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'A crisis situation can land macroeconomists a big break'

'A crisis situation can land macroeconomists a big break'
A 2017 graduate of Master’s Programme Financial Economics, Nurdaulet Abilov has stepped up to the position of Kazakhstan’s lead quantitative macroeconomic analyst and is in charge of Nazarbayev University’s Economic Modelling Development Center. In this interview, Nurdaulet reveals why Southern Europe makes a perfect place for studying econometrics, how one can develop a passion for economics by lending money to family, and what anti-crisis strategies are being currently developed by Nazarbayev University.

'This Master’s Programme Has Given Me My First Experience of Living Outside Uzbekistan'

Khushnuda Khamidova earned her BSc degree in Economics with Finance in Tashkent before she enrolled in ICEF MSc Programme – the choice she made to gain expert knowledge and life experience.

‘Education Helps Us Learn New Things Quickly and Adapt to New Conditions’

‘Education Helps Us Learn New Things Quickly and Adapt to New Conditions’
Hyen Jin Han is doing her Master's at HSE International College of Economics and Finance. In her interview, she talks about her passion for economics, studying at the ICEF, and career aspirations.

“I’ve managed to combine the applied programme in Erasmus with research possibilities in ICEF”.

“I’ve managed to combine the applied programme in Erasmus with research possibilities in ICEF”.
In 2018 Vladimir Malygin was awarded master degrees from both ICEF and Erasmus University, Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Now he works as a quant in the Dutch company Aegon. In his interview he told us whatquants do, how it is possible to study for two master’s degrees at the same time, andwhy personal qualities are important for candidates who apply to be quants.

'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.

“If you haven’t yet decided what you want to be in the future, a year in Rome will help you to rediscover yourself”

“If you haven’t yet decided what you want to be in the future, a year in Rome will help you to rediscover yourself”
In 2019, after their first year in ICEF Master’s Programme, three students, Anastasia Melnik, Arseny Turyshev and Nikita Tsyrlin, went to Rome-based LUISS through a double degree programme. Now that they have completed the first term at LUISS, we’ve asked them to share their impressions. Let’s find out why Italians’ relaxed mindset is nothing but a stereotype, why there is power in the ‘Russian mathematics’, where in Rome students can get the best accommodation options, why even thesis defense procedure has a baroque touch at LUISS, and why innovations and fundamental education should evolve separately.

'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.