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APEC: Modeling and Evaluation of Initiatives

On November 24th and 25th, the APEC Conference ‘Building APEC Economies’ Capacities of Employing Input-Output Tables for Advanced Economic Modeling’ organized by the HSE International Institute for Education in Statistics (IIES) took place in Singapore. Alexey Ponomarenko, Director of the IIES, told us about the programme, tasks and results of the conference.

Technology Platforms: Russian and International Experience

On December 7th 2011, an international seminar entitled ‘Russian and European Technology Platforms: Development of Cooperation’ organized by the HSE Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation took place at the Higher School of Economics.

Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies

The book 'Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies' has been published by the HSE.

AHELO: In Order to Be Precise in Evaluations

From November 23rd – 29th 2011, a training programme for national managers on the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) project took place at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) headquarters in Paris. The HSE is one of the coordinating universities for this project and representatives from our university attended this event.

‘Herding Behavior is Particularly Worrisome in the Banking Sphere’

On the 18th of November, Professor Arnoud Boot from the University of Amsterdam gave a public lecture at the inaugaral ICEF International conference. Its title was ‘Banking at the Crossroads: How to deal with Marketability and Complexity?’

Thinking Conceptually, Analyzing Empirically: The New Europe Barometer

On November 17th, 2011, Richard Rose, Director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy and 6th Century Chair in Politics (University of Aberdeen) gave a talk on 'Thinking Conceptually, Analyzing Empirically: The New Europe Barometer' at the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) in Saint Petersburg.

Androids Among Us

On November 15th 2011, Hiroshi Ishiguro delivered a lecture at the HSE on ‘Human, Androids and Media’. The event was organized by the Embassy of Japan in Russia, The Japan Foundation and the HSE Faculty of Business Informatics.

Class and gender in Russian welfare policies: Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges

The book 'Class and gender in Russian welfare policies: Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges' by E.R. Iarskaia-Smirnova was published by the University of Gothenburg.

Education as a Research Field

On October 28th and 29th the 2nd International Conference of Higher Education Researchers ‘Universities and State’ took place at the Higher School of Economics. The event was organized by the Russian Association for Tertiary Education Research with the support of the HSE.

‘Joint PhD It Is One of the Best Ways to Get Research Projects Going’

On October 19th a delegation from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) visited the Higher School of Economics. The head of the delegation, Prof. Sibrand Poppema, President of the University of Groningen, told us about his university and the purpose of his visit to the HSE.