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Lev I. Jakobson

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Lev I. Jakobson has been at HSE since 1997.

Responsibilities

First Vice Rector Lev Yakobson manages HSE’s activities in fundamental research and research requested by the Government of the Russian Federation and other governmental bodies (excluding applied scientific research), as well as the provision of expert and analytical support for governmental organizations.

Lev Yakobson’s responsibilities include:

  • Executing orders from the Russian Government and other governmental bodies in regards to commissioning research activities;
  • Coordinating expert support for HSE’s participation in developing state and municipal administration efforts in Russia;
  • Implementing and improving HSE’s information and advertising policies.

Lev Yakobson supervises the activities and the work of the following administrators:

He also coordinates and supervises the activities of the following departments:

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1992
    Professor
  • 1988

    Doctor of Sciences* in Economics

  • 1972

    Diploma in Political Economy
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* 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.
  • Member of the HSE Fundamental Research Management Committee
  • Member of the Dissertation Council in Economic Science
  • Economics of the Public Sector, author of the course
  • Voprosy Obrazovania (Problems of Education) journal, member of the Editorial Board
  • Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, member of the Editorial Board
  • International Public Management Journal , member of the Editorial Board 

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)

Courses (2014/2015)

Courses (2013/2014)

Courses (2012/2013)

Courses (2011/2012)

Courses (2010/2011)

Editorial board membership

  • 2007: Editor-in-chief, Вопросы государственного и муниципального управления.

  • 1994: Member of the Editorial Board, International Public Management Journal.

  • 1994: Member of the Editorial Council, Вестник международных организаций: образование, наука, новая экономика (International Organisations Research Journal).

  • 1994: Member of the Editorial Board, Вопросы образования (Educational studies).

Publications103

  • Member of the Anti-Corruption Council under the President of the Russian Federation
  • Deputy Head of the Working Group for Standardization of Public Functions and Services Delivery of the Government Commission for Administrative Reform
  • Member of the Board of the RF Ministry of Economic Development
  • Member of the Higher Attestation Commission, Ministry of Education and Science of the RF
  • Member of the Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Russia
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Crown Agents Foundation
  • 1999 – present: First Vice Rector, Higher School of Economics
  • 1997 – 1999: Vice Rector, Higher School of Economics
  • 1994 – present: Professor, Head of Department of Public Administration and Public Economics, Faculty of Economics, HSE
  • 1990 – 1997: Professor, Department of Social Sphere Economics, Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1990 – 1991: Advisor to the USSR Minister of Culture
  • 1982 – 1990: Associate Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1976 – 1982: Senior Lecturer, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1975 – 1976: Junior Research Fellow, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1972 – 1976: Postgraduate Student, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Employment history

  • 1999 – present: First Vice Rector, Higher School of Economics
  • 1997 – 1999: Vice Rector, Higher School of Economics
  • 1994 – present: Professor, Head of Department of Public Administration and Public Economics, Faculty of Economics, HSE
  • 1990 – 1997: Professor, Department of Social Sphere Economics, Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1990 – 1991: Advisor to the USSR Minister of Culture
  • 1982 – 1990: Associate Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1976 – 1982: Senior Lecturer, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1975 – 1976: Junior Research Fellow, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 1972 – 1976: Postgraduate Student, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Timetable for today

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No Modernization For Docs, Teachers

Lev Yakobson, Vice Rector of the HSE, comments on the modernization stipend plan signed by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

The Moscow Times

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.

‘We are Interested in the Experience of Countries that Face the Same Problems as We Do’

From May 24 – 25, 2016, HSE hosted an international human rights conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Russia’s accession to the Council of Europe. The conference entitled ‘Human Rights Education and Research in the Promotion of the Council of Europe Standards’ was organized by HSE (Department of Theory and History of Law), the Council of Europe, and the Presidential Council on the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC). The forum attracted Russian lawyers and professors involved in human rights studies, their colleagues in Europe, as well as officials and diplomats involved in Russia’s accession to and work in the Council of Europe.

Three HSE Journals to Be Indexed by Scopus

Three HSE journals — Public Administration Issues (Voprosy Gosudarstvennogo i Munitsypal’nogo Upravleniya), Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics (Psychologiya. Zhurnal Vysshey Shkoly Economiki) and The Russian Sociological Review (Sociologicheskoye Obozreniye) — are to be indexed by Scopus. The editorial boards of these journals have already been officially notified by Elsevier.

‘This Year Marks an Important Step in the Conference’s Trajectory’

The XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development hosted by the HSE with support from the World Bank will start in Moscow on April 19th, 2016. Deputy Chairmen of the Conference Programme Committee Lev Jakobson and Andrei Yakovlev discuss the new format of the April Conference’s plenary sessions and share their views on some of the new themes and particularly noteworthy guest speakers.

