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Comparative Sociology in Quantitative Perspective

The LCSR conference " Comparative Sociology in Quantitative Perspective " took place in Moscow from 25th to 28th of November. It was an important event in the life of the laboratory, because the first results of the researchers work were summed up.

David Dunham lecture in MIEM

November 25th, 2011 at MIEM a lecture of Dr. David W. Dunham devoted to problems of development of the solar system and protect the Earth by man from a potentially dangerous space objects.

Culture influence on economic behavior

The regular workshop of the series "Culture Matters"  was held on 24th November. Prof. Andrey Belik (Center for Ethnopolitical Research, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, leading research associate) made the report "Impact of culture on economic behavior".

Research seminar by Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University): «Financial Crises, Bank Risk Exposure and Government Financial Policy»

On Thursday, November 24International College of Economics and Finance held Research seminar.
Speaker: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University) 
Theme: «Financial Crises, Bank Risk Exposure and Government Financial Policy», joint with Mark Gertler and Albert Queralto
Venue: Pokrovski Bulvar, 11, Room Zh-822

The First International Moscow Finance Conference

November 18-19, 2011 the Higher School of Economics (HSE) hosted the First International Moscow Finance Conference, organized by the International Laboratory in Financial Economics (LFE) and ICEF.

Series of advanced training seminars for scientific and pedagogical HSE employees "World experience of overcoming the corruption” (10-18 November, 2011)

From November,10 to November,18  within the activities of the International laboratory for Education Policy Analysis at the Institute for Educational Studies series of advanced training seminars "World experience of overcoming the corruption" were conducted by professor Charles Richard Rose - director of Centre for the Study of Public Policy (University of Aberdeen).

Series of advanced training seminars for scientific and pedagogical HSE employees "Newest tendencies in the American and European sociological ideas" (14-18 November, 2011)

From November, 14 to November, 18  within the activities of the International laboratory for Education Policy Analysis at the Institute for Educational Studies series of advanced training seminars "Newest tendencies in the American and European sociological ideas" were undertaken by the well-known English sociologist, honored professor of Loughborough University Dennis Smith.

What is more important for well-being: money or autonomy?

The regular seminar of the ILSCR “Culture matters” took place on 17th November. The speaker was Ronald Fisher, senior lecturer at Victoria University (Wellington, New Zealand), with a lecture "What is more important for well-being: money or autonomy?".

Thinking Conceptually, Analyzing Empirically: The New Europe Barometer

On November, 17th, 2011 Richard Rose, Director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy and 6th Century Chair in Politics (University of Aberdeen) gave a talk on “Thinking Conceptually, Analyzing Empirically: The New Europe Barometer”.

Nick Vikander about his Moscow visit