The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held on October 12, 2021 special academic workshop on the topic of Gender Wage Gap: Global Experience. The event was organized in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2020-928) and in cooperation with the World Bank within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.
The number of people in need of long-term care will grow globally due to an ageing population. Russia is no exception. This is why the state is facing the task of creating an effective system of care for people who need it. At a workshop at HSE University, experts discussed how to model such systems and forecast their load.
A video about the work of the World-Class Research Center "Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Center has been posted on YouTube
World-Class Research Center "Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Center" has posted a video about the Center’s work on YouTube. The video explains what the Center was created for, describes its goals and objectives, and shows what its staff are working on.
The 8th Summer Neurolinguistic School was held online from 28 to 30 of June, 2021.
International School of Social Neurosciences 'Inter-subject Correlation Analysis of fMRI Data: Hands-on Learning'
On June 21-23, a Summer School on fMRI data processing was held on the basis of the world-class Scientific Center "Center for Interdisciplinary Human Potential Research" of the Higher School of Economics, together with Aalto University (Finland) and the international project iBrain
What fields employees can hope to get high salaries in? What is the return on higher education? How is life expectancy related to retirement age? These and some other issues were discussed by experts at the First Conference ‘Labour Market: Demographic Challenges and Human Capital’ organized by the HSE Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre.
Participants of the international workshop ‘Corporate Innovation Climate’ discussed the latest research results in the field of open innovation on May 26, 2021. The workshop was organised by HSE Institute of Statistical Studies of Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) jointly with University of Twente (the Netherlands) in the framework of the Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre (HCMRC).
General wealth levels in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have been improving since 2012 — poverty has been decreasing. But due to COVID, global poverty levels, including those of these regions, may increase considerably for the first time in two decades. Samuel Freije-Rodriguez, Lead Economist at World Bank, talked about this at the XXII April Conference organized by HSE University and Sberbank.
The competition for promising young researchers is intensifying around the world, and spending on preparing future generations of highly qualified specialists is on the rise. This is happening against a backdrop of digitalisation, which is creating a new digital inequality. For example, a quarter of the adult population in Russia does not possess any digital skills and does not use the Internet. These and other topics were discussed by participants of a round table held during the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development organised by HSE University and Sberbank.
Many national governments have responded to the sharp rise in poverty during the pandemic with new social support programmes, including direct cash payments. During a joint seminar between the HSE Institute for Social Policy and the World Bank held as part of work conducted by the Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre,experts discussed approaches that have been implemented abroad and the prospects of a minimum guaranteed income in Russia.