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Illustration for news: Stanislav Avdeev has been awarded for the best master's thesis in economics

Stanislav Avdeev has been awarded for the best master's thesis in economics

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 "Zero Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from a Natural Experiment". Victor Rudakov, Research Fellow at CInSt, Senior Research Fellow at LLMS, is a supervisor of Stanislav's thesis.

A paper by Andrey Lovakov and Maria Yudkevich is published in Higher Education

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.

Illustration for news: How and when are governments able to encourage firms and schools to work together to develop workers’ skills?

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

Illustration for news: How to develop a proper research design?

How to develop a proper research design?

Paola Valbonesi, Senior Research Fellow at CInSt, gave a lecture about research design for the research assistants and friends of the Center for Institutional Studies at HSE University. Prof. Valbonesi discussed different topics from formulation of the research problem and choosing an appropriate methodology, to the academic writing and the promotion of your paper.

Illustration for news: Does digital television increase the probability of employment?

Does digital television increase the probability of employment?

Adrian Nieto presented his paper "Television and the Labour Supply: Evidence from the Digital Television Transition in the UK" on the regular CInSt research seminar on May 14. The author exploits exogenous variation in the date of transition from analogue to digital television signal in the UK to estimate the causal effect of television on the pobability of employment and reveal potential mechanisms.

Illustration for news: Comparative international data on higher education

Comparative international data on higher education

Illustration for news: The schedule of CInSt online research seminars for May is available

The schedule of CInSt online research seminars for May is available

We invite everyone to join our prolific online seminars for discussions and new ideas. The seminars are held on each Thursday at 18:10 (Moscow time) in Zoom

Illustration for news: CInSt workshop by John Nye for research assistants

CInSt workshop by John Nye for research assistants

John Nye, Professor at George Mason University and Leading Research Fellow at CInSt, held a two-days workshop for research assistants “How to do a good research project”.

Illustration for news: Economics Virtual Seminar Calendar by RePEc

Economics Virtual Seminar Calendar by RePEc

Center for Institutional Studies at HSE University provides all its’ teaching and research activities online along with other unversities around the globe. CInSt research seminars take place online each Thursday at 18:10 (UTC+3).

Illustration for news: Experiments in Public Procurement

Experiments in Public Procurement

Riccardo Camboni presented a joint paper "Bidding on Price and Quality: An Experiment on the Complexity of Scoring Auctions" on the regular online CInSt research seminar on 23th April