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Urban Studies
How inequality among the regions affects housing construction in Moscow
February 06
What Determines the Number of Cars in the City
April 25, 2019
What urbanists and cultural scientists think about the 'Park of Present Future' near the Kremlin wall
February 01, 2019
Why contemporary megacities have lost city features
November 27, 2018
How the Moscow Metro shapes the local mentality and keeps the city’s history alive.
September 22, 2017
Urban governance will be based on big data rather than on any purely administrative rationale, and just building homes will not be enough to ensure people feel comfortable. This change is already underway in capitals and other large cities, and other cities and towns will follow.
December 26, 2016
Comfortable, high-tech and eco-friendly mega-cities are no longer a utopia, but not yet a reality in Russia. That said, HSE researchers have identified Russian cities which may be better prepared than others for smart urban development.
October 26, 2016
Here at IQ.hse.ru, we've summarised five facts about cities revealed by HSE researchers.
October 12, 2016
In many countries, including but not limited to Russia, frontier regions, populated more recently than the country's core territory, tend to lag behind in terms of socio-economic development. This phenomenon can be explained by legacies such as state formation in remote regions and the autonomy traditionally enjoyed by new settlers, according to Roberto Foa (Harvard University) and Anna Nemirovskaya, Senior Research Fellow of the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR).
March 04, 2016
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