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Maria S. Kokoreva

  • Maria S. Kokoreva has been at HSE University since 2006.

Education and Degrees

  • 2012

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    HSE University

  • 2008

    HSE University

  • 2006

    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.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

  • Python for researchers, September - October 2020, Moscow
  • Fundamentals of Python Modelling in Finance, Fitch Learning, November 2018, London, UK
  • Internship at LSE, October-November 2018, London, UK
  • Best practices Financial Modelling, Fitch Learning, November 2017, London, UK
  • Internship at LSE, October-November 2017, London, UK
  • University Teaching 101, Johns Hopkins University, Coursera, April 2015
  • PHD Seminar on Theory and Practice in Corporate Finance, EIASM, 24-28 June 2013, Berlin, Germany
  • Internship at Duisenberg School of Finance, November 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Econometrics Advanced, November 2010, NES and HSE, Moscow
  • Applied Econometrics, June 2010, NES and HSE, Moscow
  • French. Advanced level, February-July 2010, HSE, Moscow

Professional Interests

  • Corporate Strategic Finance
  • Corporate Performance
  • Corporate Capital Structure

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Best Teacher – 2021, 2020, 2013, 2012

  • Winner of the HSE University Best Russian Research Paper Competition – 2023

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2017-2018)
Category "New Lecturers" (2010)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)


Employment history

January, 2008 – present

Finance Department, NRU HSE, Lecturer in Corporate Finance (Best Teacher Award (Students choice) – 2012, 2013)

October, 2006 - present

Corporate Finance Center, NRU HSE, Research Fellow, (October, 2009 – september, 2014  – Deputy Head)

September, 2008 – present

The International College of Economics and Finance, NRU HSE, Corporate Finance Deputy Lecturer

September, 2011 – present

Joint Bachelor programme NRU HSE – Ural Federal University, Director

Timetable for today

Full timetable

Congratulations to the Winners of the Best Russian-Language Works Competition!

‘The Only Limit to Your Success is You’

Gleb Zinkovsky graduated from ICEF with a bachelor’s degree in 2014, before working as an Associate for PwC (Cyprus) and E&Y (Moscow). After completing the Yandex Praktikum training course, Gleb went on to work in the fintech field. He now works at Jasper (Israel) as a Product Analyst. In his interview, Gleb tells us what it’s like to begin a career in tax consultancy, move on to business analytics, and eventually end up in product analytics.

"When you are truly goal-oriented, your only limit is you"

Gleb Zinkovsky earned his bachelor’s from ICEF in 2014. His job as an Associate at PwC (Cyprus) and E&Y (Moscow) was followed by taking Yandex Practicum course, which led Gleb to start a job in fintech. Currently a product analyst at fintech company Jasper (Israel), in this interview Gleb shares what it’s like to start as a tax consultant, steer towards business analytics and finally discover your true calling in product direction.

ICEF Students Praised by Experts for Their Research Endeavors

A springboard to careers in academia for many promising contestants, this year’s Student Research Paper Competition has announced as many as 13 winners – students and graduates of ICEF.

Summary of the first half of 2020 and the direction of development of the Corporate Finance Laboratory in 2021

6th annual PhD workshop "Financial Markets and Corporate Strategies: Comparative Studies"

The main objective of the workshop was to develop academic networks and stimulate exchange between young researchers. PhD students were provided 20 minutes for presentations and received detailed feedback from senior academics in the field. The best papers from the workshop will be published in academic journal ‘Journal of Corporate Finance Research’

The book "Strategic corporate financial decisions in emerging capital markets: a monograph" has been published

Professors and researchers at the School of Finance of the Higher School of Economics investigated the specifics of corporate financial decisions on data from emerging capital markets

HSE Basic Research Programme Publishes 1,000th Working Paper

The 1,000th working paper, which came out this November, discusses how innovative companies in the U.S. fund projects. Its authors are Anastasia Stepanova and Maria Kokoreva, research fellows at the HSE Corporate Finance Center, and Kirill Povkh, first-year Master’s student in the Corporate Finance programme.