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Congratulations to Egor Stoyan on entering the PhD program in Economics at Caltech!

Congratulations to Egor Stoyan on entering the PhD program in Economics at Caltech!

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.

Maria Yudkevich: Serious Research Projects Are a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Maria Yudkevich
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.

The Cryptocurrency Market Works Like the Stock Market— Only Much Faster

The Cryptocurrency Market Works Like the Stock Market— Only Much Faster
After analysing the price fluctuations of almost 2,000 cryptocurrencies over seven years, Victoria Dobrynskaya, Associate Professor at the HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences, found that there are no fundamental differences between their behaviour and that of conventional assets. Cryptocurrency follows the same principles, although its prices change much faster: processes that usually take years on traditional markets take only a month or so on the cryptocurrency market. An article on this research was reprinted by SSRN.

‘HSE University Graduates Are an Elite Who Can Show Excellent Results and Achieve a Lot Both in Russia and Abroad’

‘HSE University Graduates Are an Elite Who Can Show Excellent Results and Achieve a Lot Both in Russia and Abroad’
Elizaveta Vityuk is a graduate of the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences, and a partner in McKinsey&Company, the largest global management consulting company. Elizabeth spoke to HSE news service about her career path, her work as a consultant and about the tasks that she has to solve.

Economic Empowerment at HSE University

Elena Podkolzina (on the right)
HSE University alumna Dr. Elena Podkolzina recently became an academic supervisor of the newly established master's programme in Economics and Economic Policy. Having been part of HSE University for nearly 25 years now, Dr. Podkolzina recalls her student years and shares her experience as deputy director of the Center for Institutional Studies.

Do Banks Always Need to Know as Much as Possible about Borrowers?

Do Banks Always Need to Know as Much as Possible about Borrowers?
Economists from HSE University have demonstrated that collecting as much information as possible about borrowers does not always decrease banks’ risks. Sometimes, more is not better: on the contrary, increasing the volume of data might increase the risks of loan defaults to a certain extent. The study was published in the WP BRP HSE University, Series: Financial Economics series of working papers.

Victoria Dobrynskaya, the School of Finance Assistant Professor, Did an Interview for Overseas News Channels

Risk-Taking Propensity Significantly Contributes to Entrepreneurship

Risk-Taking Propensity Significantly Contributes to Entrepreneurship
But only for those who view running a business as their life’s work

‘The academic profession is such that it takes a lifetime to grasp fully’

‘The academic profession is such that it takes a lifetime to grasp fully’
Alexey Parakhonyak graduated from HSE in 2004 and now works as an associate professor at Lincoln College, Oxford. In this interview with Success Builder, Mr Parakhonyak explained why HSE attracted the best professors right from the start, how Erasmus University teaches its PhD students, how to win students’ hearts and what, besides the university, makes the city of Oxford interesting