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‘The Bigger Challenges Are Still Ahead’

On January 18th Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), spoke at the HSE. Below is a transcript of his speech.

'New' Economy Ignored by Statistics

Official statistics fail to capture – in fact, they simply ignore – the development of Russia’s high-tech industry. This distorts macroeconomic indicators and negatively impacts the quality of the government's decisions. Vladimir Bessonov, Head of HSE Expert Institute's Laboratory for Studies of Inflation and Economic Growth, has authored the report: 'In Search of Information and Communication Technologies: The Quirks of Russian Statistics and Economic Measurements'.

HSE’s 12 Most Interesting Research Papers of 2012 in English and Russian

Deals on government commissions, the anti-corruption declaration, murderers and job creators, the economy of Runet, the Russian internet; the most curious and useful research for economic policy carried out by HSE over the last year.

HSE’s 12 Most Interesting Research Papers of 2012 in English and Russian

Deals on government commissions, the anti-corruption declaration, job creators and job destroyers, trust, talent and institutions, the economy of Runet, the Russian internet; the most curious and useful research for economic policy carried out by HSE over the last year.

HSE’s 12 Most Interesting Research Papers of 2012 in English and Russian

Deals on government commissions, the anti-corruption declaration, job creators and job destroyers, trust, talent and institutions, the economy of Runet, the Russian internet; the most curious and useful research for economic policy carried out by HSE over the last year.

First Meetings of the Russian G20 Presidency

On 11-13 December 2012, the first meetings of the Russian G20 Presidency were held in Moscow. They included the Think 20, Business 20 and Civil 20 Meetings, the inaugural G20 Sherpas’ Meeting and the ‘Fostering Economic Growth and Sustainability’ conference.

‘Innovation Isn’t Just an Empty Word or a Fashion Fad’

Mikhail Komarov, lecturer at the Faculty of Business Informatics Department of Innovation and Business in Information Technologies, is one of the ‘100 young innovators’ at the ‘Open Innovations’ forum. Open Innovations is an open space for people who develop and implement innovative solutions all over the world. The event is focused on forecasting technology trends and defining the role of information technology in global processes.

Political Scientists at an International Roundtable in the Public Policy Department, Put Public Protest under the Microscope

The Department of Public Policy at the Higher School of Economics organised a roundtable on "Problems of Global Governance in Modern Political Science" at the VI Congress of Russian Political Science, held at Moscow State University of Foreign Affairs on 22-24th of November. The round table was co-chaired by D.G. Zaytsev, Associate Professor of the Public Policy Department and A.N.Potsar, Associate Professor of the Public Policy Department.

Dr. Patricia Graham: ‘The Global Challenge is in Educating a Character’

Patricia Albjerg Graham, a leading historian of American education, visited Moscow and St. Petersburg this week. HSE hosted a seminar on the problems of modern education where Patricia Graham provided a wide review on the current situation of American education.

HSE’s Ranking in SSRN: October 2012

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) publishes a monthly ranking of socio-economic research centers and universities. As of November 1st, 2012, the Higher School of Economics is in 2nd place in terms of number of papers published over the last 12 months. A year ago the HSE was 85th according to this indicator.