Laboratory of Sport Studies (LSS) is engaged in theoretical research and data analysis in the sports industry. The main research areas of the laboratory include:
- search for optimal strategies for the behavior of players and teams during the match;
- economic and financial regulation of the transfer market;
- predicting matches and competitions outcomes;
- optimal competitions calendar drafts;
- tournament rules design;
On February 9, 2020, Ekaterina Kulinicheva spoke in St. Petersburg with the popular science lecture “The Temptation of Comfort. The history of sports shoes ”, dedicated to the history and cultural biography of sports shoes.
Leonid Parfyonov about the book by Ekaterina Kulinicheva "Sneakers. The cultural biography of sports shoes"
In the 41st episode of "Parfenon", Leonid Parfyonov talks about Ekaterina Kulinicheva’s book "Sneakers. The cultural biography of sports shoes"
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has published a comprehensive study of the economics of Russian football (2019/20 season). PwC notes the creation of the League’s calendar based on optimization algorithms in a study among key initiatives aimed at optimizing business process
Higher School of Economics, New Economic School, and University of Reading are organising International Scientific Conference on Football and Finance to be held at HSE University – Saint Petersburg in 2020, July 1-3. The announced submission deadline is February 1.
An international conference on combating corruption in sports is being held in Vienna on September 3-4. Gleb Vasiliev speaks at the conference on manipulating the results of sports matches.
Congratulations to Arseny Stolyarov on admission to the PhD program in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison!
LSS congratulates Arseny Stolyarov on starting his PhD program in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison!
Higher School of Economics (HSE), New Economic School (NES) and Khazar University hosted the III International Scientific Conference on the Economics of Football in Baku. The staff of LSS presented 4 reports at the conference.
The HSE Laboratory of Sports Studies entered into an agreement with the Russian Premier League, Russia’s top division professional association football league, to collaborate on the creation of the League’s calendar for the 2019/2020 season.
Research assistant of LSS and senior student of joint program of "Economics" of HSE and NES Maxim Vavulin was admitted to master's program in Finance at Bocconi University.
Research assitant of LSS and senior student of academic program "Economics" Garik Vardanyan was addmitted to Master of Financial Engineering program at Berkeley Haas.