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‘Strong Faculty with Excellent Research Ability’

‘Strong Faculty with Excellent Research Ability’
Despite the pandemic and the travel restrictions, HSE University continues to hire international faculty members. Runjie Geng, from China, joined HSE ICEF in 2020 as Assistant Professor. He spent the first semester working remotely and was only able to come to Moscow at the end of 2020. International faculty member talks about joining HSE University and getting used to life in Moscow.

‘Live and learn, or you will simply disappear from view!’

‘Live and learn, or you will simply disappear from view!’
A 2002 ICEF Bachelor’s alumnus Vasily Storozhuk has also graduated from the London Business School, Northwestern University and Wharton Business School, as well as defended his thesis at MSU. He is now the CFO at UGMK Holding, and also Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Koltso Urala” Bank. In the following interview, he recounts why it is important to regularly update one’s knowledge, how to put one’s experience to good use career-wise and why it is important to have a forward-looking perspective.

ICEF, Oxford, Yale: ICEF graduate speaks about his education in 3 universities

ICEF, Oxford, Yale: ICEF graduate speaks about his education in 3 universities
Dmitry Aksakov completed the ICEF BSc programme in 2008, then entered MSc programme at the University of Oxford and, after having worked at Deutsche Bank, studied for an MBA at Yale University. Now he is Vice-president at the VEB Development Corporation

'Your interest in the topic is a key contributor to successful thesis defense'

'Your interest in the topic is a key contributor to successful thesis defense'
As last year, master's thesis defenses have been moved online at ICEF. Defending their papers were thirty-six majors in Financial Economics. The thesis by Varvara Ushakova, titled The Impact of Economic Incentives on Dishonesty, earned special mention of the board as unique among its kind in HSE’s history of thesis defenses. We asked the graduates how they chose their topics, what they learned from their research supervisors at ICEF, and where they see themselves applying their knowledge.

ICEF Evening School for High School Students: Learning from the best to be the best

ICEF Evening School for High School Students: Learning from the best to be the best
For six years now, International Evening School (IES) has been operating at ICEF HSE. The programme is completely free of charge and offers high school students (grades 9-11) a course in Economics which is designed to prepare them for university. Here is how IES works and how to enroll.

‘Fundamental education is not a goal in itself, but a way of getting life skills’

‘Fundamental education is not a goal in itself, but a way of getting life skills’
Asan Kurmanguzhin graduated from the ICEF BSc programme in 2008, then enrolled on the MSc programme at the London School of Economics. After having worked in McKinsey he also received an MBA from Harvard. He is now a CEO at SberMarket, a part of Sberbank’s ecosystem. SberMarket is a successful online grocery delivery service, which was recently launched all around Russia. In the interview Asan spoke about career building in the technological sphere, e-commerce and the main difficulties of studying on the MBA.

2021 Summer Workshop Series in Finance

The International Laboratory of Financial Economics has resumed the Summer Workshop series in Finance.