75% of papers published in post-Soviet countries are by Russian researchers. In total, about 3% of all papers published globally are from post-Soviet countries. The role of universities has grown over the last 30 years, with over half of all recent academic papers being made with the participation of university researchers. These are the conclusions made in a study of publication activity by scholars in post-Soviet countries.
A new paper “The determinants of expected returns on higher education in Russia: A human capital theory approach” by CInSt Senior Research Fellow Ilya Prakhov was published in Higher Education Quarterly.
Did the Unified State Exam make it easier for residents of all regions of Russia to enter universities?
A new working paper on the Regional Accessibility of Higher Education in Russia was published. The paper is based on the research of CInSt Senior Research Fellow Ilya Prakhov and Research Assistant Polina Bugakova.
The answer to the question is in the new working paper “Zero Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from a Natural Experiment”, published in HSE Working Paper Series in Economics by Stanislav Avdeev