Will robots eventually make people jobless? That ‘s an issue that has recently been under a lot of discussions with some publications predicting that around 40% of jobs will disappear in the nearest decade due to the advent of technology. But is the future indeed so gloomy? Sir Christoper Pissarides, 2010 Nobel Prize winner, Regius Professor of Economics at LSE, disagrees. In his honorary lecture at HSE ICEF Prof Pissarides discussed various issues concerning the future of work and employment in the age of robots.
HSE-Perm has hosted the first seminar of the GAMES research group in this academic year. The key speaker Mikhail Okunev told the audience about machine learning through the example of his work in Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
A seminar ‘Inventing a Whole Language Foreign Language Classroom: Thinking Outside the Box’ by Professor David Schwarzer (PhD in Education, College of Education and Human Services, Montclair State University, United States) was held at HSE Perm as part of collaboration between the School of Foreign Languages at HSE Perm and HSE University District. The event drew 62 English teachers from 16 Perm and 12 Perm region schools.
Sarah Busse Spencer, Associate Professor at the School of Management at HSE Perm, presented the results of research into the organizational culture within Russian high tech companies at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, held August 20-23, 2016, in Seattle, Washington.
Ekaterina Oparina, Research Assistant at the Centre for Private-Public Interactions at HSE Perm took part in the 15th session of the Institutional and Organizational Economics Academy, held in in Cargèse (France).
Associate Professors of the School of Foreign Languages at HSE Perm Elena Kostareva and Svetlana Strinyuk presented their reports at the 13th Conference of the European Society for the Study of English, which was held August 22-26 at the National University of Ireland in Galway.
Thadeu Gasparetto, a graduate of the University of Vigo (Spain) who studies sports economics, recently joined the HSE International Laboratory of Intangible-driven Economy. During a recent visit to Perm, he spoke about his research plans and shared his impressions of HSE students and staff members.