‘Consolidation Will Create New Opportunities for Research and Education’
Andrei Melville, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, spoke with the HSE News Service about the merger of two schools and the outlook for political science at HSE University.
Anti-Corruption Centre to Open at Higher School of Economics
The Centre, headed by Alexey Konov, will be engaged in research and analytical and consulting activities in the field of anti-corruption, as well as in programmes of continuing education intended for state and municipal employees in particular.
Leading IHAF experts to teach application of Halal standards for the first time in Russia
The national accreditation institute Rosaccreditation, in collaboration with and supporting the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, has prepared the special further training programme Challenges Facing Development of the Halal Export Industry in Russia: Terminology, Requirements, Standards. Assessment of Compliance with Halal Standards, which will be launched on 25 February 2019. IHAF Secretary-General Mohammed Badri (UAE), Advisor to the IHAF Secretary-General Farah Alzaruni (UAE) and Belgi Aseklar (Turkey) will give lectures as part of the project. Representatives of Russian companies will be given the opportunity as part of this special programme to undergo training in the challenges facing development of the world Halal industry.
Public regulation of business in Russia: seaports
On 13 February a meeting was held between the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at NRU HSE and Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg as part of preparations for and implementation of a roundtable discussion at NRU HSE dedicated to state regulation of strategic sectors of the Russian economy.
Experts from the Centre for Analysis of the Performance of Executive Authorities at IPAG NRU HSE draw up Development Concept for Halal Farming and Food Product Exports
At the end of 2018, the Institute for Public Administration and Governance at NRU HSE drew up a Development Concept for Halal Farming and Food Product Exports. The work was performed for the Russian Federation Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry approved the key provisions of the Concept in January 2019.
First PhD in Public and Municipal Governance in Russia
On 26 December, NRU HSE hosted the defence of a dissertation for the award of an HSE PhD in Public and Municipal Governance. The first PhD in this new specialist field was awarded to Alexander Larionov, Junior Research Associate at the HSE Institute for Public Administration and Governance.
Don’t Believe the Regulators, or Show Us Your Evidence!
Over the course of recent years, Associate Professor Daniil Tsygankov from the HSE Institute of Public Administration and Governance has been studying approaches to evidence-based business regulation. Today he will be sharing his experience, gained from conferences, workshops and practical work in this area.
Excessive State Control in the Fishing Industry
State control measures governing fish production in Russia are excessive: they hinder effective delivery of produce to ports, render the registration of freight consignments more difficult and complicate vessel operation. These are the findings of analysts from the Higher School of Economics (HSE). Total losses in the sector from shortcomings in regulation might reach RUB 17 billion a year and yet control measures continue to tighten.
Director of the Regulatory Impact Assessment Centre at IPAG NRU HSE Daniil Tsygankov addresses an RZD-Partner business breakfast
The business breakfast was titled “The impact of regulatory assessment on business and the possibility of effective collaboration with natural monopolies and regulatory authorities”.
Representatives of the Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Railways, leading Russian companies from the industry, analysts, experts, operators and logisticians came together around one table,
where they exchanged opinions on the dangers of artificial intervention of regulatory authorities in a competitive market and regulatory changes that have a negative impact on doing business, including in the transport sector. They also recommended intelligent approaches to prepare for antimonopoly proceedings and how to win cases in court by appraising methodology and typical errors made.
Preservation and utilisation of the historical centre of metropolises
Specialists from the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Shanghai Urban Planning and Land Management Department exchanged experience on the preservation and efficient utilisation of the historical heritage of Moscow and Shanghai.