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Konstantin Sonin

  • Konstantin Sonin has been at HSE since 2007.

Education and Degrees

  • 2010

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number Theory
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1995

    Diploma
    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.

Research interests

  • Political Economics;
  • Institutional Economics;
  • Economic Theory.

Awards and Accomplishments

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2015/2016)

Courses (2014/2015)

Editorial board membership

  • 2011: Member of the Editorial Board, European Journal of Political Economy.

  • 2011: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of European Economic Association.

  • 2009: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Comparative Economics.

Publications

Articles and book chapters26


Working papers2

Central Bank's War for Independence

Konstantin Sonin, a  professor of economics and vice rector at the HSE on the need to respect Central Bank's independence in determining monetary policy.

The Moscow Times

When Flexibility Is Better Than Stability

Konstantin Sonin, a professor of economics and vice rector at the HSE about flexibility and stability.

The Moscow Times

Precarious Pessimism

Konstantin Sonin, a professor of economics and vice rector at the HSE about Precarious Pessimism

The Moscow Times

Russia Will Lose Out If Ukraine Rebuffs Europe

Konstantin Sonin, a  professor of economics and vice rector at the HSE about halting of integration process of Ukraine in Europe

The Moscow Times

Yesterday's News

Konstantin Sonin, a professor of economics and vice rector at the HSEconomics about 'yesterday's news'.

The Moscow Times

Navalny's 27% Is a Win for Entire Nation

Konstantin Sonin, a  professor of economics and vice rector at the HSE says that Navalny's 27% is a win for entire nation.

The Moscow Times

Russia's Future Harvard University

Konstantin Sonin, professor at HSE Department of Institutional Economics, spoke about HSE on its 20th anniversary.

The Moscow Times

‘Information about the School is Passed from Generation to Generation’

From July 2 – 7, 2016, the 10th Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis (RSSIA) took place just outside of Moscow. This event traditionally attracts experts in various areas of institutional research, as well as young researchers, for whom the School is a chance to work on projects under the supervision of leading scholars.

Predictions for the 2015 Nobel Prize

At the beginning of ‘Nobel Week,’ HSE Professor Konstantin Sonin gave his traditional prediction on his blog, forecasting who might win this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics. The winner will be determined on October 12.

Konstantin Sonin Takes up Professorship at Chicago University

HSE Professor Konstantin Sonin has accepted an invitation from Chicago University to serve as a Professor in its Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies. Chicago University is one of the world’s top 10 academic institutions, and the Harris School is one of the United States’ top 5 analytical centers on public policy.

Parenting Styles and Economics

Does the economy influence the way people bring up their children? How can we determine and measure a child’s utility? How can parenting styles be categorized in an economic model? These are the questions that Professor Fabricio Zilibotti of the University of Zurich addressed in his honorary lecture ‘Parenting with Style’, which he delivered at the April International Academic Conference.

‘My Time in the Summer University Was Such a Discovery’

The Summer University at the Higher School of Economics, which brought 42 students from 11 countries together for six weeks, has ended. Students of all ages who studied at the university spoke about their impressions of the HSE, the unexpected knowledge they gained, and about continuing education in general.

Tenure Track System: How it Works

The HSE was one of the first Russian universities that adopted the tenure track system, well-known in western universities. Vice Rector Konstantin Sonin and Martin Gilman, Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies, cast some light on how this system functions at the HSE in the April issue of the HSE Look.

The Importance of a Good Diagnosis

Sebastian Galiani, Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland and Visiting Professor at Universidad de San Andres, will deliver a public lecture at the HSE’s XV April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. In advance of next week's Conference, the HSE News Service conducted this brief interview with Professor Galiani.

Seminars on Football Economics Start at the HSE

A new weekly seminar, ‘Football Economics’, headed by Konstantin Sonin and Dmitry Dagaev, is starting at the HSE. The first session will take place on January 28, 2014. The seminar aims to look at how the professional football industry works.

Konstantin Sonin Appointed HSE Vice Rector

Konstantin Sonin, Director of Microeconomic Research and Professor of the Higher School of Economics (the HSE) Subdepartment of Institutional Economics, was appointed Vice Rector of the HSE on August 1, 2013.

Institutions and Development in Russia

On June 26, 2013, a conference ‘Studying Institutions and Development in Russia: New Data and New Approaches’ began at the HSE. Andrey Yakovlev, Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, told us about the aims and purpose of the conference.

HSE and NES: Joint Bachelor of Arts Programme

In September 2011 a joint undergraduate programme was launched by the Higher School of Economics and the New Economic School. Vladimir Avtonomov, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Economics, and Konstantin Sonin, Vice Rector of the New Economic School (NES), told us more about the programme.