The Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) was established in 2010 with the goal of creation of a scientific center in the field of institutional economics as a part of an international cooperation network, and promoting international standards of research. We provide conditions and incentives for young and talented university graduates to participate in both scientific and teaching activities at the HSE. Our professional interests are focused on institutional analysis of different markets and sectors of the economy, among them are education, procurement, banking, non-profit organizations.
New article "The effects of prenatal testosterone on wages: Evidence from Russia" by John Nye, Maksym Bryukhanov, and Maria Yudkevich in Economics & Human Biology.
New article "Ignorance is bliss: Should a pension reform be announced?" by Igor Fedotenkov in Economics Letters.
New working paper "Depositor Discipline in Russian Regions: Flight to Familiarity or Trust in Local Authorities"
New working paper "Depositor Discipline in Russian Regions: Flight to Familiarity or Trust in Local Authorities" by Koen Schoors and Maria Semenova
New article "Informal Loans in Russia: Why Not to Borrow from a Bank?" by Maria Semenova in Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets.