Do All Crumbling Empires Behave the Same?

Do All Crumbling Empires Behave the Same?
In his honorary lecture  Twilight of an Empire , at the HSE April International Conference, Professor Guillermo Owen, Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, considers the case of the late Roman Empire - a once-powerful incumbent state which is beginning to lose its power - and compares it with examples nearer our own time. Professor Owen is associate editor of the International Game Theory Review. In an interview with the HSE English News service Professor Owen made comparisons in a game theory approach to the behaviour of the late Roman Empire and the Soviet Empire of the 1980s and 1990s.

April Issue of the HSE LooK

In April The HSE Look is devoted to  presentation of academic achievements. The editors cover the XVI April Conference  – presentations of plenary speakers and impressions of international participants. Keyong Hun Lee, Assistant Professor at the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF), shares his research projects and experience of working with students at HSE. 

Intellectual Capital: Measurement and Management

During the XVI April International Academic Conference HSE held a joint session on Intellectual Capital of Companies together with the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management (Brussels). During this session, Professor Zambon of the University of Ferrara gave a keynote lecture and participated in round-table discussions on various problems associated with intellectual capital and intangible assets.

Discovering Moscow - helpful hints

If you are interested in discovering Moscow, we suggest several web-resources

HSE Research in the Media and Professional Press: Bringing to the Fore

The Office of Public Relations and Online Media has launched a monitoring of publications about the research results of HSE’s faculty members

Funding Opportunities Alerts

The HSE Look reminds about opportunities to find research funding offered by HSE Office for Research Evaluation

Impressions from the XVI April Conference: International Participants

The HSE Look talked to several researchers from the HSE international labs about their impressions from the April Conference.

Presenting Academic Achievements: XVI April International Academic Conference

XVI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development  is a signature academic event for Higher School of Economics, and always attracts many participants from Russia and abroad. More than 2000 participants – international and domestic scholars, PhD and graduate students, NGO and think tanks members - registered for the April Conference this year, and attended its sessions during the four days of April 7-10. The HSE Look covers the major presentations from the plenary session.

Parenting Styles and Economics

Parenting Styles and Economics
Does the economy influence the way people bring up their children? How can we determine and measure a child’s utility? How can parenting styles be categorized in an economic model? These are the questions that Professor Fabricio Zilibotti of the University of Zurich addressed in his honorary lecture ‘Parenting with Style’, which he delivered at the April International Academic Conference during the 5th LCSR international workshop ‘Social and Cultural Changes in Cross-National Perspective: Subjective Well-being, Trust, Social capital and Values’.  The session was moderated by Prof Konstantin Sonin.

Professor Arie Lewin: ‘I’m Looking forward to Being Surprised!’

Arie Y. Lewin, is Professor of Strategy and International Business at Duke University Fuqua School of Business and for the past 18 years has been the  Director of The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). He gave an honorary lecture  on ‘Dynamics of Online Marketplaces for STEM Talent: Innovation 2.0’ on the third day of theApril Conference and spoke to HSE News service about his impressions of the conference, emerging economies marketing trends and other perspectives.