The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2023 to Claudia Goldin (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA), ‘for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes.’ According to the Nobel committee, Professor Goldin has uncovered key factors that determine gender differences in the labour market.
Incompatible Alternatives: HSE Researchers on the Ambivalence of Power in the Twenty-first Century Economy
Ambivalence and a combination of contradictory principles are vividly manifested in the actions of government, its individual agents and institutions, as well as the everyday practices of economic subjects and citizens. The participants of the HSE Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology seminar discussed the book The Ambivalence of Power in the Twenty-First Century Economy: Cases from Russia and Beyond, recently published in the UK. Prepared by researchers from HSE University and foreign universities, the book focuses on the study of ambivalence in Russia and beyond.
In an op-ed for RB K, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov laid out his predictions about the changes that await us in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: on-site office workers will be reduced by a third, retail business will go completely digital, and both healthcare and education will undergo a radical overhaul.
Recently, this year’s International Conference on Applied Research in Economics, an annual event which has become one of the trademarks of HSE University-Perm, came to a closeend. Dmitriy Potapov and Dmitri Vinogradov spoke to us about the history and geography of the conference, its speakers and future plans.
Students Zufar Kholmirzoev, Nasimjon Islomov and Mukhammad Niyozov of Tajik State University of Finance and Economics spent a semester at HSE University in Perm through an exchange programme. Before heading back to Tajikistan, the students sat down with HSE News Service to talk about what they thought about life at HSE Perm and whether it was hard to adapt to the new environment.
An open lecture ‘Economics, Behavior and Experiments’ by Dmitri Vinogradov, Lecturer in Finance at the University of Essex, was recently held at HSE Perm. The lecture was dedicated to experimental methods in economic research.
Evgeniy Ozhegov, Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics and Finance, Junior Research Fellow at the Group for Applied Markets and Enterprises Studies (AMES), and member of the HSE Group of Young Academic Professionals, has recently defended his Candidate of Sciences’ thesis in economics. He teaches econometrics, microeconometrics, game theory, and consumer behavior theory for students of HSE in Perm, and advises them on how to write better graduation papers. In addition to that, Evgeniy heads a student club in econometrics, organizes AMES seminars, and takes part in academic and applied research.
Fourth-year students of the Programme in Economics have successfully defended their final qualifying works in English.