The results of entrance tests for the world’s best PhD programs are out. NES is happy to congratulate our students and graduates with entrance to PhD programs in the best universities of the world! This year 13 applicants from NES got into PhD programs abroad and will continue their research in economics, finance, marketing and other areas.
NES Professors Hosny Zoabi and Evgeniy Yakovlev have won the grant from the Russian Science Foundation for the "Inequality and Development: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives" project. More
NES Basketball Challenge 2018 took place at ProTrener sports club on April 14. As usual, the game was played by streetball rules. 50 players from 13 teams were competing for the first place in the tournament. NES students, graduates and family members came to support their teams. This year the tournament gathered a lot of great rivals to the regular participants. It was an intense and a very dynamic game.
According to Research Papers in Economics (RePEc, March 2018), New Economic School took second place on the list of leading Economic institutions in Russian Federation. Universities are being ranked by publications of their professors in the RePEc system. According to the ranking, professors of New Economic School hold leading positions.
NES announces the start of Ambassadors’ Forum – the series of meetings with ambassadors of various countries to Russia. The aim of this programme is to broaden students horizons and to help them to understand the modern system of international relations.The first open seminar with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel Gary Koren will take place on April 16 at 7 pm. The topic of the seminar will be “Israel and Russia: Economy at Service of Diplomacy”. More
May 30 / 19:00, Moscow Exchange (Moscow, Bolshoy Kislovsky per., 13). Philippe Aghion, a Professor at Harvard University and the College de France, will deliver an open lecture entitled "Schumpeterian Growth and The Economics of Macron". Register >>>
The 4th Workshop on Relational Contracts will be hosted by the Becker-Friedman Institute and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Chicago on September 14 – 15, 2018. Marta Troya-Martinez co-organizes the workshop. The call for papers can be found here. Submissions are welcome until April 10.
May 29-31, New Economic School. Philippe Aghion, a Professor at Harvard University and the College de France, will give a series of three Zvi Griliches lectures entitled "Firm Dynamics and the Measurement of Growth". Register here >>>
July 9–11, 2018, Moscow, Russia. An International Conference on the Economics of Football. Among the invited speakers are: Shlomo Weber (New Economic School), Branko Milanovic (City University of New York), Konstantin Sonin (University of Chicago; Higher School of Economics), Wladimir Andreff (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Tim Pawlowski (University of Tübingen), Alex Krumer (University of St. Gallen), David Forrest (University of Liverpool) and others. Draft program of the Conference will be at the end of April.