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Illustration for news: Competing Benefits: Economic Theory and COVID Constraints

Competing Benefits: Economic Theory and COVID Constraints

Those who consider themselves healthy will be more willing to comply with COVID restrictions if they believe, according to their own estimations, that the expected losses from the disease will be significant, suggest researchers of the Faculty of Economic Sciences at HSE University.

Illustration for news: Negative Reviews Boost Sales

Negative Reviews Boost Sales

Aleksei Smirnov, Assistant Professor, HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences, and Egor Starkov, Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, have constructed a mathematical model that explains why it is advantageous for sellers not to delete negative reviews of their products. A study detailing this conclusion has been accepted for publication in The American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

Illustration for news: Paper of Aleksei Smirnov in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

Paper of Aleksei Smirnov in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

Congratulations to Aleksei Smirnov, Assistant professor of the Department of Theoretical Economics, on the publication of his paper "Bad News Turned Good: Reversal under Censorship" in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

Illustration for news: HSE University Experts Analysed How Personality Affects Earnings and Career Outcomes

HSE University Experts Analysed How Personality Affects Earnings and Career Outcomes

Openness, friendliness, tenacity, motivation, risk-taking, self-control and other non-cognitive components of human capital can be important determinants of earnings. And parental investment in their children’s non-cognitive skills affects their future academic and career success. This is set out in the work of HSE University’s Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS).

Illustration for news: Quality of Life or Medicine? HSE Researchers Learn the Key to Living Longer

Quality of Life or Medicine? HSE Researchers Learn the Key to Living Longer

Everyday living conditions — income, housing, and sanitation — affect health and life expectancy more than the availability and quality of medicine. At the same time, the health system itself plays a crucial role in treating infection. This is what a recent study by researchers of HSE University has found.