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Oleg Zamkov Receives Outstanding Service Award from HSE Leaders

Oleg Zamkov
The recent meeting of HSE Academic Council, held in-person on the 21st June, witnessed the official ceremony of presenting badges of honour and, for the first time in HSE’s history, HSE Distinguished Service Medals. Among the recipients of the Badge of Honour (Second Class) was Oleg Zamkov, ICEF BSc Programme Academic Supervisor.

Dr. Subrato Banerjee of Indian Institute of Technology Conducted Seminar at ICEF

Dr. Subrato Banerjee of Indian Institute of Technology Conducted Seminar at ICEF
Dr. Subrato Banerjee is a behavioural economist teaching at the Indian Institute of Technology Department of Economics (Bombay) with interests in game theory and behavioural economics. His seminar was hosted by HSE campus on Pokrovsky Boulevard and was followed by a meeting with Maxim Nikitin, ICEF Master’s Programme Academic Supervisor, where the two sides discussed the possibility of starting a double-degree master’s programme. In the evening, ICEF welcomed Dr. Banerjee for a meeting with its faculty.

ICEF Attends Sabanci University International Partnership Week

ICEF Attends Sabanci University International Partnership Week
May 22-26, HSE delegation had been on a visit to Sabanсi University International Partnership Week. Based in Istanbul, Sabanсi University is one of Turkey’s leading research schools in the field of economics and social sciences. Attending the venue were also Sabanсi University’s partners in Asia and Latin America, particularly Israel, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, and Peru among other countries.

“Self-Learning Skills Are the Core Future Skills You’ll Need in Your Career”

“Self-Learning Skills Are the Core Future Skills You’ll Need in Your Career”
Associate Professor Anna Yurko holds a PhD in Economics and is coordinating ICEF’s MSc Programme as Assistant Academic Supervisor. Anna’s research interests lie at the interface of economics and social sciences. Her 2015 study into the multiple-child allowance policy, co-authored with Fabian Slonimczyk, was conferred the Yegor Gaidar Award. In this interview with HSE Talks podcast, Anna tells about how economics knowledge helps her to explore the education industry, what’s wrong with current system of career guidance among school students, and which skillset seems to be the most useful for experts of the future.

“Meeting Interesting People Had Been the Biggest Highlight of My Student Life”

“Meeting Interesting People Had Been the Biggest Highlight of My Student Life”
Stepan Labudin, who earned his master’s from ICEF in 2022 and is currently a Yakov and Partners consultant, started studying economics after completing his sporting career. Here’s how Stepan started to major in Finance with no previous training, what makes consulting the best field to start career in, and which courses come most useful in the work of a consultant.

ICEF Graduate Appointed Morgan Stanley Vice-President

ICEF Graduate Appointed Morgan Stanley Vice-President
In May 2023, Anfisa Loboyko, who earned her bachelor’s from ICEF, assumed the post of Vice President – M&T Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley (London). During her study at ICEF, Anfisa won the Silver Nestling scholarship and received the University of London award for outstanding academic achievement.

ICEF Webinar for Prospective Master’s Students

ICEF Webinar for Prospective Master’s Students
At the recently held MSc Financial Economics Webinar, the prospective students learned about the admission requirements, instruction, and prospects after graduation. Invited to speak before the audience were also programme graduates. They shared their experience of starting a career and gave tips on how to achieve academic success and jumpstart career.

“Just Being Surrounded by ICEF Students – It Makes You Bound to Grow”

“Just Being Surrounded by ICEF Students – It Makes You Bound to Grow”
ICEF karting team leader Anton Shirokov is in his first year of bachelor's study at ICEF and has applied to become a student tutor to help the new cohorts to ease into the student life. Here’s what Anton thinks makes ICEF grads capable of starting a career in practically any field, how sports can improve academic performance, and how freshmen can avoid self-esteem drop.

ICEF Welcomes Academic Partnership with College of Business and Economics of United Arab Emirates University

Sergey Yakovlev, Director of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance, and Mohamed Madi, Dean of the UAEU College of Business and Economics.
June 2023, the Higher School of Economics (HSE) and the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) signed the memorandum of understanding during the Third Forum of the Federation of Rectors of Russian and Arab Universities.

“ICEF Grads Enjoy High Employment Rate Globally”

Suleyman Karibov
Suleyman Karibov, who currently serves as a risk analyst at Nordic real estate investor NREP in Luxembourg, enrolled in ICEF MSc Financial Economics in 2019 and holds his bachelor’s from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. Here’s how Suleyman managed to keep up with the leaning pace at ICEF, why makes academic mobility a useful experience, and how to land a job in Europe with no experience.