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A Biased Evaluation of Employees’ Performance Can Be Useful for Employers

A Biased Evaluation of Employees’ Performance Can Be Useful for Employers
In assessing an employee’s performance, employers often listen to his immediate supervisor or colleagues, and these opinions can be highly subjective. Sergey Stepanov, an economist from HSE University, has shown that biased evaluations can actually benefit employers. An article substantiating this finding was published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Pure science: How academic tourism moved online to researchers’ satisfaction

Pure science: How academic tourism moved online to researchers’ satisfaction
On October 23-24, the International Moscow Finance Conference will open its doors for the ninth time, organized by ICEF in cooperation with the London School of Economics. This year’s speakers include editors of two major economic journals. We talked to Alexei Boulatov, ICEF Full Professor to find out how the quality of scientific events has been influenced by online format, how academic life has changed over the recent months and what themes the research community pursues these days.

Publication in The Review of Economic Studies

Publication in The Review of Economic Studies
An article by ICEF Associate Professor Emiliano Catonini "Self-enforcing agreements and forward induction reasoning" is published in The Review of Economic Studies - one of the top 5 journals in economics. Professor Catonini became the first HSE researcher, whose work was published there

Paper of Emiliano Catonini in Review of Economic Studies

New gender roles, migration as a way of COVID treatment and unemployment benefits that will not discourage work

New gender roles, migration as a way of COVID treatment and unemployment benefits that will not discourage work
On September 12 the Third ICEF Conference on Applied Economics on COVID-19 was held online. Experts from Europe and the USA presented their latest research, made some social-economic forecasts and revealed issues, that different countries will face in a short-run perspective. Below read about some of the conclusions and predictions that researchers have made.

Expert view: ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris gave an interview to Mustreader

Expert view: ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris gave an interview to Mustreader
How to understand the economy, post-COVID growth, AI vs. humans

This Time is Different: Economic Policy Challenges in the time of COVID-19

This Time is Different: Economic Policy Challenges in the time of COVID-19
A virtual panel discussion was held at ICEF on June 3rd to discuss the economic consequences and policy responses to Covid-19 with economic experts from academia, central banks and commercial banks, based in Russia, UK, and Austria.