New article "The Barriers of Access to Selective Universities in Russia" by Ilya Prakhov in Higher Education Quarterly.
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).
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?
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.
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.
New article "Formation and Evolution Mechanisms in Online Network of Students: The Vkontakte Case" by S. Dokuka, D. Valeeva, and M. Yudkevich
From October 12 to 30, 2015, Maria Semenova worked at Bank of Finland's Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT) in Helsinki.