The Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) was established in 2010 on the basis of the first research laboratory of HSE University—now International Research Laboratory for Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms—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.
During the July session of RSSIA the participants presented the interim results of their projects, and the experts talked about modern research in their fields and shared the most interesting results of their work
Roundtable "Reputation Management in Higher Education: the New Challenge for Universities", organized by the editorial board of the journal “Higher Education in Russia and Beyond”, Center for Institutional Studies and Laboratory of Education Economics of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, took place on July 1.
Very soon we will share interesting lectures from our experts on the hottest topics!
CInSt Research Seminar "Rules, discretion and corruption in procurement: Evidence from Italian government contracting": Francesco Decarolis (Bocconi University)
Francesco Decarolis (Bocconi University) has presented a paper "Rules, discretion and corruption in procurement: Evidence from Italian government contracting" on the regular CInSt research seminar on June, 24
The issue "Higher Education in Russia and Beyond" focuses on university reputation from different perspectives. The articles included in this issue briefly try to answer questions like what is reputation? What happens when a university does not care about cultivating it? Why is it even necessary to manage the reputation of the institution? How does it work? Why do national and international rankings matter and what use should be made of them?