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First dive in the Environmental Economics World

“How to quantify the impact of a unit of CO2 emission on Society?”
“What is the optimal amount of emission reduction that corporations should target?”
“How can our planet thrive without sacrificing future generations’ consumption?”

Partner Excellence Scholarship

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) has decided to offer one merit-based Partner Excellence Scholarship to graduates from HSE

First place in Fujifilm Future Challenge

Albert Arutiunian, second-year HSE Master’s student, chose Tilburg University as a place to study abroad in autumn 2016. There, he joined the Tilburg University team, and here is his story.

Making a Home in HSE’s Cities

For foreign scholars who come to teach and conduct research at the Higher School of Economics, whether temporarily or on a permanent basis, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod all provide a variety of interesting opportunities to enjoy a quality life. We spoke with several international scholars who now make these cities home about their experiences and the advice they would share with others who may be considering a move.

Laureates of Golden HSE 2016

On December 20, 2016, the ZIL Cultural Centre hosted this year’s Golden HSE awards ceremony. This year saw several significant changes to the award rules: new nominations have appeared, many of them were divided into categories for different groups of employees — all to help ensure HSE was able to express its gratitude to a larger number of worthy candidates.

HEC Lausanne is HSE New Partner in Students Exchanges

Higher School of Economics and University of Lausanne just signed a LoI and student exchange agreement. This will allow economics and business and management students to study a semester in partner universities.

HSE Alumnus Has Recently Been Appointed Russian Minister of Economic Development

RBC reported that, in his role as Economic Development Minister, Oreshkin sees his main objective over the next year as preparing ‘key measures that will remove structural barriers to our economy’s growth and enable us to move forward.’

Essay Contest for Undergraduate Students

The results of the 2016 US presidential elections came as an enormous surprise to politicians, pollsters and ordinary citizens the world over. Even Trump himself was stunned by his history-making victory. The situation presents a unique window of opportunities for all scholars—even beginning students of economics.

Visit of China Statisticians' Delegation to HSE

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.

Illustration for news: US Presidential Election: Why Predicting the Winner Is Difficult

US Presidential Election: Why Predicting the Winner Is Difficult

Alexander Belenky's book 'How US Presidents Are Elected' covers some of the more puzzling features of the American electoral system.