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Russian civil servants explain their work priorities.
June 30, 2017
HSE researchers have, for the first time, measured how ready Russian regions are for the future.
June 23, 2017
Students of engineering and economics, undergraduates of state universities, high performers, young people from wealthier families, and those working part-time while at university tend to expect higher salaries upon graduation.
June 21, 2017
Russians associate banks whose names they perceive as foreign with higher risks.
June 19, 2017
Decentralised bribery, where individual bureaucrats or groups act in isolation, is the most harmful type.
June 16, 2017
Female employees with children tend to earn less than their childless colleagues, but the difference is usually small, at 4% on average.
June 16, 2017
Transformation of society's values has changed attitudes towards nudity in film.
June 14, 2017
Russians know how to count their money, but often ignore the rules of responsible financial behaviour.
June 13, 2017
Altruism based on individual values is changing Western society. People in Western countries have seen a rise in individualism for quite some time, and this in turn helps to create generations of people with altruistic mindsets. Christian Welzel, Chief Research Fellow in the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (HSE and Leuphana University of Lüneburg), teamed up with researchers from the University of Lausanne to conduct a study showing the connection between emancipative values and prosocial behaviour. The results of the study were published in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
June 07, 2017
Almost two million Russians aged 15 to 24 don’t study or work.
June 07, 2017
Attitudes to hipsters differ from judgmental in Moscow to fairly positive in Nizhny Novgorod.
June 02, 2017
Terrorist attacks can have a paralysing effect on stock index dynamics, but market participants can cut their losses by not succumbing to panic.
May 30, 2017