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Scenarios and challenges of macroeconomic policy

Report at the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, Moscow, 5–7 April, 2011

Asian Studies: Israel as a ‘Melting Pot’

On March 15th a seminar entitled ‘On the Twists of the Modernity’ took place at the HSE, where Yossi Tavor, First Secretary of the Embassy of Israel in Russia, read a lecture for the students of the HSE Faculty of Philosophy School of Asian Studies.

First Issue of the International Organisations Research Journal in English

The first issue of the International Organisations Research Journal in English (issue 5, 2010) has been published. It focuses on the G8/G20 summit performance as well as the future of the Groups’ partnership and possible improvements.

University Spirit of Inequality

On March 15th a regular seminar of the HSE Institute for Educational Studies took place, dedicated to the problem of accessibility to education for children from various social groups around the world. Jamil Salmi, coordinator of the World Bank's network of tertiary education professionals, spoke on ‘Equality and the Human Capital Development: the Role of Higher Education’.

Auctions and the Consumer Market: Studying the Mechanics

On February 1st a new Laboratory for Strategic Behaviour and Institutional Design Studies opened at the HSE. Maarten Janssen, Academic Supervisor of the Laboratory and prominent expert in microeconomics, and Alexey Parakhonyak, Laboratory Head, told us about the role of the new department.

‘We Have a Middle Class, But It’s Small, and It’s Struggling to Survive’

Mark Urnov, Academic Supervisor of the HSE Faculty of Politics, talked to us about his view of the middle class and about the research he’s been carrying out with Irina Soboleva and Anton Sobolev in four Russian regions, as well discussing the reasons for the popularity of this work among international researchers.

‘Gloomy Perceptions of the European Economy are Much Exaggerated’

On November 29th Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), gave a public lecture at the HSE cultural center on ‘Europe — the lost continent?’. The meeting was organized by the HSE International College of Economics and Finance.

Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly prepared by the OSCE/ODIHR Panel of Experts on The Freedom of Assembly, including Nina Belyaeva, Head of the HSE Department of Public Policy, were published by the OSCE

Equal Opportunities and the ‘Disinterested Government’

On October 4th a special session of the Political Economy research seminar took place at the HSE Faculty of Economics. Yang Yao, Deputy Dean of the National School of Development and Professor at the Center for Economic Research, Beijing University, spoke about ‘Equality, the Disinterested Government, and Economic Growth: The Case of China’.

Political Atlas of the Modern World

How can we compare political systems in contemporary world politics? What measurements can we use to understand the political development of countries whose histories and culture make them so different? Political Atlas of the Modern World is a unique reference source which addresses these questions by providing a comparative study of the political systems of all 192 countries of the world.