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Elena Vakulenko

  • Elena Vakulenko has been at HSE University since 2008.

Education and Degrees

  • 2021

    Doctor of Sciences*
    HSE University

  • 2013

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Mathematical and Instrumental Methods in Economics
    HSE University
    Thesis Title: Modeling migration flows between regions, cities and municipalities

  • 2010

    HSE University

  • 2010

    HSE University

  • 2008

    HSE 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Lecturers" (2014-2015)
Category "Future Lecturers" (2009-2010)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)

Econometrics (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Social Sciences; 3 year, 1 module)Rus


  • 2014

    XV Апрельская международная научная конференция «Модернизация экономики и общества» (Москва). Presentation: The Impact of Distance on Interregional Migration in Russia: A Spatial Econometric Approach

  • 13th International Workshop Spatial Econometrics and Statistics (Toulon). Presentation: Migration and interregional convergence in Russia: a spatial approach

  • 37 Международная научная школа-семинар им. акад. С.С. Шаталина "Системное моделирование социально-экономических процессов" (Сочи). Presentation: Youth unemployment in Italy and Russia: Aggregate trends and the role of individual determinants
  • Modern Econometric Tools and Applications (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Breaking out of Poverty Traps: Internal Migration and Interregional convergence
  • 2013
    Второй Pоссийский экономический конгресс (Суздаль). Presentation: Анализ влияния социально-политических факторов на внутреннюю миграцию населения России
  • Interdisciplinary conference on migration "Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers" (Лондон). Presentation: Internal migration and interregional convergence in Russia
  • 17th Annual Conference of The International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE) (Florence). Presentation: Internal migration and interregional convergence in Russia
  • The 28th annual congress of the European Economic Association and the 67th European meeting of the Econometric Society (EEA|ESEM) (Gothenburg). Presentation: Internal migration and interregional convergence in Russia
  • 3rd International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development (Новосибирск). Presentation: Does migration lead to regional convergence in Russia?

Dissertation for a degree of Candidate of Science


E. Vakulenko Моделирование миграционных потоков на уровне регионов, городов и муниципальных образований

Dissertation for a degree of Doctor of Science


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‘The Opening of the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme Was a Gift from Fate for Me’

In 2010, HSE University launched the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme, an innovative programme for doctoral students at that time. At the beginning of 2021, an alumna of the programme’s first cohort became the first programme graduate to earn her Doctor of Sciences degree: Elena Vakulenko, Assistant Professor at HSE University’s Faculty of Economic Sciences. In an interview with HSE News Service, the professor discussed her academic career.

Young Researchers from HSE Receive Awards from the Moscow Government

Vladimir Podolskii, Head of HSE’s Big Data and Information Retrieval School, and Elena Vakulenko, Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Economics, have both received awards for research in mathematics and labour studies, respectively.

12th ISTR Conference: HSE Researchers Presented Record Number of Papers

The 12th International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Conference took place in Stockholm and was entitled ‘The Third Sector in Transition:Accountability, Transparency, and Social Inclusion’. The conference is held biannually and is a major academic event in its field.