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Regional Expansion Will Facilitate Business Growth

Medium-sized businesses in Russia are set to grow thanks to regional expansion and a broadening of the selection of goods and services. The School of Marketing and Business Development at the HSE has conducted the following research: 'Business Development: Current trends. Business practices of medium-sized companies in Russia in 2013.'

Fines and Trust in the Government Stimulate Tax Payments

A high level of trust in state institutions and fines for defaulters contribute to better tax collection. During the international scientific conference Culture, Diversity, and Development, Alexey Belianin, Head of the HSE Laboratory of Experimental and Behavioral Economics, presented ‘Tax Payments and Trust: A Cross-Country Empirical Analysis’, research conducted by an international group of scientists.

Moscow Gathers International Experts on Futures Studies at HSE Annual Conference on Foresight and STI Policy

October 30-31, 2013 National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) hosts its Annual Conference 'Foresight and STI Policy'. Well known and highly reputed speakers from leading research centres, universities, international organisations and transnational companies will gather to explore new frontiers in Foresight — one of the most requested instruments to analyze the future.

Michal Rochlitz: ’ HSE is the Top Place in Russia for My Research’

Michael Rochlitz is a research fellow at the Center for the Study of Institutions and Development. Before joining HSE he finished a PhD in economics at IMT Lucca in Italy. He described the project he had been working on in the HSE and benefits of living in Moscow.

Social Networks Rule the Photo Market

Social networks are one of the reasons for the growing demand for professional photography. Social networks allow anyone to create their public image in a virtual reality. Anastiasia Evstratova has been studying the mechanisms of demand on the photo market, as well as the functions of photography for photographers and their clients.

New International Cooperation in Leadership in Education

The HSE Institute of Education Center for Leadership in Education has signed a partnership agreement with the international Asia Leadership Project. Now Russia has also joined the project.

Minimum Monthly Wage Raise Leads to Growing Informal Employment

Minimum Monthly Wage (MMW) is a bad institution for fighting poverty and inequality. One of the reasons for this is Russia’s high heterogeneity. Raising MMW often leads to the death of companies and a growing shadow labour market, Alexey Oshchepkov concludes this in his study ‘Minimum Wage’s Influence on the Labour Market in Russia’.

Think Tanks Need a Development Strategy

A number of fairly strong independent economic think tanks have emerged in Russia, but their further development depends on whether they can maintain their independence and provide good analysis while responding to the new challenges posed by changes in demand for their services. These are the findings of a collaborative ARETT-HSE study.

International views on the problems of nothing in the history of philosophy

Elena Dragalina-Chernaya, Professor of the Department of Ontology, Logic, and Epistemology, HSE Faculty of Philosophy and Head of the Laboratory for Philosophical Studies, HSE Centre for Advanced Studies presents international conference “Ontology of Negativitiness” that will take place at the HSE on October, 22-23, 2013.

Informal Employment: Money, but Not Happiness

Employees without a formal contract are less happy than those fully protected by the Labour Code, suggests the report by Ludmilla Leonova  'Empirical Models for the Correlation Between Unregistered Employment and Life Satisfaction'.