Joseph Naquentera from Ghana recently completed the HSE University Master’s programme in Applied Economics and successfully defended his thesis on ‘Effect of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy on Employment’ at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. He shared his impressions of studies in Moscow with the HSE News Service.
Han Da Eun from South Korea and Yang Yi from China are fourth-year students of the Bachelor’s in Economics run by the HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences. The pair spoke to the HSE News Service about how they ended up in Russia and HSE University, their experiences of learning Russian, and how they’ve managed to succeed in subjects from mathematics to sociology in this difficult foreign language.
Anti-lectures, Cake and Soap Bubbles: HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
This year’s jubilee programme of Economfest turned out to be particularly eventful. Congratulations from university leaders, meetings with teachers, games, contests, quizzes, a job exchange with KPMG and Changellenge, as well as popcorn, cotton candy and cake were prepared for students, applicants and guests of HSE University.
Mariam Margaryan, a graduate of the HSE University Economics and Statistics programme, HSE University lecturer, and the Fundraising Director of the Friends Foundation, says that she got into philanthropy by accident. As a student of the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences, she planned to forge a career in a large consulting company. She spoke of her path to NGOs, her favourite social projects and her work at the University in an interview with the HSE University Project-Based Learning Laboratory of Economic Journalism.
A festival celebrating the 30th anniversary of the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences will take place in the Pokrovka building on May 27
Nikita Zubkov earned his bachelor’s in Management from Plekhanov University in 2013 and his master’s in Corporate Finance from the HSE School of Finance in 2015. In 2014, started as an analyst in the Corporate Finance department of the A-Ventures company (a subsidiary of Renova, that manages metalworking plants dealing with precious and base metals and a uranium enrichment plant). In 2016, hired on as senior economist in the Treasury and Finance Department of GV Gold, a gold mining company. Since 2018, has worked as the chief specialist in financial markets at SUEK, Russia’s largest coal company. In the RAEX-Europe agency’s ESG rating, SUEK ranked 11th among 110 Russian companies in 2021.Since 2021, has worked at AIM Holding, the corporate centre of SUEK, EuroChem, SGK and NTK. Has worked as the head of conversion operations since early 2022.
The paper by Dmitry Dagaev and Andrey Zubanov was accepted for publication in the 'Social Choice and Welfare'
The paper 'Round-Robin Tournaments with Limited Resources' studies the equilibrium strategies of participants in a round-robin tournament who have a limited margin of effort.
Rapidly changing approaches to the pursuit of scientific knowledge are making research more interdisciplinary in nature. Science and researchers are now more open to society, while student academic mobility among universities is encouraged. Maria Yudkevich, HSE Vice Rector, talks about these issues, explaining how HSE University promotes and expands its research activities and supports early-career researchers.