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Illustration for news: ‘The Opening of the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme Was a Gift from Fate for Me’

‘The Opening of the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme Was a Gift from Fate for Me’

In 2010, HSE University launched the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme, an innovative programme for doctoral students at that time. At the beginning of 2021, an alumna of the programme’s first cohort became the first programme graduate to earn her Doctor of Sciences degree: Elena Vakulenko, Assistant Professor at HSE University’s Faculty of Economic Sciences. In an interview with HSE News Service, the professor discussed her academic career.

Illustration for news: ‘We Are Looking Forward to Seeing You and Should Maintain Constant Contact’

‘We Are Looking Forward to Seeing You and Should Maintain Constant Contact’

Vice Rector Ivan Prostakov addresses international students

Illustration for news: HSE University Is Getting Ready to Welcome Students and Staff

HSE University Is Getting Ready to Welcome Students and Staff

New public spaces, mask regime, and climbers at Pokrovka

Illustration for news: Lockdown by Algorithm: A Proposed Model Calculates Optimal Restriction Levels

Lockdown by Algorithm: A Proposed Model Calculates Optimal Restriction Levels

During the pandemic, countries have endeavoured to protect their citizens without hurting their economies with excessive restrictions. At the seminar ‘Living with Covid-19: Optimal Lockdown Policies’, Hubert Kempf, academic supervisor of HSE University’s International Laboratory for Macroeconomic Analysis, presented a mathematical model that can be used to calculate the optimal level of restrictions.  

Illustration for news: Researchers Find a Connection Between Trump’s Tweets and the Exchange Rate of the Rouble

Researchers Find a Connection Between Trump’s Tweets and the Exchange Rate of the Rouble

Tweets about Russia by Donald Trump during his presidency caused short but noticeable depreciations of the rouble. Meanwhile, the introduction of new sanctions, upon which the president did not comment, had no such effect. This was the finding of a group of researchers, which included Elena Fedorova, Professor of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of HSE University. The group published their findings in in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Illustration for news: HSE University X STAIY: Reflecting on the Project

HSE University X STAIY: Reflecting on the Project

At this time, the pandemic has brought remarkable changes in consumer behavior, and I think that universities should use this turning point and assume leadership by taking advantage of the possibilities offered by communication tools and all the spare time students have.Networking, teamwork, and participation in joint projects with companies and startup incubators can be a way of making the best out of the current situation. This is all about promoting positive values and generating synergies between Russia and the European cultural and business sphere

Illustration for news: HSE Master’s Programmes Open House Day Features New Programmes Taught Entirely Online

HSE Master’s Programmes Open House Day Features New Programmes Taught Entirely Online

This year HSE University is admitting applicants to nine practice-oriented Master's programmes in sought-after specialities in IT, management, economics, and finance. On March 13 and 14, 2021 at HSE’s Open Day for Master’s programmes, academic supervisors and representatives of partner companies described the features of these programmes.

Illustration for news: My Favorite Opera: Online Music Marathon to Be Held on March 16

My Favorite Opera: Online Music Marathon to Be Held on March 16

Come to the My Favorite Opera online event to enjoy two full hours of the beautiful, historic genre and learn more about your favorites

Illustration for news: ‘Enrolling at HSE University Is One of the Best Decisions I Have Made’

‘Enrolling at HSE University Is One of the Best Decisions I Have Made’

Nargiz Mammadova, first-year Master's student of the Economics: Research Programme, chose HSE University based on the strength of its reputation and its placement in university rankings. In her interview, Nargiz talks about her passion for economics, her impressions of the programme, her career aspirations, and more.

Illustration for news: International Economics Olympiad Participants Hold an Open Online Competition

International Economics Olympiad Participants Hold an Open Online Competition

The IEOx Winter Challenge, a two-week international online competition for junior and senior high school students, organized at the initiative of the International Olympiad in Economics, recently came to a close. Students solved a business case and economic tasks in addition to participating in a financial literacy game on a special online simulator.