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Simon G. Kordonsky

  • Tenured Professor (2008)
  • Simon G. Kordonsky has been at HSE University since 2006.

Education and Degrees

  • 1988

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Philosophical Sciences
    Novosibirsk State University

  • 1977

    Kuibyshev Tomsk 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

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Power Elites and Markets of Authorities (Master’s programme; Faculty of Social Sciences; 1 year, 2 module)Rus

Courses (2017/2018)

Local Government (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Social Sciences; 2 year, 3, 4 module)Rus

Editorial board membership

  • 2010: Member of the Editorial Board, Вопросы государственного и муниципального управления (Public Administration Issues).

  • 2008: Member of the Editorial Board, Вопросы образования.



Book Плюснин Ю. М. Социальная структура провинциального общества / Отв. ред.: С. Г. Кордонский; науч. ред.: С. Г. Кордонский. М. : Common place, 2022.


Article Plusnin J., Kordonsky S. G. Revived Archaic: “Scattered Manufactories” in Provincial Russia // Cahiers di Scienze Sociali. 2020. Vol. 8. No. 13. P. 31-57.




Article Кордонский С. Г., Плюснин Ю. М. Социологические экспедиции кафедры местного самоуправления НИУ ВШЭ // Laboratorium. Журнал социальных исследований. 2015. Т. 7. № 2. С. 71-91.


Article Кордонский С. Г., Дехант Д. К. Нейтрализация угроз как форма деятельности органов власти // Микроэкономика. 2014. № 6. С. 52-58.








Book Кордонский С. Г. Ресурсное государство. М. : Regnum, 2007.



Book Кордонский С. Г. Циклы деятельности и идеальные объекты. М. : Пантори, 2001.


Book Кордонский С. Г. Способы формирования теоретических объектов разного типа. Новосибирск : НЭТИ, 1983.

Research interests

  •  structure of administrative weights;
  • the use of fuzzy information sets in socio-economic analysis

Courses taught

  • Administrative markets;
  • Phenomenology of municipal institutions. Development of description standards on the basis of network information sources. 

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HSE Staff Members Receive University Medals and Notes of Acknowledgement

On October 22, some university staff members were awarded HSE medals and notes of acknowledgement from the Rector.

Life of the Russian Regions is Hidden from the Government

About 40% of the Russian able-bodied population are employed in the informal sector of the economy. This is a competitive market economy. Subsistence production, distributed manufacturing, ‘garage production’, seasonal work and various cottage industries flourish in the Russian regions. The economies of many small cities feature strict specialization and developed cooperation, in the context of internal competition between families and clans. These are the findings of HSE professors Simon Kordonsky and Yury Pliusnin in their study ‘Social Structure of the Russian Provinces’.


of Russia’s working-age population is employed in the informal sector of the economy.

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.