Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis 2014






 Meeting point



Hotel "Tsargrad"Moscow region, June 28 – July 4, 2014

 Call for papers deadline: March, 20, 2014

Application is closed.


The Center for Institutional Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics (CInSt, HSE), announces the call for papers for the annual Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis 2014. The Summer School is aimed at creating and supporting the academic network of young researchers from all regions of Russia as well as other countries, who work in the field of New Institutional Economics. The schedule of the Summer School includes lectures, seminars and plenty of possibilities for discussion and communication. We focus on recent developments in NIE and possibilities and challenges of applied research in the institutional economics framework.




Researchers, teaching staff, PhD and master students are welcome to participate in RSSIA. Priority in the selection will be given to research projects that are related to the following fields:


  • Economics of public sector, bureaucracy, and procurement
  • Economics of education
  • Banks and financial markets
  • Industrial organization, government regulation, and law enforcement
  • Property rights, institutions and economic development


The working language of the Summer School is English.


As a RSSIA participant you will have the opportunity:

  • To attend the lectures of distinguished experts in various spheres of institutional economics and adjoining disciplines: John Nye (George Mason University), Sebastian Galiani (University of Maryland),Marian Moszoro (IESE Business School, Barcelona), Michael Waterson (University of Warwick), Koen Schoors (Ghent University) and Alex Teytelbaym (MIT) have already confirmed their participation as RSSIA faculty this year!
  • To present and discuss your current research during seminars.
  • To exchange the research experience with other RSSIA participants and faculty members.
  • And consequently to improve significantly your research!




Participants are selected on the basis of their applications. Applications should be submitted via application form. An application includes:


  • Registration form;
  • Motivation letter (no longer than 300 words);
  • Current research project description (no longer than 1500 words + references) with a short abstract (no longer than 200 words).


Current research project description should be in English (MS Word, Times New Roman, size 12, space 1.5, standard margins) and must include the following parts, titled and clearly separated in the text:

  • Project title, author(s) name(s), email(s), affiliation(s)
  • Introduction
  • Aim of the project;
  • Hypotheses and methodology;
  • Results;
  • References.


There is no registration fee. Organizers cover participants’ accommodation and meals costs. However participants will have to cover their travel and visa costs.


 Important dates: 

Application deadline

March, 20, 2014

Communication of Acceptance

April, 15, 2014

Arrival to RSSIA

June, 28, 2014

Departure from RSSIA

July, 4, 2014

RSSIA Coordinator: Anna Balsevich

Tel: +7 9 63 993 4379

E-mail: rssia.lia@gmail.com