On September 20-21, the Perm campus of the Higher School of Economics hosted the sixth International Conference on Applied Research in Economics (iCare6), an event that focuses on research with applications to and implications for real-life problems. The conference acronym reflects its motto: iCare = I care.
The largest football event in the world, the FIFA World Cup 2018, is rapidly approaching. For the 11 Russian cities chosen to host the World Cup, this is assumed to be a powerful impulse for social and economic development. The preparation for this event is well underway, and the organisers face a lot of different challenges.
Petr Parshakov, Academic Supervisor of the MA programme in Finance, presented the results of his research ‘Team vs. Individual Tournaments: Evidence from Prize Structure in eSports’, co-authored by Dennis Coates and implemented as part of his PhD thesis, at the University of Vigo.
The 2nd international research seminar ‘Public-Private Interaction: Design and Deliberation’ has been held at the HSE campus in Perm. It addressed issues relating to public procurement, public-private partnership (PPP), NGOs and social entrepreneurship. There was also a roundtable discussion on eco-friendly public procurement.
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.
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).
In 2016 the forth International Conference on Applied Research in Economics (iCARE ) will take place at the Essex Business School, University of Essex, Colchester. The event is organized in cooperation with Essex Business School, HSE Perm academic partner. The event will be held on September 26-27.
The representatives of the US education system from Washington, California, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pima County visited Perm in the framework of the Fulbright exchange programme. During the visit the delegation held a meeting at HSE Perm campus.
Associate Professor in HSE Perm’s Foreign Languages Department, Marina Sheveleva has been named a finalist in the Fulbright Faculty Development Program competition. She will spend six months living and working at Montclair Public Research University (US).