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Tag "HSE April Conference on Economic and Social Development"

‘The President is Focused on Increasing the Birth Rate and Reducing Poverty by Half’

HSE Vice President Lev Jakobson and HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov
National objectives for social development, as well as existing risks and opportunities in implementing these objectives were discussed by participants of HSE International April Conference.

New Personnel Selection System Now Active across the Country

New Personnel Selection System Now Active across the Country
The social mobility system created under President Vladimir Putin’s initiative begins with a search for talented children and ends with training and selection of the best top executives. On April 10, the participants of a plenary session on ‘The New System of Social Mobility in Russia as a Way to Renew the Elite’ at theXX April International Academic Conference discussed the details of this system, as well as its future outlook.

‘Economic Innovation Is Impossible without the Right to Fail’

Alexander Shokhin, HSE President; Ksenia Yudaeva, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia; and Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector
The first plenary session of the HSE XX April International Academic Conference continued with a discussion on the sources of economic growth, budgetary policy priorities, as well as investment in infrastructure and human capital. Experts from HSE joined other participants to speak on these issues.

‘We Need Solutions That Will Allow Russian Business not to Look to Offshore Companies, but to Gain Profitability in Russia’

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov
HSE’s XX April International Conference opened with a plenary session devoted to Russian economic development and fiscal policy. Mr. Anton Siluanov, Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, discussed the solutions proposed by the Russian government to stimulate economic growth and business development.

‘A Week of Academic and Intellectual Pleasure’: HSE Hosts April Conference for the Twentieth Time

On April 9, the XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development kicked off at HSE University. Since its inception, it has become Russia’s biggest academic and expert platform in the social sciences and economics, as well as an important international event that attracts researchers from all over the globe each year. Fuad Aleskerov and Andrey Yakovlev, members of the Conference Programme Committee, spoke with the HSE News Service about the results achieved over the past 20 years, relevant topics, and plans for the future.

President Vladimir Putin Sends his Greetings to the Participants of the April Conference

The President of the Russian Federation welcomes participants and guests to the XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.

The Sawtoothed Marriage Curve: Why Fewer Russians Marry in Leap Years

The marriage rate goes through both seasonal and annual fluctuations. In many countries, fewer people marry during leap years. Demographer Eugeny Soroko analysed this phenomenon in a report prepared for the XX International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development hosted by the Higher School of Economics.

International Expert to Speak on Agricultural Policy

At the upcoming 20th April International Academic Conference, HSE’s new Institute for Agrarian Studies will hold a panel on the drivers of growth in the Russian agrarian sector. Johan Swinnen, Director of LICOS Center for Institutions and Economic Performance at KU Leuven, has been invited to speak at the panel.

Expert on Authoritarian Regimes to Speak at April Conference

Expert on Authoritarian Regimes to Speak at April Conference
While much of the focus on politics and global affairs over the past several decades has been on democratization, the most striking thing about this period has been the survival and spread of authoritarian regimes, argues Graeme Gill, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. Professor Gill is one of the presenters at the upcoming XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, scheduled this year for April 9-12 at the Higher School of Economics.

The Role of Personal Preferences in Economics

Prof. Dr Thomas Dohmen from the Institute for Applied Microeconomics, University of Bonn, Germany is to deliver an honorary lecture at the upcoming April Academic Conference at HSE University April 9 – 12. HSE News Service spoke with Dr. Dohmen about his work on the Global Preferences Survey (GPS), an international survey of epic proportions that he helped develop and analyze in order to learn whether individuals differ in terms of economic preferences by country, and more.