My Job is to Challenge Students to Think in Clear and Systematic Ways
Ashley Squires, Director of the NES Writing and Communication Center, Assistant Professor at the New Economic School, answers Joint program student Victoria Zimina's questions on teaching at the Joint program, research and other aspects of academic life of a professor of humanities in an economics environment
New Registration Rules Now in Place for Foreign Citizens in Russia
On July 8, amendments to Russian migration legislation regulating the registration of foreign citizens coming to the Russian Federation came into effect. They concern, in particular, HSE’s international employees and students. The most important change: you now must be registered at the place where you actually live.
François Guillemin – Seeking Adventure while Engaging in Serious Research
In deciding to join HSE as a post-doc fellow in the Center for Institutional Studies), François Guillemin sought to combine a sense of adventure with a post-doctoral experience that would allow him to continue his research in the field of banking regulation. HSE ended up on the top of his list, and he accepted an offer to start this September.
‘Nowhere Have I Enjoyed Teaching More Than in Russia’
On July 24, the results of the Best Teachers 2017 competition at HSE were announced, with more than 500 teachers from across the university being recognized by students, 80% of whom voted in this year’s competition. While the financial reward for recognition is certainly attractive, the teachers who won appreciated the support of students, as well as the opportunity to reflect on their careers and what has made them successful.
Ten Facts about HSE's International Community
Every year, the HSE family welcomes representatives of new countries and becomes more interesting and diverse. On June 4, 2017, international students will talk to visitors about their home countries and introduce them to their cultures at The Whole World at HSE festival. To give you a quick pre-festival snapshot of how international HSE is, we’ve brought together ten facts about the university international life for you.
Joint Journey to a Fictional World
Creation of this anthology was a collective effort. This class has drawn the students closer together; they have become not only friends but soul mates. This project has also enabled each of the students to discover their unexpected talents, which will stay with them well beyond the Joint BAE Program at HSE-NES.
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.
The Modern Short Story
Apparently short story can be a course for economists. Check it yourself if you still doubt it.
How Undergraduates Make Decisions on Their Future?
Sometimes it is a professor who teaches them. Maria Azanova, junior at the Joint HSE-NES Program in Economics speaks on why she chose to apply to PhD programs in cognitive neuroscience and psychology
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.