Today, May 25th, marks the 80th birthday of one of the founders of the New Economic School – Academician Valery Leonidovich MAKAROV!
The jubilee of our esteemed scientist Valery Makarov coincided with the anniversary of the School, which celebrates its 25th birthday this year.
The glorious path that NES has taken in a quarter of a century, its solid role in the formation of modern economic education in Russia, our successful graduates actively developing economics and industry around the world – these achievements would have never come about without the effort, noble dedication and truly amazing wisdom of our dear Academician Makarov.
NES community sends our best wishes to our dear colleague and friend! >>>
NES Launched a Corporate Training Program for Central Bank
May, 15. NES launched a corporate training program for Central Bank. The program, which focuses on macroeconomics, will run for 8 months and train about 80 people. NES custom-tailored this corporate training to Bank’s strategic priorities and needs, and designed it in close coordination with Bank’s senior management. Advanced analysis techniques for international trade, world’s financial system and currency regimes, as well as correlations between risks and trends are just some of the components at the core of the program. NES team that developed the course includes professors Oleg Shibanov, Konstantin Styrin, Valery Charnavoki and Sergey Golovan. >>>
NES Professors Presented at the Joint Annual Skolteсh / MIT Conference
On April 25-26, NES Rector Shlomo Weber, as well as professors Anna Obizhaeva and Sergei Izmalkov delivered presentations at the joint annual Skolteсh / MIT conference called "Shaping the Future: Big Data, Biomedicine and Frontier Technologies," and professor Oleg Shibanov moderated a session on Big Data.
Among other speakers of note were Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich, co-founder and senior partner of the architectural bureau Herzog & de Meuron Pierre de Meuron, Skoltech professor Vladimir Zelman, President of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Andrei Sharonov, Adviser to the President of the Skolkovo Foundation Pekka Viljakainen, and many others. >>>
NES Rector Shlomo Weber joined the Academic Council of the SKOLKOVO Business School
April, 4. Professor Shlomo Weber, NES rector, joined the Academic Council of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, which is its highest body of academic collegiate management. Currently, the chairman of the board is Professor Stephen DeKrey, Senior Vice Dean and Director of Master's programs at the School of Business and Management of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
The NES community congratulates Professor Weber and hopes that this appointment will further strengthen the synergies and cooperation between NES and the SKOLKOVO business school!
NES is delighted to announce that Mr. Michele Valsecchi (PhD, University of Gothenburg) has accepted our offer to join our professor’s team. He will come aboard by the next September. Michele's web page >>> Michele's CV >>>
According to the recently published results of the Research Papers in Economics (RePec) rating, NES rector Professor Shlomo Weber is one of the three leading economists in Russia in Top 25% authors in Russia. NES congratulates our rector and wishes him further success in his academic career!
New economic school was ranked among the top 200 best universities in the world and among the top 3 best Russian universities in the category "Economics and Econometrics” according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject-2017. NES took part in the rankings for the first time, the results were published on March 8.
NES professor, Hosny Zoabi, PhD, Hebrew University, has been appointed an associate editor at "Macroeconomic Dynamics” - a landmark magazine in the field, a Cambridge University Press journal.
From left to right: Alexander Kuleshov, Skoltech president, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation, Shlomo Weber, Rector of NES, Andrei Sharonov, President of SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management. Photo: Denis Klimentov, NES
On February 27, 2017, on the sidelines of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and the New Economic School (NES) announced an official beginning of their cooperation. President of Skoltech, RAS Academician Dr. Alexander Kuleshov, President of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Andrei Sharonov and Rector of NES Shlomo Weber signed an agreement on the establishment of the Skolkovo Education Hub. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was in attendance.
NES is delighted to announce that Mr. Pavle Radicevic (PhD, University of New South Wales, Sydney) has accepted our offer to join our professor’s team. He will come aboard by the next September. Pavle's web page at the UNSW web site >>> Pavle's CV >>>
On June 1-2, 2017 NES CSDSI hosts annual meeting of OLIGO Workshop with a keynote by Jacques-Francois Thisse. Call for papers >>> Details >>>
Applications for the 2017 NES-HCEO Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality are now open. 2017 NES-HCEO will be held at the New Economic School in Moscow from August 28 through September 2. It it the first SSSI to be held in Russia. Details on how to apply, as well as more information, can be found here
May 30, 5:00 p.m. (26-4 Shabolovka, room 4322). NES CSDSI & HSE ICSID Research Seminar & HSE Seminar on political economy: Lauren A.McCarthy (University of Massachusetts Amherst), “Managed Civil Society and the Realities of Police Oversight in Russia” (co-authored with Katherine Stolerman and Anton Tikhomirov). Registration (please, till 10 a.m. May 30).