenges posed by changes in demand for their services.These are the findings of a collaborative ARETT-HSE study

Government and Business in search of a new balance

The Kremlin wants to change its relations with the business elites. While one part of the ‘government vertical’ hopes to maintain the status-quo of the mid-2000s, another one trying to broaden the social base of government to include medium-sized businesses. But if the bureaucrats want to win support and improve the investment climate in Russia, representatives of other elites need to be drawn into the discussion

Andrey Yakovlev's new publication

Working paper A.Yakovlev ''Is there a ‘new deal’ in state-business relations in Russia?'' published in BOFIT Online.

HSE Academic Supervisor, Professor Evgeniy Yasin, opened the XIV HSE April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.

The XIV HSE April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development started in Moscow on April 2, 2013. HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Yasin addressed the first plenary session on the Global Economic Crisis and the Russian Economy.

The Law Enforcement System Represses Entrepreneurial Activity in the Country

What can and should be done to decrease the pressure law enforcement authorities exerton business? Should the whole law enforcement system be changed or the legal penalties for entrepreneurs softened? Highlights from a discussion club session of the Association of Independent Centers of Economic Analysis on the topic of ‘The Law Enforcement System and Business in Russia: Direct and Indirect Costs’are described below. The session featured special experts Ella Paneyakh and Andrey Nazarov.

Chinese Professors Visit the HSE

On October 1, 2012, a meeting on academic cooperation between the HSE and leading Chinese universities took place at the HSE.

What Form Should Anti-corruption Declaration Take?

On 13 September the Higher School of Economics presented the report On development of an anti-corruption declaration system in Russia, prepared using research conducted at the HSE Institute of Public and Municipal Management.
Discussion of the report involved representatives of the Presidential Administration, the Government Office, key ministries and departments, the Accounts Chamber, the relevant committees of the State Duma and Federation Council, and expert and business communities.

Changing Europe Summer School: the Advantages of Interdisciplinary Approach

The 7th International ‘Changing Europe’ Summer School took place at the start of August in Moscow. The event was organized by the Higher School of Economics and the University of Bremen Research Centre for East European Studies.

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.

Academic Council: New Departments and Achievements

On June 29th 2012, the latest regular session of the Higher School of Economics Academic Council took place at the HSE. The agenda included information on the launch of new faculties and departments, approval of certain regulatory documents, as well as the results of the voting process for the teaching staff competition.

Meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Scholarship Holders at the HSE

On May 3rd and 4th 2011, the annual meeting of the Association of Russian Holders of Scholarships from the Chancellor of Germany and an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation seminar. It included a presentation of projects by 2012 scholarship holders.

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

‘Changing Europe’ In Moscow

From August 1st – 5th, an international Summer School on East-European studies took place at the Higher School of Economics. This time, participants discussed the influence of the global economic crisis on the politics and economies of Central and Eastern European countries.

Visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the HSE

On June 3rd Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea in Moscow, Lee Younho, visited the Higher School of Economics in order to discuss plans for developing cooperation.

Structure of the HSE: Bridging the Gaps

On June 3rd, the HSE Academic Council made several decisions regarding the future of some university departments.

Development of the University: Evaluations by IAC Members

On May 30th a meeting of the International Advisory Committee of the HSE Development Programme took place at the HSE. The committee was formed in early 2010 and this was its first full assembly.