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The Latest on Human Infants

Professor  Emmanuel Dupoux , Paris, Ecole Normale Supérieure ( ENS) will visit the HSE, Moscow  for a lecture entitled  ‘Quantitative modeling of early language acquisition’ on November, 15, 2013. He shared a few ideas with the HSE news service and spoke about his research interests.

Dr. Malina Voicu: ‘Not to Blame the Differences, but to Prize Diversity’

The HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) is hosting the 3rd Annual LCSR Conference from 12th - 16th November 2013, in Moscow. Dr. Malina Voicu from GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences Data Archive for the Social Sciences (DAS), gave a special interview for the HSE news service before the conference.

Futures under The Microscope

The HSE Annual Conference on Foresight and STI Policy: Cooperation, Coordination, and Challenges has come to a close. For two days (October 30-31) at the HSE premises at the foot of the Shukhov Radio Tower, signals were analysed that will sooner or later show up in contemporary socio-economic policy and in future news stories.

Traffic Jams May Force Motorists to Switch to Public Transport

More traffic jams and better public transport may force Moscow's motorists to leave their cars at home, suggest the findings of a recent study 'Dealing with Traffic Jams in Moscow: Factors Influencing the Choice of Private vs. Public Transport'.

The Paradox of Democracy

The HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) will be hosting the 3rd Annual LCSR Conference from 12th -16th November 2013, in Moscow. The focus of this year’s conference is on developing empirical quantitative comparative studies in social science.

Hermann Habermann Lectures at the HSE on the Problems of Developing Statistics

On November 6-7, the International Institute of Statistical Education organized a series of seminars by Hermann Habermann, a renowned specialist in statistics and a Corresponding Member of the US National Academy of Sciences.

Low Wages Encourage Corruption

The more income a policeman and his family earn, the less open he is to corruption. Tatiana Karabchuk report “Wages and unofficial payments in the police: a comparative analysis in Russia, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria and Latvia”.

Researching the Past in Order to Foresee the Future

During the conference Low Fertility and Low Mortality: Observable Reality and Visions of the Future, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the HSE Institute of Demography, leading international researchers not only presented their reports, but also shared their impressions about their collaborations  with their Russian colleagues.

Moscow Can Be an International Financial Centre

This autumn, the Third International Moscow Finance Conference will take place at the HSE, on the 8th and 9th November, 2013. One of the keynote speakers is Rajnish Mehra, Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. We spoke to Professor Mehra ahead of his visit and asked him about the conference and his work.

Salary Rises and Careers Prospects will Attract Future Teachers

The reform of pedagogical education in Russia should include training teachers in various subjects simultaneously, creating career opportunities, and an algorithm for ‘mobilizing’ the best recent graduates. Anatoly Kasprzhak has studied the experience of teacher training modernization in France, Germany, USA, Great Britain, Finland, Singapore, and Japan.