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'We Want Colleagues We Сan Learn from'

'We Want Colleagues We Сan Learn from'
In early January, the ASSA Meeting (Allied Social Science Associations), an annual event organized by the American Economic Association (AEA), was held in San Diego. The annual ASSA Meeting lasts three days, during which attendees give talks, attend workshops, and participate in panel discussions. For many emerging researchers, however, the event's main draw is its function as a job interview venue. This year, ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris interviewed job candidates there for a faculty position at the ICEF. Professor Peiris discusses which universities are active on the job market, how one can get a job at the ICEF, how HSE University can attract candidates from abroad, and what makes a candidate more competitive on the job market.

ICEF has launched an Endowment Fund

ICEF has launched an Endowment Fund
On January 13, 2020, an Endowment for ICEF Development was formed within the HSE Endowment Fund. This is the way to gain sustainability in the long-term perspective. The first donor of the ICEF endowment was UniCredit Bank.

Sport in HSE: how to study and do sport in one spot

Sport in HSE: how to study and do sport in one spot
In January 2020, a gym for students was opened in Building T, and all sports activities in the HSE Cultural Centre will be free until the end of the month. Which activity to choose, from whom to learn and where to look for information? See the guide below.

ICEF Job Market Seminar by Dakyung Seong (UC Davis)

On Tuesday, January 14 ICEF held the Job Market Seminar.

'International Qualification Is Highly Regarded by Ugandan Employers So I'm Optimistic About My Career Prospects'

'International Qualification Is Highly Regarded by Ugandan Employers So I'm Optimistic About My Career Prospects'
Lorna Awania came to study at the ICEF Master's programme in 2018 from Uganda. She is currently preparing her master thesis, which should influence Ugandan financial policy. In an interview, she told how she got used to Moscow cold, why there are few educated women in Uganda, but delicious matooke bananas, why ICEF master's programme is one of the best in the world and how to survive in an unfamiliar country.

“ICEF’s best-performing students do show the level of skill expected of the students of the world’s top universities”

“ICEF’s best-performing students do show the level of skill expected of the students of the world’s top universities”
Is it difficult to enroll in a university abroad? Where do Russian students go wrong when they start an overseas training programme? Will artificial intelligence eventually replace humans in the domain of Finance? We talked to Dr. Georgy Chabakauri of The London School of Economics and ICEF International Academic Committee to get answers to these and many other questions.

ICEF held a ceremony of commendation letters awards from LSE

ICEF held a ceremony of commendation letters awards from LSE
This autumn ICEF BSc programme’s 3rd and 4th year students received awards and commendation letters for outstanding results at international examinations, and an official proof of these achievements was delivered to ICEF a few days ago.

ICEF held the Anti-conference. You heard that right.

ICEF held the Anti-conference. You heard that right.
Once a year ICEF finds time to host reporters on all kinds of unscientific topics. The 2017 graduates (the year ICEF had its anniversary) meet at the New Year holiday gathering called “Unconference”, where they take the floor to talk on what is essential but outrageously unacademic.Who presented at Anticonference-2019? What was special about the programme? What did our graduates convey to us? We go ahead.

ICEF Job Market Seminar by Oleg Baranov (University of Colorado at Boulder)

On Tuesday, December 17 ICEF held the Job Market Seminar.

ICEF prepares a summer course within HSE Summer University

ICEF prepares a summer course within HSE Summer University
The August of 2020 will see ICEF delivering an additional course in Financial Economics. Successful participants will be entitled to scholarships for ICEF Master of Financial Economics Programme. Here’s what the course is about and how to enroll.