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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.

Third International Moscow Finance Conference

On November 8-9, 2013 the HSE International Laboratory of Financial Economics (LFE) at the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF),  is hosting the Third International Moscow Finance Conference. The HSE news service asked Assistant Professor at the ICEF and Head of the LFE, Carsten Sprenger to tell us about what he hopes the conference will achieve.

Researchers Looked at Business from a Humanistic Perspective

The international conference ‘Business. Society. Human’ took place at the HSE from October 30-31, 2013. Scholars in economics and the humanities discussed what ‘business with a human face’ would look like.

High Competition Decreases the Efficiency of State Procurement

Contrary to expectations, a growing number of open auction participants doesn’t decrease the price of the contract. On the contrary, the price is lower when the bidding involves only one player – usually, the market leader. Anna Balsevich presented her paper ‘Interregional Comparison of State Procurement Efficiency in Russia’ at the international seminar ‘Sustainable state procurement: development trends and challenges’.

Pendulum Migration Lowers the Quality of Life in the Regions

Every day, about one million residents of Moscow’s surrounding regions commute to work in the city. Remote districts are losing prospective labour resources, and the contrast between the quality of life in Moscow’s centre and its outskirts is growing increasingly more noticeable. The HSE online journal Demoscope Weekly analysed the commuting practices of Moscow region residents.

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.