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Lonely people become less happy with age

Anna Shirokanova (LCSR Senior Research Fellow) gave an interview to OPEC.ru. She briefly described the results of her own research and explained why the level of happiness of lonely people decreases with age.

Opportunities and consequences of the nationalist development

An article by Marharyta Fabrykant (LCSR  Associate Researcher ) titled "Opportunities and consequences of the nationalist development: will future become a new past?" was published in Russian scientific journal "Social Science and Modernity".

The middle class in St. Petersburg is disappearing

Eduard Ponarin (LCSR director) gave an interview to one of the largest Russian business media holdings "RBC" and explained why the middle class in St. Petersburg is disappearing now.

Inequality and Modernization

New article by Ronald Inglehart (Scientific Supervisor of LCSR) titled "Inequality and Modernization. Why Equality Is Likely to Make a Comeback" was published in the recent issue of "Foreign Affairs".

The results of 2015!

NRU HSE has summarized the academic results of 2015. We congratulate the LCSR colleagues whose articles were announced in the list of the best researches.

New fellow of the German National Academy of Sciences

Professor Christian Welzel has been appointed as a fellow of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina). Congratulations!

Nationalism in the USSR

New article by Andrey Shcherbak (LCSR Senior Research Fellow) titled "Nationalism in the USSR: a historical and comparative perspective" was published in the recent issue of "Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity".

Alejandro Moreno`s lectures at the Faculty of Social Sciences

From 19 to 26 of November Alejandro Moreno gave a series of lectures on the election polling, voting behavior, campaign effects and political attitudes in Latin American countries. The presentation and video are available online!

How ethnic structure affects civil conflict

New article by Alexander Kustov (LCSR Associate Researcher) titled "How ethnic structure affects civil conflict: A model of endogenous grievance" was published in Conflict Management and Peace Science.

Work Ethic among Muslims and Protestants

New article by Anna Shirokanova (LCSR Senior Research Fellow) titled "A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence" was published in Social Compass, December issue.