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The Paradox of Democracy

The HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) will be hosting the 3rd Annual LCSR Conference from 12th -16th November 2013, in Moscow. The focus of this year’s conference is on developing empirical quantitative comparative studies in social science.

People in America are More Interested in Tolstoy than Putin

Andrey Shcherbak, Associate Professor at the HSE Saint Petersburg School of Applied Political Science, spent six months in the USA, thanks to the Mellon Visiting Scholar Fellowship programme. Andrey told us about the programme and his research.

‘A Politician Is Someone to Study, Not a Client’

Alexey Zakharov, Associate Professor in the department of Advanced Mathematics in the HSE Faculty of Economics, is a member of the Committee of the European Political Science Association - a professional community of specialists who apply a variety of different methods in their analysis of the field as it is understood today.

Crisis Has a Big Cleaning Impact, but This Cleaning Hasn’t Happened

Yaroslav Kuzminov, Rector of the HSE, spoke about the new wave of the crisis, Russia’s readiness for it, and the system of public pharisaism among the powerful.

Uncertainty in the Global Economy

On October 9th, a seminar on the state of the global and monetary economy took place at the Higher School of Economics. Evgeniy Yasin shared his thoughts on this topic.

Marx Was Right, but Not Completely

On October 10th, 2012, Professor Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, spoke at the Open Seminar meeting at the HSE Saint Petersburg Faculty of Sociology. In his lecture he spoke about why Karl Marx’s forecasts will never come true and how culture alters the modernization process.

Just What Yasin Prescribed

Evgeniy Yasin, Academic Supervisor of the HSE, in an interview with “Itogi” spoke about the years of transition in the Russian economy and his own role in the transformations that took place.

Scenario Planning of Apocalypse

On October 4th Peter Schwartz, a world renowned futurist and Honorary Professor of the HSE, spoke at a seminar organized by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge.

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.