On December 06 Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Professor, Bremen Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Jacobs University Bremen, Germany; co-head,International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural ResearchNational Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Adolescent Annihilation Fears and Lifetime Happiness: Insights from a Long-Term Longitudinal Study".
From 26 November to 30 November, associate professor of Leeds University (UK) Jan Palczewski delivered a mini-course «Monte Carlo methods for optimal stochastic control»
From November 19 to November 23, 2018, the International Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications HSE and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) conducted the First Moscow-UK Working Group on stochastic analysis
Meetings were held at the International Center for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh. The first working group is organized by: Mireille Bossi (INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France), Valentin Konakov (HSE, Moscow, Russia), David Siska (University of Edinburgh, Scotland), Lucas Shpruh (University of Edinburgh, Scotland). The working group aims to review and consolidate the knowledge of the developing field of stochastic analysis - calculus in the Wasserstein space, as well as to assess its current impact on a number of areas of mathematics
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Decree No. 672 on November 26 “On the creation of an innovation cluster in Moscow,” thus putting in motion an initiative of Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin that the Higher School of Economics had played an active role in developing. Throughout the past year, HSE specialists studied the best practices of the world’s innovative megacities, worked with the Moscow government to hold a series of expert discussions on the principles of forming an innovation supercluster, and developed a draft concept establishing guidelines for interactions between potential cluster participants. Over time, the planned supercluster has the potential to embrace Moscow’s entire advanced-technology economy.
Predictors of the choice of strategy of behavior in intercultural conflict: A study in Russia and Germany
On November 22 Anastasia Batkhina (research fellow of the HSE) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Predictors of the choice of strategy of behavior in intercultural conflict: A study in Russia and Germany".
From 1st November 1 15th November, V. N. Kolokoltsov, Leading Researcher of the Laboratory and Professor of the University of Warwick (United Kingdom) delivered the mini-course, "'ntroduction to Financial Mathematics'.
Statistical Consulting Center is opened for the reception of project applications for all those who wishing to receive the necessary and highly qualified assistance in the field of working with data, applied statistics, network analysis and computer science.
From 29th October to 1st November Anna Bykova, Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Finance and research fellow of the IDLab, participated in the International Workshop "Political Economy of Development: Challenges and Perspectives", which was organized by the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (HSE) in cooperation with The College of Humanity and Social Sciences (CHSS) at UAE University and New York University Abu Dhabi.
Today was the third day of the Autumn school 'Current Trends in Decision-making Analysis' organized by the International Laboratory of Decision Choice and Analysis. The invited lecturers included outstanding academics and researchers Itzhak Gilboa, Theocharis Grigoriadis, Michel Grabisch, Gabrielle Demange, Saptarshi Mukherjee, Stefan Napel, Agnieszka Rusinowska, William Thomson, Katarína Cechlárová.
During the second day of the Autumn school on Current Trends in Decision-making Analysis participants heard the presentations by Michel Grabisch, Agnieszka Rusinowska, and William Thomson.