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Danil Fedorovykh

  • Danil Fedorovykh has been at HSE University since 2009.


  • 2011

    HSE University

  • 2009

    HSE University, Economics

In short

Danil Fedorovykh (Данил Фёдоровых) is a Deputy Vice Rector of HSE University. His research interests include game theory, industrial organisation, and economics of informal markets. During his work in HSE, Danil won an “HSE Best Teacher” award six times.

Danil puts substantial efforts towards stimulating interest in economics among high schoolers and undergraduates. He is a co-founder of ILoveEconomics.ru, a website for Russian students who just started to learn economics, and is also a member of organising committees of many contests in economic problem-solving (Olympiads) and summer schools (including Summer Economic School “I Love Economics”) for high school students. In 2014, Danil received New Economic School Alumni and Friends award for promotion of economics among young generations.

At HSE, Danil is a promoter of LaTeX – a professional desktop publishing system for scholars. The course on LaTeX that he has taught for several years helped hundreds of students, researchers and lecturers to learn how to make publications and presentation slides in a highly professional manner. In 2014, “Introduction to LaTeX” became one of the first Russian-language courses at Coursera.org and remains the only massive open online course (MOOC) in LaTeX in the world. In 2016, Danil delivered this course in English in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

While working in HSE, Danil has participated in academic and professional conferences, served as a guest lecturer, organised olympiads and summer schools in dozens of countries all over the world.

Since 2018, Danil is the President of the Executive Board of International Economics Olympiad (IEO). 

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

  • Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis (June—July 2014, Best Presentation Award)
  • Staff Training Program (Corvinus University of Budapest, May 2018)
  • RES Nuffield Foundation Workshop: Teaching and Learning with CORE (University of Bristol, June 2018)

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Lecturers" (2012-2013)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)



  • 2018
    XIX Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: Basu proposal revisited: if you let the briber go free, you can make him worse off (and corrupt official better off)
  • XIX Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: Second scorer advantage. Scoring dynamics in “What? Where? When?” TV Show
  • Annual CORE 2018 Workshop (Oxford). Presentation: Economics Teaching and Competitions in Russia: the Prospects of Using Core
  • 2017
    Международная научная школа-семинар имени С.С. Шаталина "Системное моделирование социально-экономических процессов" (Воронеж). Presentation: Эффекты освобождения от ответственности для участников коррупционных сделок
  • eStars2017 (Москва). Presentation: Peer-graded assessments on Coursera
  • Баварско-российская конференция по экономике (Нюрнберг). Presentation: Economics Education and Competitions in High School: the First International Olympiad in Economics
  • 2015
    XVI Апрельская международная научная конференция «Модернизация экономики и общества» (Москва). Presentation: Эффекты легализации дачи взяток
  • 2014
    13th EBES Conference - Istanbul (Istanbul). Presentation: Effects of Legalizing Bribe Giving and Returning Bribes
  • 2nd International Conference on Applied Research in Economics (iCare2) (Пермь). Presentation: Effects of Legalizing Bribe Giving and Returning Bribes
  • 2013
    10th EBES Conference - Istanbul (Стамбул). Presentation: Intermediaries on Corrution Markets

Timetable for today

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Danil Fedorovykh Appointed Deputy Vice Rector

In his new position as Deputy Vice Rector to Vyacheslav Bashev, Mr. Fedorovykh will supervise the development and implementation of HSE University competition recruitment strategy

Winners of the II International Economics Olympiad Announced

On July 31, the II International Economics Olympiad (IEO) for high school students came to a close in Saint Petersburg. In the team competition, the Brazilian team won the gold medal, while teams from China won silver and bronze. A team from Russia placed fifth.

Winners of the II International Economics Olympiad Announced in St. Petersburg

On July 31, the II International Economics Olympiad (IEO) for high school students came to a close in Saint Petersburg. In the team competition, the Brazilian team won the gold medal, while teams from China won silver and bronze. One of Russian teams placed fifth.

Russia Hosts First International Economics Olympiad for High School Students

From September 15 – 21, Moscow will host the very first International Economics Olympiad for high school students. Students from 15 countries who have won national competitions in economics and finance will take part in the event. Russian high school students have the opportunity to compete online.

HSE Staff Members Rewarded by Government of Moscow

According to the decision of Sergey Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow, fourteen HSE staff members were officially recognised by Moscow Government, with the awards being timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the university.

Thank You for Choosing HSE!

Several HSE instructors recognized as ‘the best’ in their fields would like congratulate students with the start of academic year and hope that they don’t give in to procrastination, take advantage of all opportunities available at HSE, have a good sleep before exams at least once, and remember that teachers are humans too!

Autonomous University of Madrid Signs Agreement on Student Exchange with HSE

The agreement on student exchange between HSE and the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) includes semester-long exchange trips for students of the HSE Faculty of Business and Management, the Faculty of Economic Sciences, and the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.

LaTeX is Cool and Not So Hard to Learn

- says Danil Fedorovykh, HSE senior lecturer and promoter of LaTeX. After a few years of teaching LaTex in Russian both in person and on-line Danil started to deliver LaTeX in English

HSE Best Teacher Award: New Rules

In April 2016 HSE Academic Council approved the new regulations for awarding performance bonuses to faculty members who are selected by students and alumni as the best teachers of the year. University bulletin 'Okna Rosta' prepared a long-read about the history of the project and the changes in how the best teachers are selected, and The HSE Look is glad to offer the English version to its readers.

HSE on Coursera: This is only the start

The 11 educational courses completed in the first year of HSE's cooperation with Coursera won an audienec of 300,000. The courses' lecturers talked about how they succeeded in doing this at a round table at HSE.

‘I Care’: Theory and Practice

HSE Perm has hosted the second International Conference on Applied Research. The conference drew Russian and international experts. Participants discussed theoretical models of economic processes, public-private partnership, intellectual capital, market development etc.


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