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Islam and Nationalism in Volga-Ural Region

On September 15, 2011 at the first regular seminar of LCSR in this academic year the preliminary results of the research “Islam and Nationalism in Volga-Ural Region” (the case of Tatarstan and Bashkortostan) were presented by Eduard Ponarin, Director of LCSR, and Kirill Zhirkov, Research Fellow of LCSR.

The Study Has Revealed Slacker Lecturers

On September 13th 2011 a seminar by the HSE Institute for Educational Studies took place. Martin Karnoy, Professor at the University of Stanford and Academic Supervisor at the HSE International Laboratory for Educational Policy Research, spoke on ‘The Low Achievement Trap: Comparing Schools in Botswana and South Africa’.

Research seminar by Leonid Timoshouk (UBS Bank): A new non-linear method for construction of yield curves

The first Summer School of LSCR...

The first Summer School of LSCR called «Multilevel Analysis in Comparative Studies» was held from August 22 to September 2 in Pushkin, a suburb of St. Petersburg. The participants of this school were master and postgraduate students and young researchers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Israel, Germany and USA.

7th Annual Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets

Vladimir Sokolov has participated in the 7th Annual Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets held at the Norwegian Central Bank August 22-24, 2011. Vladimir presented his work “The impact of maturity financing choices made by primary bond dealers on repo markets”.

Vladimir Sokolov has participated in the 7th Annual Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets

He presented his work “The impact of maturity financing choices made by primary bond dealers on repo markets”.

Human Experiments. Egor Lazarev’s Impressions about the participation in workshops at the school ICPSR

Egor Lazarev told about his academic trip to the summer school ICPSR(Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA), where he took part in two short intensive workshops: “Design, Conduction and Analysis of Field Experiments in Social Sciences” (August, 1-5) and “Spatial Econometrics” (August 15-19), which have been delivered by professor Donald Green (Columbia University) and by professor Robert Franzese (University of Michigan), respectively.

Essex in summer: Anna Nemirovskaya, Anna Shirokanova, Darya Oreshina and Tatyana Karabchuk

Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis is the largest Summer school in Europe with more than 60 courses on contemporary quantitative and qualitative methods of data analysis in social sciences. The school is famous for its teachers: the “stars” of statistics, sociology, psychology. The authors of world famous textbooks on data analysis methods teach there. Some LCSR researchers came to Essex this summer and participated in its famous summer school.

6th ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques

ECPR was able to create a serious atmosphere for studying and to include as much lessons into a 2-week course as in a semester.

Workshop “Principles of Industrial Statistics and UNIDO Approaches to Classifying Industry Sectors by Technology Intensity” by Shyam Upadhyaya

On June 22, 2011 the Research Laboratory of Science and Technology Studies, HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), has organized an open workshop by Shyam Upadhyaya “Principles of Industrial Statistics and UNIDO Approaches to Classifying Industry Sectors by Technology Intensity”.