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Veronika Belousova

  • Veronika Belousova has been at HSE University since 2007.

Education and Degrees

  • 2010

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2010

    Doctoral programme
    HSE University

  • 2007

    HSE University

  • 2005

    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.


Co-opted member of the Council, RESER  European Association for Research on Services

Principal Contact in the University Affiliation Program - CFA Institute at the HSE University (HSE Banking Institute)

Young Faculty Support Programme (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Lecturers" (2011-2012)
Category "Future Lecturers" (2009)



















Research Projects

since 2016

Project 'Monitoring of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services in Russia' 


September, 2019 - September, 2022Patterns for consumption of Knowledge intensive business services under the digital trasformation of B2B markets (RFBR)
January  - December 2021An empirical study of the framework conditions for innovation in manufacturing, knowledge intensive business services and creative industries (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2021)
January  - December 2021Study of the activity of innovation process actors: adaptation to crisis shocks and post-crisis conditions (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2021)
January  - December 2020Study of the activity of innovation process actors: strategies, network interactions, institutions (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2020)
January 2019  - December 2020Study of Moscow creative industries (Moscow City Government, 20192020)
January  - December 2019Monitoring behavior of innovation actors: innovation activity of knowledge-intensive business services firms; innovation patterns of highly skilled R&D personnel (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2019)

January  - December 2019

Study of the activity of innovation process actors: applying new methodological approaches (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2019)
September - December 2018Applied Research Project 'Analysis of the activities of Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network compared to international peers in the field of digital broadcasting' (Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network, 2018)
January - June 2018The development of the system for the forecasting of perspective markets, technologies and competencies for the sustainable innovative develoment of one of the leading Russian banks in a mid-term and long-term period (2018) 
January  - December 2018Study of the activity of innovation process actors: development of the theoretical framework and methodological approaches (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2018)
January  - December 2017Development of theoretical and methodological approaches to studying activities of innovation process participants (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2017)
January - December 2016Monitoring knowledge-intensive business services in Russia: functions and roles in the innovation process (HSE Program of Fundamental Studies, 2016)

September - November 2014

'Economic and statistic analysis of the factors determined character and dependence path of enterprises financial performance  from price (tariff) dynamics for products (services) provided by natural monopolies' (Federal Tariff Service of Russia, state agreement №1-73-1-6/11 dated on August 11, 2014, Certification of completion dated on December 10, 2014).

April 2013 - June 2013

'Creation of performance measurement system for academic activity of units and full-time faculty and research fellow for the purpose of performance improvement in decision making by management of Russian Higher Education Institutions (with the approbation level no less than in 3 Higher Education Institutions with different specializations)' (state agreement № 02.521.11.0006 dated on 27.02.2013)

September 2012 – February 2013

'Formation of the system monitoring science economics for performance assessing the field of science, technology and demonstration of new academic achievements' (state agreement with the Russian Ministry of Science and Education, № 13.521.12.1011 dated on  September 26, 2011),

July – August 2012

'Development of program software experimental sample for analysis of science, education and innovation activity statistics with usage of advanced methods: data pattern analysis and ontological modeling' (state agreement with the Russian Ministry of Science and Education dated on 14.06.2012 in the frame of Federal Targeted Program 'R&D on prioritized directions of scientific and  technological complex development for 2007-2013 years')

October 2011 – December 2012


Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO), OECD

October 2011 – December 2012


Project between NRU HSE and Avikomp Services ZAO 'Creation of high-technology production of innovative program and hardware-based complex for effective management of enterprises and industries in modern Russia'


November 2011 – November 2012

Credit Institution Defaults, HSE, Moscow, Russia

November 2010 – November 2011

Efficiency and Stability of Banks: Dynamic Perspective, HSE, Moscow, Russia

November 2008 – November 2009


Analysis of Regional Banks Performance and their Impact on the Regional Economic Growth in Russia, HSE, Moscow, Russia

November 2007 – February 2008

Efficiency and Stability Issues of Russian Banking System, HSE, Moscow, Russia


July 2005 – August 2005

Survey devoted to origination and performance features of venture fund supported by the government in the Privolzhsky Federal District, HSE, Perm branch, Russia

Participation in Conferences

Round Table on Knowledge-Intensive Services: New Directions,                Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester, April, 7, 2022, Manchester, UK (online)

XII International Russian Higher Education Conference (RHEC) "Universities in Search of Quality: External Assessment, Internal Goals, Research and Educational Outcomes", October, 14-16, 2021, Moscow, Russia 

