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Gun Free Zones - A Life Saver Or A Trap?

Irina Vakatova, Bachelor’s programme "HSE/NES Programme in Economics" 2016 alumna implies game theory to the problem in order to see what should be a scientifically justified  answer from the legislators and society to the crisis of school shooting in the USA

Cemal Eren Arbatlı, assistant professor at the Department of Theoretical Economics, has won the Armen Alchian award!

His joint paper with Güneş Gökmen (NES) entitled "Minorities and Long-Run Development: Persistence of Armenian and Greek Influence in Turkey" has won the best general interest paper award at the Armenian Economic Association annual conference.

Why Students Cheat?


If one asks Google this exact question she will get about 22,000,000 results in 0.50 seconds. As our alumna Anastasiia Faikina (Bachelor’s programme 'Economics'2016) discovered, yet there is no theoretical model that would explain the phenomenon. So she decided to take charge

Students' Reports at the Political Economy Research Seminar

Undergraduate students presented their research at the seminar.

“Wish the Joint NES-HSE Program in Economics continue producing excellent students like him”

The Faculty of Economic Sciences is proud to congratulate Nikita Melnikov (a soon to be graduate of Joint HSE - NES Program in Economics) whose article, co-authored with Prof. Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po, Paris)  is published at American Economic Review:  Guriev, Sergei and Nikita Melnikov. 2016. "War, Inflation, and Social Capital." American Economic Review,106(5): 230-35.

Illustration for news: 'In Order to Have Teaching That’s Really Worthwhile, You Have to Have People Who Are on the Frontier of Research'

'In Order to Have Teaching That’s Really Worthwhile, You Have to Have People Who Are on the Frontier of Research'

The only way to detect weaknesses in one’s own ideas is to expose them to criticism from colleagues, says Eric Maskin, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2007, Chairman of the HSE International Advisory Committee, and chief researcher at the International Laboratory of Decision Choice and Analysis. The HSE news service recently spoke with him and Fuad Aleskerov, head of the Laboratory, about the the value of other people's opinions, joint research projects and opportunities for international cooperation in our time.

Lectures by Professor Aleskerov on the Volkswagen Summer School were given

Three lectures on “Advances in Decision Making Theory and Applications” given on the Volkswagen Summer School organized by Frei Universitat of Berlin and National Research University Higher School of Economics, Berlin, September 28 – October 3, 2015.

American Publisher Releases Book on Warren Buffet by HSE Associate Professor

Associate Professor in the HSE Faculty of Economics (School of Finance) Elena Chirkova’s book The Warren Buffett Philosophy of Investment: How a Combination of Value Investing and Smart Acquisitions Drives Extraordinary Success has just been published in the U.S. and U.K. by McGraw-Hill Professional, an American publisher. In a recent interview with the HSE news service, Professor Chirkova spoke about why she wrote it.