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War is Going out of Fashion

With rising incomes, people are less accepting of war. In recent decades in Russia, as in many countries around the world, the number of citizens willing to give their lives for their country has declined. These are findings of joint research by Ronald Inglehart and HSE.

New Chapter in Cooperation Begins Between the HSE and the Halle Institute for Economic Research

On March 26, 2013, in Moscow, the HSE and Germany’s Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies is now IWH’s main partner for a series of projects. Dr. Jutta Gunther, IWH Interim Director and Head of Department Structural Change, gave a special interview for the HSE news service.

Highest Ranked European Computer Scientist Joins HSE as Academic Supervisor of International Laboratory of Process-Aware Information Systems

HSE’s International Laboratory of Process-Aware Information Systems (PAIS lab) was established in January 2013 and is supervised by Professor Wil van der Aalst. In fact, Professor Van der Aalst is the highest ranked European computer scientist (according to Google Scholar). On April 15, 2013 he is giving a lecture in the PAIS lab seminar series. We used this opportunity to ask him some questions.

Freedom and Democracy from Catholic and Orthodox Perspectives

The ideas of freedom and democracy are at the core of the most successful parts of human civilization today. Can modern Catholicism and Orthodoxy find a way to unite around these ideas? Maxim Bogachev from the HSE raised this question in his paper to the HSE April Conference.

Bridges between Different Traditions and Cultures

Soren Liborius, Head, Department of Press and Information, at European Union Delegation to Russia gave a special interview to HSE portal.

HSE Leads in SSRN Rankings

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) publishes a monthly ranking of research centers and universities in the social and economic sciences. According to the results of the first quarter of 2013, the HSE ranks first for the number of registered authors publishing their papers on the SSRN site. Over the year, their number has more than doubled: from 117 to 272.

HSE Leads in SSRN Rankings

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) publishes a monthly ranking of research centers and universities in the social and economic sciences. According to the results of the first quarter of 2013, the HSE ranks first for the number of registered authors publishing their papers on the SSRN site. Over the year, their number has more than doubled: from 117 to 272.

‘Science Can Help to Bring Countries Together in Different Ways’

Professor Jonathan Linton, Power Corporation Professor for the Management of Technological Enterprise of the University of Ottawa, Canada, and Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Technovation‘ journal spoke on ‘Centers of Excellence. Research Strategy and Portfolio Planning’ at the XIV HSE April International Aca­demic Conference on Economic and Social Development. He gave a special interview to the HSE news service.

What Does Political Activism Depend on?

Well developed telecommunications, and population density increase the chances of people taking part in public protests. Bad weather, poor salaries and the repressive habits of the authorities decrease them. So Anton Sobolev reported his findings to the XIV April Conference at HSE.

Close Cooperation between the HSE and Halle Institute

Philipp Marek, scientific researcher in Halle Institute for Economic Research, Germany, and participant of the XIV HSE April International Aca­demic Conference on Economic and Social Development  gave an interview for the HSE news service.