XXXI Conference "The Disruptive Role of Data, AI and Ecosystems in Services Next Gen, October, 14-15, 2021, Heilbronn, Germany (online)

International Symposium ‘Foresight and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy’ (as a part of the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development), April, 13-16, 2021, Moscow, Russia (online)

XXX RESER International Congress 'Value Co-creation and Innovation in the New Service Economy', January, 21-22, 2021, Madrid, Spain (online)

VIII Central and Eastern European (CEE) Regional Investment Conference, October, 4, 2019, Budapest, Hungary

CEE Affiliated University Summit, October, 3, 2019, Budapest, Hungary  

XXIX International RESER Conference 2019, September, 12-14, 2019, Ceuta, Spain

'IFABS 2019 Angers Conference', June, 27-29, 2019, Angers, France

3rd International AGU-CRUI Research Conference 'Universities and Sustainable Development: Implementing Agenda 2030', May, 15-17, 2019, Torino, Italy 

9th International Week 'Internet Communication Management' in University of Economics in Katowice, May, 6-11, 2019, Katowice, Poland

XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, April, 9–12, 2019, Moscow, Russia

Sberbank Corporate University Workshop 'Digital Skills Training: Global Challenges and Digital Practices', December 11, 2018, Moscow Region, Russia

CFA Institute European Investment Conference, November 26-27, 2018, Paris, France

'Intellectual Stream' Symposium (part of the Expert Session 'Knowledge Management. Standards and Practices'), October 11, 2018, Moscow, Russia

RESER Annual Conference 'Services in the Age of Contested Globalization'. September 20–22, 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden

XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, April 10-12, 2018, Moscow, Russia

2017 R&D Management Conference, July 1-5, 2017, Leuven, Belgium

International Event Rotterdam Inholland University of Applied Sciences. February 6-8, 2017, Netherlands

Research Workshop The Bank of Finland Institute for Economics inTransition (BOFIT), December 20, 2016, Helsinki, Finland

CFA Institute Program Partner conference, July 27-29, 2016, Vancouver, Canada

International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD 2016). June 15-17, 2016, Dresden, Germany

XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, April 19-22, 2016, Moscow, Russia

17th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference, October, 15-17, 2015, Venice, Italy

CFA Institute Program Partner conference, July 22-24, 2015, Edinburgh, UK

XVI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, April 7-10, 2015, Moscow, Russia

6th CFA Program Partner Conference, 11-13 July, 2012,  Charlottesville,  USA

International week Inholland the Hague, February 6 – 10, 2012, the Hague, the Netherlands

XIII International Academic Conference on Economic & Social Development at HSE, April 3-5, 2012, Moscow, Russia.

ACES annual meeting 2012

4th Lindau Meeting of the Winners of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2011

Ronald Coase Institute Workshop on Institutional Analysis, May 15-21, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA

XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, April 5–7, 2011, Moscow, Russia

Annual Conference of the New Economic Association “Education, science and modernization”, December 20–22, 2010, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Workshop at Sabanci University, May 27, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey 

EBES 2010 Conference – Istanbul, May 26–28, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey 

XI International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development April 6–8, 2010, Moscow, Russia  

BOFIT seminar, March 17, 2010, Helsinki, Finland

First Russian Economic Congress (REC–2009), December 7–12, 2009, Lomonosov Moscow State, Moscow, Russia. 

3rd International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics, October, 29–31, 2009, Limassol, Cyprus.

Voting Power in Practice Summer Workshop. Scarman House, University of Warwick , July 14–16, 2009,  UK.

23rd European Conference on Operational Research, July 5–8, 2009, Bonn, Germany,

X International Academic Conference, HSE, "Economic and Social Development", April 7–9, 2009, Moscow, Russia

IV International Conference on Control Sciences, Russian Academy of Science, Institute of Control Sciences,  January 26–30, 2009, Moscow, Russia10th bi–annual European Association for Comparative Economic Studies Conference,  August 28–30, 2008, HSE University, Moscow, Russia

IX International Academic Conference "Modernization of Economy and Globalization", HSE University, April 1–3, 2008, Moscow, Russia

VIII conference "Modernization of Economy and Public Development". HSE University, April 3–5, 2007 , Moscow, Russia

V Moscow International Conference on Operations Research, dedicated to the outstanding Russian scientists Nikita N. Moiseev 90th birthday, State Moscow University, April 10–11, 2007, Moscow, Russia

