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"Multinational employers do look at Education section on a resume"

"Multinational employers do look at Education section on a resume"
Foreign investment plays a huge role in how quickly Russian businesses will recover from the dragging illness they are plagued by. Acting as providers of investment centralized service is the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). According to its Senior Vice President of Investment, Mikhail Kireev, HSE FES BSc and ICEF MSc programme graduate, the Fund pursues social returns by currently providing capital to the vaccine development efforts. In this interview to Success Builder, Mikhail shares what RDIF values most in HSE graduates, how it spots investment worthy objects, where to do an international degree when borders are being closed, and what global education is about.

'Every Researcher Needs a Department That Keeps Believing in Them'

'Every Researcher Needs a Department That Keeps Believing in Them'
Hundreds of scholars from all over the world teach and conduct research at HSE University. At the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) alone there are more than 30 researchers who hold PhDs from universities outside Russia. One of them is Emiliano Catonini, who completed his second research project this year and is now preparing it for publication. He spoke with the HSE News Service about getting students to put their phones away during lecture, surviving academia, trading energy for economics, and falling in love with Moscow winters.

Udara Peiris meets Faces & Cases: What the 'second wave' means, what is the global labour and education markets forecast

Udara Peiris meets Faces & Cases: What the 'second wave' means, what is the global labour and education markets forecast
ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris met with the Changellenge project Faces & Cases to discuss higher education, Russian students and academic careers. He is building now a macroeconomic model that will help different countries assess the economic impact of the pandemic. In an interview Udara spoke about how world processes have changed as a result of the COVID-19 phenomenon, about the probability of a currency crisis and the financial prospects of the average family.

New Inequality, Environmental Impact and Other Consequences of the Coronavirus Pandemic: III ICEF Conference on Applied Economics Focuses on COVID-19

New Inequality, Environmental Impact and Other Consequences of the Coronavirus Pandemic: III ICEF Conference on Applied Economics Focuses on COVID-19
This year, the ICEF Conference on Applied Economics will be held online for the first time ever. On September 12, experts from around the world will discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy. The HSE News Services describes the papers that will be presented and why the organizers decided to devote this event to COVID-19.

In-Person Instruction, Mask Regime, and Temperature Checks

In-Person Instruction, Mask Regime, and Temperature Checks
The COVID-19 prevention measures HSE University is implementing in the new academic year

‘You just need to aspire to become better, and by that I mean better than yourself’

‘You just need to aspire to become better, and by that I mean better than yourself’
Yury Kiselev graduated from ICEF in 2006, and after that entered the MSc programme at Cass Business School in London – one of the best business schools. Now Yury is a Director at Société Générale Bank (London office) and Head of Central and Eastern Europe, CIS & Russia on the international Debt Capital Markets. In this interview he told us what ‘bonus’ ICEF confers on its graduates, how to recognize your true purpose and why goals should be ‘over the top’.

'I am still learning from my fellow ICEF students'

'I am still learning from my fellow ICEF students'
Vladimir Mukharlyamov enrolled at ICEF after his success in the All Russian Olympiads in Economics and Entrepreneurship. After graduating from ICEF BSc in 2008 he continued studies on the MSc programme in Finance and Economics at the London School of Economics. On completion of his MSc Vladimir started a PhD in Economics at Harvard University. Since 2016 he has worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Georgetown University. His research has been published in The Journal of Financial Economics and The Review of Financial Studies. Vladimir is a winner of Golden HSE Award in the Alumni Success category.

'Research is like a detective story, it is very engaging'

'Research is like a detective story, it is very engaging'
Martsella Davitaya is an ICEF 2017 BSc programme graduate who received first class degrees from both HSE and University of London. Right after her BSc she entered a PhD programme at Columbia University (USA), where she is currently studying, doing research and teaching. In the interview she spoke about her career choices, her impressions of studying at Columbia and her future plans.

Resilience in Job Search: ICEF Career Services and what they offer

Resilience in Job Search: ICEF Career Services and what they offer
Although a high school degree alone no longer guarantees career success, holders of internationally recognized degrees still have many doors open for them. With its Career Centre team, ICEF knows how to make the most of education its students receive. In this interview, ICEF Career Services leader, Victoria Pralich, shares how they connect students to employers, what jobs there are available for students, and where students should be helped when they’re starting out. Read also comments from the market leaders’ HR officers about the latest happenings on the employment market.

'ICEF shapes the way of thinking and opens horizons'

'ICEF shapes the way of thinking and opens horizons'
What’s in store for an enrollee of HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics? Recognition from Russia’s and Great-Britain’s top universities, great career prospects, contacts in the academic world, as well as the business community and financial sector. All this becomes a reality because ICEF is pushing the boundariesfor its students. We talked to the Programme’s Academic Supervisor, Oleg Zamkov, to find out how ICEF students become international.