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.
Alina Buzanakova and Evgeny Ozhegov, researchers at the HSE-Perm Group for Applied Markets and Enterprises Studies (AMES), presented the results of their research at the 19th International Conference on Cultural Economics at the University of Valladolid, Spain.
PhD Sofia Kulikova, senior research fellow of Scientific and training laboratory for interdisciplinary empirical studies of HSE-Perm, will read popular scientific lecture “Brain hour for children” within the framework of the “City civil weekend” activities.
Research of Alina Buzanakova (GAMES research assistant and junior participant of Research Training Group “Empirical demand estimator”) was awarded as the best bachelor’s research paper at Economical Analysis school in 2016.
Evgeniy Ozhegov, Senior Lecturer of department of Economics and Finance, junior research fellow of the Group for Applied Markets and Enterprises Studies (GAMES), NRU HSE-Perm, told us what inspires him for new research, about the trends in econometrics and also shared his opinion, should scientific projects be applied or not. We publish the second part of Evgeniy’s interview for Perm branch site.
At the ordinary seminar of the GAMES research group Alina Buzanakova, the research assistant, participant of Research Training Group “Empirical demand estimator”, presented her paper. She revealed the results of a study, focused on estimation of demand function for the performing art through the example of Perm opera and ballet theatre.
Evgeniy Ozhegov, Senior Lecturer of department of Economics and Finance, junior research fellow of the Group for Applied Markets and Enterprises Studies (GAMES), NRU HSE-Perm, is one of those pushing the science forward. Evgeniy is included in candidate pool of NRU HSE, recently he defended candidate thesis in economics. He teaches courses on econometrics and microeconometrics, game theory, consumers’ behavior theory for the students of Perm campus of NRU HSE, teaches to write graduation thesis. Besides, Evgeniy runs the students’ econometrics club, organizes the work of GAMES seminars and takes part in development of many scientific and applied studies.
How is teaching combined with research activities? Should studies be applied? And what does inspire a scientist? Evgeniy told about this and about many other things in his interview to HSE-Perm site.
At the XVII international scientific April conference at NRU HSE (Moscow) the delegation of Perm campus spoke at 14 sessions. Speakers from the school of management, school of economics and finance, the group for state-private interaction studies, International laboratory of intangible-driven economy and Group for applied markets and enterprises studies took part in the conference.
PhD Sofya Kulikova, senior research fellow of Scientific training laboratory for interdisciplinary empirical studies of NRU HSE-Perm, told in her interview to Properm.ru how our brain works, why hormone oxytocin makes us more trustful and that we like to drink expensive wine more even if it does not differ from cheap wine. Neuroeconomics studies all that.
At the GAMES research group seminar the participants discussed how weather influences electric power consumption. Evgeniya Popova, junior research fellow, told about her study where she was determining the dependence of power consumption on temperature with the help of non-parametric estimation.