2nd International Conference on Mathematical Modeling of Social and Economical Dynamics MMSED–2007, June 20–22, 2007, Moscow, Russia

1st International Conference on Business Informatics, October 8–12, 2007, HSE University, Moscow, Russia


Course 'Writing Academic Articles: Strengthening Your Chances for Publication', March, 31 -  May, 19, 2022, HSE University, Moscow, Russia


Course 'Organization of group and team work of students in the context of online learning', February, 15-20, 2021, HSE University, Moscow, Russia


Course 'Targeting Your Writing to the Journal Requirements: Preparatory Stage', September, 21  - October, 19, 2020, HSE Academic Writing Centre, Moscow, Russia

Course 'Presentation of information and data. Creating presentations', August, 01-20, 2020, HSE University, Moscow, Russia


Course 'How to compose high-quality texts', October, 28 - November, 14, 2019, HSE University, Moscow, Russia

Course 'Entrepreneurial Thinking and Support of Students' Entrepreneurial Initiatives', May, 28 - June, 10, 2019, HSE University, Moscow, Russia


Intensive for experienced faculty members Teach for HSE 'Modern teaching for large courses',  November 29 - December 4, HSE University, Moscow, Russia

Intensive for experienced faculty members Teach for HSE 'How to make course syllabus effective', November 16 - 20, HSE University, Moscow, Russia. 

Course 'Adaptive Learning', Association for Talent Development (ATD),October 24-25, 2018, Sberbank Corporate University, Moscow Region, Russia. 

Courses ‘Social Media Research / Big Data’, ‘Measurement Error Correction’, ‘Online Surveys’, ‘Bayesian Modeling in Social Sciences’, Summer School on Survey Methodology, RECSM, June 26-30, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

Course ‘Survey Research: Statistical Analysis and Estimation’, August 22-26, 2016, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Course ‘Survey Research: Design, Implementation and Data Processing’ August 15-19, 2016, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Module course ‘Academic writing and academic competencies’ (4 modules: Presentation Skills, Vocabulary in English, How to Start Lecturing in English, Academic Writing: From Scribbles to Subtleties), Academic Writing Center, HSE University, Moscow, Russia

Course ‘Science technology and innovation policy’,November 19-23,  Manchester Institute for Innovation Research, 2012, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Course ‘Finance for Senior Executives’, July, 15-21, 2012, Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Course ‘Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Evaluation’, Barcelona Microeconometrics Summer School, June, 25-29, 2012, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, Spain.

Course ‘Developing academic skills: working on an article for publication in an international peer-reviewed journal’, December, 2011, Russian Economic School, Moscow, Russia.

Course ‘Dynamic & Non-linear Panel Data Models’, Barcelona Microeconometrics Summer School, July 4–8, 2011, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, Spain.

Workshop on Institutional Analysis, May 15-21, Ronald Coase Institute, Chicago, IL, USA.

Course ‘Empirical Banking – Methodological Aspects’, Barcelona Banking Summer School, July 4–8, 2010, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, Spain.

BOFIT Visiting Researcher, February - March, 2010, Bank of Finland Institute for Transition Economies (BOFIT), Bank of Finland, Helsinki, Finland.

Scientific and practical course on the topic ‘Empirical applications of the industrial markets theory’, December 1-17, 2009, Russian Economic School, Moscow, Russia.

Training Program in Payment and Settlement System Regulation and Supervision organized by the Banking Institute of HSE for the staff from Bank of Russia. The lectures were provided by the representatives from the European central banks, Bank of International Settlement (BIS), and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Reuters Academy certificate with distinction in Reuters 3000 Xtra

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Digital Product Development (Mago-Lego; 4 module)Eng

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

‘When I Got Out of the Airport and Felt the Cold, I Was Like, “Oh, Welcome to Moscow”’

Ndubuisi Johnbosco Ezenwa, 28, is a recent graduate of the Master’s in Strategic Corporate Finance at the HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences. In 2023, he won first place in the Finance category of the Student Research Paper Competition (SRPS) for his paper ‘Impact of the Target Firm's ESG Rating on the Bid Premium Paid in M&A Transactions.’ Although he returned to Nigeria in July 2023, Ndubuisi still has plenty to share about his time at HSE University in Moscow. Read on to learn why he recommends HSE University to anyone looking to seek out new knowledge.

