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HSE’s Ranking in SSRN: May 2012

The Social Science Research Network has published its university rankings for May.

Review of Sources and Quality of Statistics on International Migration in selected countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States

A 'Review of Sources and Quality of Statistics on International Migration in selected countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States', prepared by Olga Chudinovskikh, Director of the HSE Institute for Social Development Studies Center for Migration Policy, has been published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

‘The Idea is to Produce Excellent Researchers’

The International Laboratory for Educational Policy Research has been working at the HSE for more than a year. Its academic supervisor, Stanford University professor Martin Carnoy told us about the results of this year’s research, their forthcoming plans and the future of the laboratory.

‘The Idea is to Produce Excellent Researchers’

The International Laboratory for Educational Policy Research has been working at the HSE for more than a year. Its academic supervisor, Stanford University professor Martin Carnoy told us about the results of this year’s research, their forthcoming plans and the future of the laboratory.

Irrationality in the Acts of Humans, as Well as Bees

On May 21st 2011, Robert Aumann, Nobel laureate in economics and Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, spoke at the HSE on ‘Rule Rationality vs. Act Rationality’. The lecture was organized by the HSE together with the Embassy of Israel in Russia.

Among the Top Ten

Leading British newspaper, The Independent, has published a list of the 10 best atlases, which includes the atlas created by a team of authors from the HSE Faculty of Politics.

‘Moving From Being a Consumer of Ideas to a Producer of Research’

For over a year now John Nye, professor of George Mason University (USA), has been heading the HSE International Laboratory of Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms. During his most recent visit to Moscow, Professor Nye told the HSE reporter about how the laboratory’s work is organized and what staff it needs, as well as about its research and new courses, some of which will be launched in May.

G. Yavlinsky The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Next One). New Haven, London: Yale University Press, 2011

This book directly confronts uncomfortable questions that many prefer to brush aside: if economists and other scholars, politicians, and business professionals understand the causes of economic crises, as they claim, then why do such damaging crises continue to occur?

Special Publication for the 2012 BRICS Summit in New Delhi

The inaugural publication of the BRICS Research Group, a joint initiative between the Higher School of Economics and the University of Toronto, co-edited by John Kirton and Marina Larionova, has been published. This special publication for the 2012 New Delhi Summit is a collection of articles by government officials from BRICS countries, representatives of international organizations, businessmen and leading researchers.

2011 Sanya BRICS Summit Compliance Report

The 2011 Sanya BRICS Summit Compliance Report prepared by the BRICS Research Group, a joint undertaking between the HSE International Organizations Research Institute and Trinity College of the University of Toronto (Canada), was published on March 27th, 2012.