International College of Economics and Finance


Simon Skempton at the conference ‘Hegel and the Concept of World History’

Stanford Russian-American Forum: From Idea to Project

Every year, 20 American and 20 Russian students come together to participate in the Stanford Russian-American Forum, which begins with an autumn conference in Moscow, continues with six months of joint work on research projects, and finishes with a spring conference at Stanford University. Kirill Kopytov, a first-year ICEF Master’s student, spoke with us about his participation in the forum.

ICEF/LFE Research Seminar by Maria Goltsman (University of Western Ontario)

On Thursday, April 28 at 4.40 pm, room 3211 (Shabolovka str. 26) ICEF and LFE held the Research Seminar in Finance.
Speaker: Maria Goltsman (University of Western Ontario)
Theme: "On the Optimality of Diverse Expert Panels in Persuasion Games" joint with Sourav Bhattacharya and Arijit Mukherjee

New ICEF Faculty

“I try to find time for everything – both work and play”

Ksenia Kushner graduated from the Master’s Programme at ICEF in 2015, and later that year joined the team at XENON Capital Partners, one of the leading financial investment consultancies.

“While your brain is working, you have to learn as many things as possible”

Vladimir Shmarov graduated from the Master’s Programme in Financial Economics in 2015 and went on to complete a summer internship at Barclays in London. He now works there full-time as an ESG quant. Vladimir tells us not only about his studies and work in the bank, but also about teaching, dancing and how useful sitcoms can be.

Elena Velikaya presents at the 50th annual IATEFL conference

ICEF’s 2016 graduates will continue their studies on PhD programmes at leading foreign universities

Roman Zakharenko has been awarded the Yegor Gaidar prize for young economists 2016

Assistant Professors Roman Zakharenko (ICEF HSE) and Alexander Tarasov (Faculty of Economic Sciences) were awarded the Yegor Gaidar prize for young economists for the paper «Trade costs, conflicts, and defense spending» published in Journal of International Economics (Vol. 95(2). Pp. 305-318) joint with Michael Seitz.

ICEF/LFE Research Seminar by Olga Kuzmina (NES)

On Thursday, April 14 at 4.40 pm, room 3211 (Shabolovka str. 26) ICEF and LFE held the Research Seminar in Finance.
Speaker: Olga Kuzmina (NES)
Theme: "Capital Structure and Exporting: Evidence from Import Tariff Changes" joint with Natalya Vochkova