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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 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.

‘Moscow, Hong Kong, New York — I have friends from HSE everywhere’

‘Moscow, Hong Kong, New York — I have friends from HSE everywhere’
Alexander Aksakov, who graduated from ICEF in 2011, now works as a Senior Associate in the New York office of Credit Suisse. He tells Success Builder how the wedding of an ICEF graduate became a gathering of economists from around the world, how U.S. employers recruit candidates in bars and how to earn an MBA from one of the world’s most prestigious schools.

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
An online panel discussion by economic experts will be hosted by ICEF on 3 June, 2020

“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.

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.

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.