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Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis

Who can apply?

Researchers, faculty, PhD and Master students are welcome to participate in RSSIA.

Why should I apply?

As a RSSIA participant, you will have the opportunity:

- to attend lectures of distinguished experts in various areas of empirical economics:
Dennis C. Coates (University of Maryland and HSE University),
Sergey Popov (Cardiff Business School and HSE University),
Koen Schoors (Ghent University and HSE University),
Paola Valbonesi (University of Padova and HSE University),
Nick Zubanov (University of  Konstanz);
- to present and discuss stages of your current research during seminars;
- to exchange your research experience with other the RSSIA participants and faculty members;
- to upgrade your skills of research writing with Svetlana Suchkova (Head of AWC at HSE University).
All this will consequently lead to enhancing your research.

How can I apply?

Apply here
Your application must include:
— a registration form;
— a motivation letter (no longer than 300 words);
— a current research project description (no longer than 1500 words + references).
Please make sure you have your motivation letter and research proposal ready to be uploaded before you start the application process.

What topic my project proposal should be related to?

RSSIA 2022 scope includes (and goes far beyond) the following fields: Applied Microeconomic Theory, Economics of Education, Economic Incentives, Economic History, Industrial Organization, Institutions, Labour Economics, Public Economics, Sports Economics, etc. The empirical research proposals on other topics, requiring the use of tools of economic analysis and/or computer science techniques, are welcome.

What are the requirements for the project proposals?

Current research project description must be in English (MS Word, Times New Roman, size 12, space 1.5, standard margins) and must include project title, author(s) name(s), email(s), affiliation(s) and the following parts, titled and clearly separated in the text:
— introduction;

— aim of the project;
— hypotheses and methodology;
— (expected) results;
— references.

What about RSSIA working language?

Working language of the Summer School is English.

Who covers the costs of participation?

There is no registration fee. Organizers cover participants’ accommodation and food costs. However, participants cover their travel and visa costs.


For participation in the offline session in July:
 - Russian citizens must have a QR code
 - Foreign citizens must meet the official requirements for traveling to Russia

Few places will be available for online participation.

I have another question...

Do not hesitate to email us: rssia@hse.ru