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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.

Companies about ICEF graduates

Companies about ICEF graduates
ICEF graduates make successful careers in leadingcompanies both in Russia and abroad. Among the graduates, over 1750 to date, there are lots of great specialists, who contribute to the development of business and industry.Top managers of the leading companies share their opinions about ICEF graduates, talk about who they want to recruit in the financial field and in consulting and what demands are placed on the candidates.

‘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.

'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.