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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.

You Don’t Have to Wake up 2 Hours Before Lecture, Get Dressed, and Go to Campus. Just Get up and Open Your Laptop.

You Don’t Have to Wake up 2 Hours Before Lecture, Get Dressed, and Go to Campus. Just Get up and Open Your Laptop.
On March 16, the rector decided to move all classes at HSE University online due to COVID-19. The largest universities in Russia and all over the world had to pull off the enormous feat of transitioning to online education immediately. As a result, the ongoing years-long discussions about the pros and cons of online education were put on pause. Academic supervisor of the ICEF bachelor’s programme, Oleg Zamkov, told us about how the ICEF has transitioned online, who can help when something goes wrong, and what resources will be necessary for online examinations.

The LSE Pro-Director Professor David Webb Sent a Video Message to the Future ICEF Students

The LSE Pro-Director Professor David Webb Sent a Video Message to the Future ICEF Students
The Open Day that took place this Sunday at ICEF was full of pleasant surprises. Guests did not only become familiar with the study process, teachers, and career opportunities, but also with an outstanding alumnus and even with the LSE Pro-Director Professor David Webb, who had recorded a video message from London for this special occasion.

Economic Summit Delay: What Does Russia Lose?

Economic Summit Delay: What Does Russia Lose?
ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris gives comments to Gazeta.ru

We Forecast a Severe Global Recession

We Forecast a Severe Global Recession
ICEF held a round table on Global Economy Challenges in 2020. Mr Thanassis Gontikas, Senior Vice-President of Edmond de Rothschild Bank (EdR) in Switzerland, was invited as a speaker.