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Illustration for news: HSE Experts Study How the Russian Labour Market is Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis

HSE Experts Study How the Russian Labour Market is Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis

Due to timely price and time adjustments on the Russian labour market, the need for worker layoffs was much less than it could have been under other conditions. This is the finding of a study conducted by the Centre for Labour Market Studies and the Office for Expert Analysis at HSE University. At the same time, the study also shows that more than half of Russians surveyed reported that their earnings have decreased significantly.

New IZA Discussion Paper

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.

Illustration for news: Universal Basic Income: ‘This Is the Golden Dream of Artistic Bohemians’

Universal Basic Income: ‘This Is the Golden Dream of Artistic Bohemians’

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.

Illustration for news: The World Bank book "Exploring Universal Basic Income. A Guide to Navigating Concepts, Evidence, and Practices"

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.

Illustration for news: Avoid Paying So People Work

Avoid Paying So People Work

The idea behind unemployment benefits

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) presents at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

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.

Illustration for news: Highlights of CInSt research seminar with Hartmut Lehmann

Highlights of CInSt research seminar with Hartmut Lehmann

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.

Article by Hartmut Lehmann is published in the journal of ifo Institute - ifoDICEReport

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.

‘Cognitive Skills Are not Sufficient to Be Successful in Labour Market’

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.