The Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS) at the HSE was formed in 2001. Over these years, the Centre’s reserchers have become one of Russia’s leading research teams on the labour market. And in September 2018 the Centre was reorganised into the International Laboratory – the Centre for Labour Market Studies.
The mission of Laboratory is empirical research in labour economics and evidence-based policy advice with the focus on labour markets in post-transition countries.
New joint paper by CLMS Leading Research Fellow Hartmut Lehmann, CLMS Senior Research Fellow Aleksey Oshchepkov and Maria Giulia Silvagni (University of Bologna) "Regional Convergence in Russia: Estimating a Neoclassical Growth Model" is published in the IZA Discussion Paper Series.
The book ‘Exploring Universal Basic Income. A Guide to Navigating Concepts, Evidence, and Practices’ was presented at an HSE University event, which was organized by the HSE Institute of Social Policy. During the event, participants noted the foundational nature of the publication prepared by the World Bank experts and held an emotional debate on the prospects of introducing a universal basic income.
The World Bank book "Exploring Universal Basic Income. A Guide to Navigating Concepts, Evidence, and Practices"
On February 26, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics presented the World Bank book Exploring Universal Basic Income. A Guide to Navigating Concepts, Evidence, and Practices. The book’s presentation was assured by Ruslan Yemtsov, Human Development Program Leader for China, Mongolia and Korea and one of the book’s authors.
Seminar «Is Women's Work Devalued? Evidence from Unique Personnel Data of a Russian Firm during Transition (1990-2006)»
A joint research seminar of the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies and the Centre for Labour Market Studies was held at HSE on December 10, 2019.
Professor Hartmut Lehmann (CLMS HSE) presented the study "Is Women's Work Devalued? Evidence from Unique Personnel Data of a Russian Firm During Transition (1990-2006)" (article co-authored with Thomas Dohmen (University of Bonn and IZA), Karolina Tanska-Goraus (University of Warsaw)) on the invited seminar at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy on December 3, 2019.
Hartmut Lehmann presented a joint research "Is Women's Work Devalued? Evidence from Unique Personnel Data of a Russian Firm During Transition (1990 - 2006)" at CInSt research seminar on 21th November.
New article by CLMS Leading Research Fellow Hartmut Lehmann «Transition, Convergence, and Labor Market Adjustment in Prospect and in Hindsight» (jointly with с Mark E. Schaffer) is published in the ifo DICE Report 3 / 2019 (Autumn): Institutions and Economics: 30 Years After the Fall of the Iron Curtain.
This September, HSE – St. Petersburg hosted the 3rd IZA/HSE University Workshop on Skills and Preferences and Labor Market Outcomes in Post-Transition and Emerging Economies. HSE News Service spoke with Professor Lehmann, co-organizer of the workshop, about human capital, the importance of cognitive and noncognitive skills, and the challenges empirical labour economists encounter when studying these issues in post-transition and emerging economies.
New paper by CLMS Leading Research Fellow Hartmut Lehmann "The Great Recession and Labor Market Adjustment: Evidence from Latvia" (jointly with Tiziano Razzolini and Anzelika Zaiceva) is published in the journal Comparative Economic Studies.