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On November 13, to mark the NES 25th Anniversary, the Department of Humanities and Languages held Day of English. Students of NES MA and BA and the Skolkovo International Gymnasium competed in a quest checking their knowledge of the English language and English-speaking cultures. The English faculty led 6 stations >>>

NES’s Open seminar: investment banks challenges. In honor of the 25th NES anniversary the Chairman of the Management Board of Morgan Stanley Bank Mikhail Soloviev has given a presentation on investment banking challenges and an outlook on working in this sector. He described the main problems of the sector: difficulties with passive investments, accumulating funds in one hands, the absence of decision makers and unreliability of neural networks. Also Mikhail Soloviev doesn't advise to invest in Bitcoin because it isn’t reliable currency. He has also told about hiring process at Morgan Stanley Bank in Russia. In one year the bank hires one-two employees from Russia to the Moscow office, and 10-11 people a year in Moscow and London banks for work on the Russian direction. In 2007 NES, with the aid of Morgan Stanley, has started the «Master of Finance» program. More details are available here. >>>

On October 25th, Artem Zheleznov, Head of Strategic Development at Moscow Exchange, has described the looming new opportunities and threats for financial market infrastructure and described the new trends in capital market development. He also underscored the importance of financial startups and innovation in the sector. According to Artem, the key trends of fintech in capital market are: reduction of intermediaries’ role on capital market, work with big data, blockchain, development of products for retail investors, crowdfunding and financial startups growth. The Moscow Exchange has created LLC «MB Innovatsii» for work with startups. In the next four years the Exchange will invest up to 1,2 billion rubles in innovative projects. Public lecture was held under the auspices of NES’s 25th anniversary and «Masters in Finance» programme 10th anniversary. >>>

On October 30 NES CSDSI started the 3rd workshop "Imperfect Markets: Collusion, Networks, and Crowdfunding" for young scientists and students. During 4 days 15 researchers and experts will familiarize 35 participants with modern analysis methods and imperfect market theory applications including collusion issues, network analysis concepts and various aspects of crowdfunding interaction models >>>

In October 2017 Petr Aven has endorsed two professorship positions for NES professors for 2017-2018 academic year: Petr Aven assistant professor of Finance Olga Kuzmina (PhD, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business), and Alfa-Bank Banking Group assistant professor of Economics Maria Petrova (PhD, Harvard University)   >>>

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14 November QUARTZ: A higher minimum wage could lead to fewer rich kids. Сolumn based on Hosny Zoaby's research >>>
13 November Forbes: Leadership In Russia: Hacking, Trust And Where Do We Go From Here? Comments by Shlomo Weber and Oleg Shibanov >>>
11 November QUARTZ: The reason the richest women in the US are the ones having the most kids. Сolumn  based on Hosny Zoaby's research >>>
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New Economic School is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! We invite you to take part in key event of the celebration: the NES 25th Anniversary Conference which will take place December 18-19, 2017 in Moscow, in the Metropol Hotel. Registration for general participants is open >>> If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at Find out more on the conference website >>>

Research seminars
November 24 / 1.45, rm. 114 Research Seminar NES: Stephen Hansen (University of Oxford) "The Long-Run Information Effect of Central Bank Text” join with Michael McMahon and Matthew Tong
On December 12–16 NES CSDSI organizes the 5th winter school «Towards Effective and Equitable Development: the Role of Institutions and Diversity». The deadline for application is November 9. Details >>>
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Research papers
The paper by Olga Kuzmina and Olga Kuznetsova (BAE'2016) "Operational and Financial Hedging: Evidence from Export and Import Behaviorhas been accepted by Journal of Corporate Finance
The paper by Andrei Markevich and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya "The Economic Effects of the Abolition of Serfdom: Evidence from the Russian Empirehas been accepted by American Economic Review
The paper by Denis Davydov, Alexander Shapoval, and Shlomo Weber "Linguistic equilibrium with local and world languages: challenges of globalization" has been accepted for publication in The World Economy
The paper by Stanislav Anatolyev and Nikolay Gospodinov "Multivariate Return Decomposition: Theory and Implications" has been accepted by Econometric Reviews
The paper by Mikhail Drugov and Dmitry Ryvkin "Biased Contests for Symmetric Players" is published in May issue of Games and Economic Behavior in the John Nash Memorial Special Issue
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