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.
Professor Hartmut Lehmann (CLMS HSE) presented the study “Risk Attitudes, Informal Employment and Wages in Ukraine” on the research colloquium at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Georg August University of Göttingen, Germany on July 10, 2019.
Leading research fellow of CLMS HSE Hartmut Lehmann took part in the XIIIth Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis (RSSIA 2019).
First National Research University Higher School of Economics/University of Rome Tor Vergata Workshop in Applied Economics
The First National Research UniversityHigher School of Economics and University of Rome Tor Vergata Workshop in Applied Economics was held at HSE University on June 13, 2019.
The CLMS members participated in 4th International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference which was held in Moscow on 24-25 May 2019 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) and sponsored by Higher School of Economics, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Research Center “Demoscope” and Institute of Sociology of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
CLMS Junior Research Fellow Evgenia Chernina visited in May 2019 Tor Vergata University of Rome - one of the leading Italian universities.
The CLMS members participated in XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development which was held 9-12 April in NRU HSE in Moscow.
New paper by CLMS Director Vladimir Gimpelson, CLMS Senior Research Fellow Anna Lukyanova and CLMS Research Fellow Anna Sharunina "Economics and Politics of the Public-Private Wage Gap (The Case of Russia)" is published in the IZA Discussion Paper Series.
HSE Seminar on Political Economy: Eugenia Chernina (HSE) about actual and perceived place in the income distribution
Eugenia Chernina (HSE) explored how far individuals’ perceptions deviate from the true level of inequality and what factors shape the divergence.
Aleksey Oshchepkov explored the network (or parochial) corruption which is conditional on the social connections between bureaucrats and private agents. Using data from the Life in Transition Survey (LiTS) which covers all post-socialist countries? Aleksey found that network corruption is more persistent over time, less related to contemporary national socio-economic and institutional characteristics and has stronger historical roots than market corruption
New paper by CLMS Junior Research Fellow Evgenia Chernina "Natural Shocks And Migration Decisions: The Case Of Kyrgyzstan" is published in the Working Paper Series by the HSE Basic Research Program.