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‘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.

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.

'Political Correctness Constrains Researchers'

From July 26th - 30th the VIII International Council for Central and East European Studies (ICCEES) Congress took place in Stockholm. The event takes place once every five years and brings together researchers from Russia and East Europe. This time 14 teachers and researchers from the HSE took part in the Congress, the largest delegation from one institution at the forum. Some participants of the Congress told us about the event.

The Ability to Ask Questions and Get Answers

On December 9th Lord Michael Barber, one of the world’s leading experts in improving the effectiveness of public administration, delivered the first in a series of lectures as guest professor at the Faculty of Public Administration of the Higher School of Economics. Video and presentation slides added.

‘Fiscal and Monetary Policy Interaction. The Sustainability of Public Debt’ by Sergey Pekarski

A book by Sergey Pekarski, ‘Fiscal and Monetary Policy Interaction. The Sustainability of Public Debt’ , has been recently published by VDM Verlag.

World Currencies Competition

M. Gilman, the HSE professor, is among observers who weigh up chances of Russian ruble  as a leading regional reserve currency.

Labour market under crisis pressure

Olga Kuzina, the superior research fellow at the HSE Lab for Studies in Economic Sociology, reveals social impact of the crises.

Great expectations

Y. Gavrilenkov speaks on the global economic crisis and Russian economic recovery for the Moscow Times. He believes that Russian response should differ from the policies adopted by other governments.

Currency rate provision

Martin Gillman, the HSE Professor and the Head of the Centre for Advanced Studies comments on the Russian ruble prospects to the Moscow Times.