The book "Trends and Issues in Doctoral Education: A Global Perspective" analyses the current realities of doctoral education with the help of case studies based on 14 countries and one continent. It includes an overview of the state of the literature on doctoral education as well as an analysis of doctoral education from a historical perspective with a detailed comparative discussion.
“The Limits of the Commune: A Review of The Mystery of the Kibbutz” is a review written by John V.C. Nye, Leading Research Fellow at CInSt, has been published in Journal of Economic Literature.
An updated version of the working paper by Timur Natkhov and Natalia Vasilenok is now available at SSRN
"Ploughs, Fairs and Skills: the Volga Germans and Technology Adoption in Late Imperial Russia", an updated version of the working paper by Timur Natkhov, Senior Research Fellow at CInSt, and Natalia Vasilenok, Research Assistant at CInSt, has been published at SSRN.
Francisco Cabrera, Research Fellow at CInSt, participated in "The Evaluation Week gLOCAL 2020", an event celebrated every year in different developing countries around the world. It gathers academics, practitioners, civil society and development experts to discuss about Monitoring and Evaluation around the 2030 UN Agenda.
Jorge García-Hombrados presented a joint paper with Joan Costa-Font and Anna Nicinska "The Effects of Communist Indoctrination: Evidence from Two Educational Reforms in Poland" on CInSt online research seminar on June 4th.
Center for Institutional Studies opens an enrollment for research projects for students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences in key research areas. Please, see the projects below
María Padilla-Romo presented her paper "When Crime Comes to the Neighborhood: Short-Term Shocks to Student Cognition and Secondary Consequences" on the regular CInSt research seminar on 28 May
Stanislav Avdeev, Research Assistant at CInSt, has received an award in the best master's thesis competition in economics held by the European University at Saint Petersburg. The topic of the paper is "Less is Better: Higher Education, Employment, and Wages". Victor Rudakov, Research Fellow at CInSt, Senior Research Fellow at LLMS, is a supervisor of Stanislav's thesis.
The paper “The Post-Soviet Publication Landscape for Higher Education Research” by Andrey Lovakov, Research Fellow at CInSt, and Maria Yudkevich, Director of CInSt, has been published in Higher Education.
How and when are governments able to encourage firms and schools to work together to develop workers’ skills?
Israel Marques presented a joint paper "Encouraging Skill Development: Evidence from Public-Private Partnerships in Education in Russia’s Regions" on the regular CInSt research seminar on 21st May