‘It Is a Great Experience – Being Happy for Your Students’ Success and Watching Them Outdo You’

On December 23, 2015, the 15th Golden HSE Award ceremony took place at the Central House of Artists.

Discuss NGOs the Way We Discuss Mathematics

A conference at HSE on 11th & 12th November discussed the issue of relations between the state and non-profit organisations. In the column ‘An Academic’s View’ HSE Vice-RectorLev Jakobson considers how to approach this problem as subject matter for academic discussion.

 ‘Giving in Russia: The Difficult Shaping of the New Nonprofit Regime’

The chapter ‘Giving in Russia: The Difficult Shaping of the New Nonprofit Regime’ was published in the monograph ‘The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy’ (Palgrave Macmillan).

'In Times of Misunderstanding, We Must Remember Our Alliance during WWII'

On April 24, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia (2008-2012) John Beyrle gave a lecture at the Higher School of Economics on American and Soviet cooperation in the Second World War. The lecture also commemorated the 70th anniversary of Elbe Day, when Soviet and American troops met at the River Elbe on April 25, 1945.

Improving the operations of public civil servants

On 28 November, the Higher School of Economics, together with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation held the conference “Enhancing the effectiveness and performance of public civil servants”. The conference was a practical event and was devoted to planned innovations in HR technologies and the public civil service.
More than 350 people took part in the conference, predominantly heads of HR departments in federal and regional authorities and representatives of the majority of scientific and educational establishments engaged in issues pertaining to public services.

HSE Recognizes Staff Achievements

At a meeting of the HSE Academic Сouncil on October 31, five members of the University staff were given awards recognizing their achievements at HSE.

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.

Summer School on Innovation in Civil Society Completed in July

The Third Summer School of the HSE’s Centre for Studies of Civil Society and the Nonprofit Sector (CSCSNS) took place in July. Its topic was ‘Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Social Innovation as a factor for Developing Civil Society, the Nonprofit Sector, and Volunteerism’.

Evgeny Yasin Reelected HSE Academic Supervisor, Alexander Shokhin – HSE President

At a meeting of HSE’s Academic Council on May 30, Evgeny Yasin was reelected as the university’s academic supervisor, and Alexander Shokhin — as HSE’s president.

Evgeny Yasin: ‘The HSE, the New Economic School and Gaidar Institute Are Restoring Research to the Pre-Revolutionary Level in Russia’

Today, HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin celebrates his 80th birthday. The HSE News Service congratulates him, and in honour of the celebration, is publishing an extract from Andrey Kolesnikov’s book ‘Dialogues with Evgeny Yasin’.

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 Academic Supervisor, Professor Evgeniy Yasin, opened the XIV HSE April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.

The XIV HSE April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development started in Moscow on April 2, 2013. HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Yasin addressed the first plenary session on the Global Economic Crisis and the Russian Economy.

What Form Should Anti-corruption Declaration Take?

On 13 September the Higher School of Economics presented the report On development of an anti-corruption declaration system in Russia, prepared using research conducted at the HSE Institute of Public and Municipal Management.
Discussion of the report involved representatives of the Presidential Administration, the Government Office, key ministries and departments, the Accounts Chamber, the relevant committees of the State Duma and Federation Council, and expert and business communities.

HSE Experts have Become Members of a Council under the Russian Government

The list of members of the Expert Council under the RF Government has been approved. Its 200 members include staff from the Higher School of Economics.

Civil Society: Competition of Ideas and Interests

On June 19th Charles Buxton, manager of regional programmes in Central Asia and post-Soviet countries of the International NGO Training & Research Centre — INTRAC, spoke at the HSE on ‘Civil Society at a Crossroads: View from the Development Sector’ at a seminar organized by the HSE Center for Studies of Civil Society and Nonprofit Sector (CSCSNS).

Medvedev Rewards Strategy 2020 Experts

The Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has awarded honours to some researchers from the Higher School of Economics for their work on the Strategy 2020 expert groups, including organization of the groups, the preparation of suggestions on topical issues for Russian socio-economic strategy up to 2020 and their personal input into the expert and analytical work

Public Services: Control and Transparency

On June 28th the international APPAM (Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management) conference ‘Improving the Effectiveness of Public Services’ started at the HSE. The event was organized by the HSE Faculty of Public Administration and the University of Maryland School of Public Policy.

Development of the University: Evaluations by IAC Members

On May 30th a meeting of the International Advisory Committee of the HSE Development Programme took place at the HSE. The committee was formed in early 2010 and this was its first full assembly.