About the Department
The Department of Statistics and Data Analysis, which is part of HSE’s Economics Faculty, brings together leading Russian and international specialists in the field of business statistics, macroeconomic statistics, stochastic analysis, actuarial mathematics and statistical methods for analysing economic and social processes.
On November 15, 2016, the Faculty of Economic Sciences at HSE received a delegation from China's National Bureau of Statistics. At the business meeting, HSE was represented by professors from the Department of Statistics and Data Analysis: the head of department, V.S. Mkhitaryan; the head of the International Institute for Statistical Education, Ponomarenko A.N.; the academic director of the educational program "Economics and Statistics,” Sirotin V.P.; and professors from the department, Arkhipova M.Yu. and Kuchmaeva O.V.
We are happy to announce that the Faculty of Economic Sciences is launching a new international seminar series starting from the 2016-2017 academic year. The series will host many established as well as young promising economists from various respectable universities worldwide.
On November 6-16 Paul Deheuvels, member of the French Academy of Sciences, delivered a mini course ‘On Copulæ and their Applications’. The event was organized by the Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications. The course theme is closely connected with the new master’s programme in Statistical Modelling and Actuarial Calculations (Academic Supervisor - Valentin Konakov).
International Youth Research and Practice Conference ‘Mathematical Modelling in Economics, Insurance and Risk Management’
On November 5-8, 2014 the third International Youth Research and Practice Conference ‘Mathematical Modelling in Economics, Insurance and Risk Management’ took place in Saratov.
Results of 10th International Conference ‘Applying Multivariate Statistical Analysis to Economics and Quality Assessment’
On August 26-28, the 10th International Conference ‘Applying Multivariate Statistical Analysis to Economics and Quality Assessment’ was held by the Higher School of Economics at the university’s building on Shabolovka Street in Moscow.
In August 2014, Elena Kopnova and Lilia Rodionova, Associate Professors of the HSE's Department of Statistics and Data Analysis, attended a short-term course in Dynamic Models for Social Scientists at the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and shared their impressions.
In September 2014, the Higher School of Economics gained six new employees who will give lectures and conduct academic research on stochastic analysis.
On July 10, 2013, HSE Rector, Yaroslav Kuzminov, took part in a press conference on the results of the competition for government support for leading Russian HEIs to enter the world’s top 100 universities.