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‘Moscow, Hong Kong, New York — I have friends from HSE everywhere’

‘Moscow, Hong Kong, New York — I have friends from HSE everywhere’
Alexander Aksakov, who graduated from ICEF in 2011, now works as a Senior Associate in the New York office of Credit Suisse. He tells Success Builder how the wedding of an ICEF graduate became a gathering of economists from around the world, how U.S. employers recruit candidates in bars and how to earn an MBA from one of the world’s most prestigious schools.

This Time is Different: Economic Policy Challenges in the time of COVID-19

This Time is Different: Economic Policy Challenges in the time of COVID-19
An online panel discussion by economic experts will be hosted by ICEF on 3 June, 2020

Online Brown Bag Seminar with Roman Zakharenko

Optimal pricing for free-floating shared vehicles

“I’ve managed to combine the applied programme in Erasmus with research possibilities in ICEF”.

“I’ve managed to combine the applied programme in Erasmus with research possibilities in ICEF”.
In 2018 Vladimir Malygin was awarded master degrees from both ICEF and Erasmus University, Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Now he works as a quant in the Dutch company Aegon. In his interview he told us whatquants do, how it is possible to study for two master’s degrees at the same time, andwhy personal qualities are important for candidates who apply to be quants.

ICEF Associate Professors Fabián Slonimczyk and Anna Yurko became Winners of Russian National Award in Applied Economics – 2020

ICEF Associate Professors Fabián Slonimczyk and Anna Yurko became Winners of Russian National Award in Applied Economics – 2020
The Russian National Award in Applied Economics is given once every two years for outstanding published papers on the Russian economy at the country, industry, regional, or company level. 

“Gett inspires me by the feeling of power – this is really my sphere!”

“Gett inspires me by the feeling of power – this is really my sphere!”
Dan Lifshits, ICEF BSc graduate (2014), started his career at the age of 18. At 22 he became the youngest аssociate of McKinsey in Europe ever, and now he is one of the top managers in Gett – a global technology platform. Dan told us how to change the consulting sphere to technologies and about his life and work in Gett.

'You Don't Have to Get a Degree in London to Get a Job There. HSE Diplomas and LSE Certificates Enjoy Long-Distance Credibility'

'You Don't Have to Get a Degree in London to Get a Job There. HSE Diplomas and LSE Certificates Enjoy Long-Distance Credibility'
This year the ICEF not only moved to the new HSE campus complex on Pokrovsky Boulevard, but updated its curriculum and added new courses in IT. We talked to Maxim Nikitin, Academic Director of the ICEF Master's Programme in Financial Economics, to find out what sets the programme apart from its competitors, what helps students land jobs in London, who ICEF faculty partners are on the employment market, and where lies the secret of ICEF graduates’ mathematical power.

'The aftermath of COVID-19: The Macroeconomy, Banks and NPLs'

'The aftermath of COVID-19: The Macroeconomy, Banks and NPLs'
ICEF Associate Professor of Finance Udara Peiris will talk about the upcoming financial problems on the Brown Bag Seminar on April 15th

Business forecast: how to succeed in the post-crisis economy

Business forecast: how to succeed in the post-crisis economy
Such a sudden and severe crisis as we have now can not only reset the economic activity to zero, but also offer many opportunities in the future. It is important to predict the trends, but this is not always easy. The World is changing very fast and it means not only losses, but also great opportunities for those who can fulfill their ideas in time and respond to consumer needs. An expert and a businessman talk about their positive experience from the sanctions, the regeneration of hippy culture, and how private investments can save the Russian economy.

New ICEF Full Time Academics

Two new academics will start their work at ICEF in September 2020. They have already met ICEF researchers and were interviewed on the ASSA Meeting – a global academic community job market which took place in San Diego this January.