Summer University at HSE is a new initiative designed to provide students, PhD candidates, post-docs and professionals from around the world with unique opportunities to enhance their knowledge in area studies and beyond. Offering a broad interdisciplinary selection of courses, the Summer University is open to all students and will be of particular interest to those who study International Relations, History, Political Science and other social sciences and humanities. Many of the courses, taught in English, focus on the politics, history, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia.
CInSt Research Seminar "Education, Health and Health-Related Behaviors: Evidence from Higher Education Expansion": Massimiliano Bratti (University of Milan)
Massimiliano Bratti (University of Milan) has presented a paper "Education, Health and Health-Related Behaviors: Evidence from Higher Education Expansion" on the regular CInSt research seminar on February, 17
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.