HSE has signed an agreement for a double degree programme with the Free University of Berlin in Germany. The agreement encompasses the Master's programme in Comparative Social Research and its German counterpart will be the ‘East European Studies’ programme.
The head of the LCSR, professor Eduard Ponarin was invited to become a member of the Editorial Board of Social Forces, an international journal for social research.
An article by LCSR senior research fellow Boris Sokolov is published in American Political Science Review Journal!
The Higher School of Economics Laboratory for Comparative Social Research in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of sociology, political science or economics. The applicant’s research in the lab will be focused on cross-cultural comparisons using WVS/EVS, ESS or similar data. Deadline: February 15, 2018.
The Moscow Government has presented various awards to several young HSE researchers - Aigul Mavletova, Evgeny Feigin and Alexey Vdovin.
The winner of Golden Reference Award was announced in Moscow at the Golden HSE Award ceremony in Moscow. In 2017, LCSR chief research fellow Christian Welzel has become the winner!
The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research invites you to contribute a chapter to the Springer’s volume “Social Capital, Subjective Well-being and Modernization”. Deadline for abstracts is January 10th, 2018.
Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) has started data collection of the 7th wave of the World Values Survey (WVS) and the 5th wave of the European Values Study (EVS).
An article by Kirill Chmel (LCSR research assistant), Alexander Demin and Kirill Kazantcev «Dictators’ Behavior Under Conditions of Economic Sanctions Cumulative Effect», has recently been published in the Working Papers Series «Political Science» issued by the HSE Basic Research Programme.
Dataset on Perceptions of Electoral Integrity (PEI-5.5) by Pippa Norris, Thomas Wynter and Max Grömping is available now! This dataset by the Electoral Integrity Project evaluates the quality of elections held around the world. Based on a rolling survey collecting the views of election experts, this research provides independent and reliable evidence to compare whether countries meet international standards of electoral integrity. The datasets are available for analysis at three levels: COUNTRY-level (161 observations); ELECTION-level (260 observations), and also EXPERT-level (2,961 observations). The link to the database is located in the "Resources" section of the LCSR website.