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Illustration for news: Human Values Depend on Economy

Human Values Depend on Economy

On April 18, 6th LCSR International Research Workshop opened within the framework of April International Conference. Ronald Inglehart, the Scientific Advisor of Laboratory for Comparative Social Research delivered an honorary lecture on ‘Reshaping Human Motivations and Society, 1896-2014’. The lecture discussed the correlation between societal transformations and changing values.

Illustration for news: Hobbies and Clubs Can Keep Youth Away from Alcohol

Hobbies and Clubs Can Keep Youth Away from Alcohol

Youth in medium-sized and small towns who engage in after-school activities such as hobby clubs are less likely to drink alcohol. Generally, school-age youth in communities with higher educational levels, social and professional status are less vulnerable to alcohol abuse.

Smart Macroeconomic Policies Essential but Not Sufficient for Economic Growth

A plenary on macroeconomics was held at the HSE's XVII April International Academic Conference on April 19, 2016.

Italian Researcher to Present on Regional Governance and Firm Performance

One session at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, entitled ‘The state, regulation, business’, will feature Fernanda Ricotta of the University of Calabria, who will present on ‘The Regional Quality of Government and Firm Performance’.

Illustration for news: 'Our University Is Growing Together with the April Conference'

'Our University Is Growing Together with the April Conference'

April 19th marks the official start of the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. Below, HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin, who is also the Chairman of the Conference’s Programme Committee, discusses what participants can expect from this year’s conference.  

Macroeconomic Policies and Financial Markets: Progress and Problems

This year, the April Conference's plenary sessions will be held in a new format, specifically, discussions of the written texts of the papers prepared by the researchers. One session will focus on macroeconomic policy. Another will discuss policies regarding financial markets. The session moderators Evsey Gurvich and Nikolay Berzon describe some of the main topics below.

Berkeley Scholar to Compare Evolution of Eastern European and Chinese Systems in Upcoming Lecture

With the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development only a week away, this year’s speakers are making final preparations for the event. As in previous years, the topics being covered in the honorary lectures and the various sessions are quite diverse.

Cooperation to Replace Сompetition

‘Values, Institutions and Trust’ is the title of this year’s April Conference plenary session featuring a paper by Victor Polterovich. For the first time, the conference's plenary sessions will be held in a new format as discussions of the written texts of the papers prepared by the researchers.

Transformative Action Learning to be Featured at April Conference

Transformative action learning is a method widely used to equip leaders for the challenges they encounter in their organizations. In an upcoming honorary lecture and workshop as part of the XVII April Conference Robert Kramer, International Chair of Public Leadership at the National University of Public Service (Budapest, Hungary), will introduce audiences to the method. As he prepares to travel to Moscow for this year’s April Conference, Dr Kramer shared a brief overview of what makes his method unique, and talked about his plans to set aside time to shop for rare first editions in Moscow’s bookstores.

Information on registration for conference participants

Please note that the online registration for the April conference has finished. People who haven't done it yet may register during the conference on April 19-22, 2016 from 9.00 to 17.00.