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
The new working paper by CLMS Research Fellow Anna Zudina 'What makes youth become NEET? The evidence from Russian LFS' was published in the HSE Working Paper Series 'Economics' by the Basic Research Program .
The Junior Research Fellow of CLMS Evgenia Chernina presented a paper 'Natural shocks and migration: the case of Kyrgyzstan' at the Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference in Bishkek.
The CLMS members participated in 3d International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference which was held in Moscow on 19-20 May 2017 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) with the support of Research Center “Demoscope”, Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
The CLMS members participated in XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development
The NRU HSE Publishing House presents the new book by the CLMS staff 'Mobility and Stability in the Russian Labour Market' edited by CLMS Director Vladimir Gimpelson and CLMS Deputy Director Rostislav Kapeliushnikov.
Speakers — Aleksey Oshchepkov (Center for Labour Market Studies HSE) and Maria Kravtsova (Laboratory for Comparative Social Research HSE).
At the beginning of September, the American Political Science Associate (APSA) awards ceremony took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the ceremony, two awards were given to the work Misperceiving Inequality* by Vladimir Gimpelson and Daniel Treisman for the best research project presented at the 2015 APSA congress. The comparative public policy section gave one award, while the comparative political research section gave out the other.