'Time has come to start hiring senior professors'

Carsten Sprenger, Assistant Professor at the International College of Economics and Finance and the Head of the International Laboratory of Financial Economics, speaks about academic life at HSE as well as brings some current issues to the spotlight.

'Here I get a lot of help'

Being an internationally recruited academic herself and having due to the field of her research a very intense travel schedule, Ekim Arbatli has kindly shared her experience with the HSE Look.

'At the HSE there is much more time to think, do research and to write'

Having had 2 year experience of working at the HSE, John Round has kindly shared his research and teaching experience he has had so far.

Understanding Economical Development in Russia

Timothy Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Department of Political Science and Harriman Institute of Columbia University, USA and Director of Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, HSE, Russia gave a special interview to HSE news service prior the conference.

'It’s exciting to see things change'

Christopher S. Swader is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sociology and a Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (HSE Branch in Saint-Petersburg). Christopher kindly shared his experience and expectations with the HSE Look.

Fabian Slonimczyk, Assistant Professor, HSE: ‘This is Indeed an Important Event!’

The First International ‘Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE’ User Conference will be held in Moscow on May, 17-18th.  Fabian Slonimczyk, Assistant Professor, International College of Economics and Finance, Faculty of Economics HSE  gave a special interview to the HSE news service about the conference.

'Without data you are just another person with an opinion'

Valentina Kuskova joined the Higher School of Economics in 2011, she repatriated from the United States, where she spent 16 years, 12 out of which she devoted to research and teaching. She kindly agreed to share her experience, opinion and plans with the HSE Look.

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.

Workplaces Under the Press of Election Technologies

Traditionally, the falsification of an election involves filling ballot boxes with fake ballot papers. International researchers at the HSE analyzed another mechanism which can be used to distort the election process: pressure on employers and employees. The following is a review of a paper by Timothy Frye, Ora John Reuter, and David Szakonyi.

Professor Martin Gilman: Moscow – an Unlikely but Advantageous place to work

Martin Gilman, the Director of Centre for Advanced Studies of the HSE has been the Head of CAS in Moscow since 2006. Today we asked Dr. Gilman about the current situation in the international recruitment of academic staff.