Nargiz Mammadova: ‘HSE Paved My Road to Harvard‘

Nargiz Mammadova, from Azerbaijan, is a 2022 graduate of the Economics: Research Programme and a finalist of the Global Essay Competition in St. Gallen. As she prepares to start her Master of Public Administration in International Development programme at Harvard in August 2023, Nargiz reflects on her time studying at HSE University during the COVID-19 pandemic, talks about her work for the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan, and shares an important message for future students.

Nargiz Mammadova among the Leaders of Tomorrow

Nargiz Mammadova, international student of the Economics: Research Program master program, among finalists of the Global Essay Competition, took part in the symposium in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Theme of 2022 essay and symposium was interaction between generations

Economics: Research Program is a Chance and I am Extremely Glad to Take Advantage of it

Nargiz Mammadova, first-year student of the Master's program Economics: Research Program on her way to the Economics: Research Program, her first semester experience, and her takeaways from the HSE University studies

'I Hope That I Will Be Able to Travel to Moscow to Be with My HSE Colleagues and Friends Soon'

Jonathan Calof has been cooperating with HSE since 2009. In an interview with HSE News Service he talks about how his involvement with HSE began, what projects he has been part of, and how he has organized his online work during the recent lockdown.

Impact of Digital Technologies on Russian KIBS

The HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge analysed the KIBS firms’ demand for digital technologies and the impact of their adoption on business activity. Top management survey results have shown that about 50% of the companies use big data analysis tools, and only 5.4% implement Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies. About 80% of KIBS firms applied different types of digital tools to optimise business process-es and increase competitiveness even before their massive development during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Remote Work and Online Employees’ Training in Russian KIBS Companies

The Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge of the Higher School of Economics (ISSEK HSE) presents 2019 survey results regarding the usage of remote work and online training practices across KIBS companies in Russia. The survey results indicate that Russian KIBS companies have been actively adopting remote work practices, online training and cooperation with customers even before the worsening of the epidemiological situation.

Efficient, but Not without Help

How Russian state-owned banks differ from their foreign counterparts

Foresight and STI Governance no 2, 2019

The new issue of the Foresight and STI Governance journal is devoted to the impact of technological progress on employment prospects and the development of competencies. This problem is viewed from the perspective of employees, companies and regions.

HSE Team Makes It to CFA Institute Research Challenge European Finals

On March 5, 2019, a team from HSE successfully competed in the finals of the regional stage of the 2018-2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge and is now going to Europe for the next round of the completion which will take place in Zurich on April 10. The winners of the European stage will then go on to the Global Finals in New York.

HSE Staff and Students Conference to Elect New Academic Council

HSE Staff and Students Conference will be held on 20 March, 2019. This collegiate governing body of the university convenes every 5 years. The previous conference took place in 2014. The ISSEK will be represented by 5 delegates.

Digital Skills Training: Global Challenges and Digital Practices

On December 11, 2018, Sberbank Corporate University held a workshop “Digital Skills Training: Global Challenges and Digital Practices”. As part of the panel discussion, Veronika Belousova, head of Unit for Intellectual Services Market Research (Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, HSE University), presented a speech “Digital Skills: a View of Financial Analysts and Experts in the Field of Science, Technology and Innovation”.

More Than Just Learning: Closing the Digital Skills Gap

On October 26, 2018, Sberbank Corporate University together with the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) held the Third International Conference 'More Than Just Learning: Closing the Digital Skills Gap'.

Foresight and STI Governance no 3, 2017

The special issue of the Foresight and STI Governance journal covers various aspects of innovation entrepreneurship in transition economies

Innovation Activities in KIBS Firms: International Comparison

The HSE ISSEK experts compared data about the application of technological, marketing, and organisational innovations by the Russian knowledge-intensive business services sector (KIBS) companies with relevant figures for European countries such as the UK, Germany, Denmark, Malta, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The results are presented in the latest newsletter in the "Science, Technology, and Innovation" series.

Innovation-based Development: Prospects and Tools

The new issue of Foresight and STI Governance (2016, vol. 10, No. 4) presents the results of Russian-based studies to assess import substitution prospects, discuss the current state of the knowledge-intensive business services sector, and looks at the impact of fixed-term employment contracts on companies’ innovation activities. Furthermore, international experts share their methodological recommendations on boosting the effectiveness of European innovation policy, and designing technology development strategies.

Meeting with Nobel Laureates

From August 23rd-27th a meeting of Nobel laureates in economics took place in Lindau, Germany. This event is traditionally organized once every three years. Henry Penikas, lecturer at the HSE Department of Mathematical Economics and Econometrics and one of the participants at this meeting, told us about the event.