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;
Congratulations to Inna Zaitseva on defending her dissertation for a degree of "Candidate of Science".
On January 28, Inna Zaitseva defended her dissertation in the dissertation council of economic sciences. Inna's supervisor is professor Leonid I. Polishchuk.
At the 25th meeting of the research seminar, the laboratory staff presented interim results of the projects on which they have worked in 2018.
Research assistant of LSS Artem Gekht participated in the winter school «Collective behaviors and sport performance analysis» in Rouen (France).
HSE conducted the science festival "Lunokhod-1". The Laboratory of sports studies did three presentations as a part of the program of the faculty of economic sciences.
On September 2, the Laboratory of sports studies launched its blog on one of the most popular Russian sports sites.
Research assistant of the Laboratory of sports studies and 4th-year student of the joint program of economics at HSE and NES Maxim Vavulin fulfilled the standard of an international chess grandmaster.
Moscow has hosted the second International Conference on the Economics of Football, organized by HSE, the New Economic School, and the Centre for Strategic Development. One of the most topical discussions at the conference was the impact of the 2018 World Cup on the development of the Russian regions, the sporting industry, and the economy as a whole.
New Economic School (NES) and Higher School of Economics (HSE) with the support of the Center of Strategic Research (CSR) and the European Working Group “Operations Research in Sport” (OR in Sports), conduct in July 9-11 the II International Scientific Conference on the Economics of Football.