EACES-HSE PhD Seminar
In cooperation with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), the Department of Applied Economics and Doctoral School of Economics, Higher School of Economics in Moscow is pleased to invite submissions to the following EACES-HSE PhD seminar:
Regional aspects of labour market, migration, investment, education, housing, health and other fields
The seminar is going to take place during the 18th April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development at the Higher School of Economics, held in Moscow from April 11 to April 14, 2017. Contributions from fields of labour market, migration, investment, education, housing, health studies are invited. Submissions that use regional or country level data are especially welcome. We are glad to announce that Francesco Pastore (Associate Professor of Second University of Naples) will be the distinguished keynote speaker.
The main objective of the seminar is to foster contacts and stimulate exchange between young scholars from Russia and other countries, as well as to introduce the Higher School of Economics to a new generation of highly qualified young researchers from around the world.
12 PhD students will be invited to give 20 minutes presentations and will receive detailed feedback from senior academics in the field.
In case of receiving special HSE grant for the seminar travel expenses and accommodation for selected students will be provided.
Proposals of between 800 and 1,200 words, giving a clear idea of the main thesis and methods, plus a short CV should be sent to Olga Demidova (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than January 31st, 2017. The final decision of the selection committee will be made by February 15th, 2017. Full papers of 7,000-9,000 words will then have to be submitted by March 15th, 2017.
The Selection Committee will consist of the following persons:
Andrei Yakovlev (Higher School of Economics)
Marcello Signorelli (University of Perugia)
Francesco Pastore (Second University of Naples)
Svetlana Avdasheva (Higher School of Economics)
Olga Demidova (Higher School of Economics)
The Higher School of Economics is the leading academic institution in Russia in the fields of economics, management, sociology, business, informatics, public policy and political science. In October 2009, HSE received the status of National Research University (see key facts and figures at http://hse.ru/lingua/en/figures/).
The yearly April HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development is the most important academic event in Russia in the field of economics and social sciences, providing broad opportunities for researchers to discuss the economic and social trends in transitional and developing economies (see details about the HSE April Conference at http://conf.hse.ru/).