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Research seminar "Endogenous Shocks in Social Networks: Effects of Students' Exam Retakes on their Friends' Future Performance"

Speaker: Maria Marchenko - PhD Student, Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics, Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim 

New article "Does banking system transparency enhance bank competition? Cross-country evidence"

New article "Does banking system transparency enhance bank competition? Cross-country evidence" by Maria Semenova in Journal of Financial Stability.

Stay hungry, stay foolish, stay academic

New blogpost by Maria Yudkevich in Inside Higher Ed.

New article "The Barriers of Access to Selective Universities in Russia"

New article "The Barriers of Access to Selective Universities in Russia" by Ilya Prakhov in Higher Education Quarterly.

New book about global academic rankings is out

In collaboration with the Center for International Higher Education the Center for Institutional Studiesis delighted to announce the forthcoming (March 24, 2016) publication of The Global Academic Rankings Game (Routledge).

New issue of the journal ‘Higher Education in Russia and Beyond’

The new issue unfolds the already famous principle ‘publish or perish’, which is spreading fast across university systems all over the world. The message of it is straightforward: in order to prosper at university nowadays, faculty have to publish in addition to teaching. How does it impact on academics, their self-perception and their strategies? What other consequences of following this principle are there?

Illustration for news: The pros and cons of Russia's Project 5-100

The pros and cons of Russia's Project 5-100

Maria Yudkevich discusses in Times Higher Education the effects of the Russian government's focus on university rankings

CInSt is a part of the new global initiative in international higher education

Center for Institutional Studies became part of the Group of ‘Global Centres for International Higher Education Studies’

New working paper "Does Biological Endowment Matter for Demand for Financial Services? Evidence from Russian Household Survey"

New working paper "Does Biological Endowment Matter for Demand for Financial Services? Evidence from Russian Household Survey" by Maria Semenova and Irina Andrievskaya.

New issue of the bulletin ‘Higher Education in Russia and Beyond’

The new issue unfolds the post-Soviet story of Russian mathematics — one of the most prominent academic fields. We invited the authors who could not only present the post-Soviet story of Russian math but also those who have made a contribution to its glory.