World Value Survey website has been updated to include the first official release of the WVS 1981-2014 longitudinal file.
OPEC.ru published an article about new research conducted by Peter Meylakhs, senior research fellow of LCSR (Saint-Petersburg). The article is titled "Russian Drug Users are not Afraid of HIV Threat".
HSE is included in QS World University Ranking as one of the world`s top universities in the subject "development studies" ("51-100"). HSE is the only Russian university that was announced as one of the best in this category.
The joint IDEA, UN and WVSA Expert Meeting “Monitoring the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, targets and indicators: The role of social surveys” was held in New York. Tatiana Karabchuk participated in the meeting as Principal Invistigator from HSE and LCSR.
New article written by Fabio Sabatini (LCSR associate researcher) and his colleague titled “Structural social capital and health in Italy” was published in “Economics and Human Biology”.
The lecture by Eric Uslaner (University of Maryland) titled "The Historical Roots of Corruption" gained attention in Russian mass media. "Gazeta.ru" conducted an interview with the professor regarding his opinion about different aspects of corruption issue.
An interview with Marharita Fabrikant, associate researcher of LCSR, was published on the website of Russian newspaper "Kommersant”. An article is titled "How education prevents the formation of national pride."
A week-long training methodological workshop "Economic and Social Changes: values effects across Eurasia” on advanced quantitative methods in comparative studies came to a close on April 6, we have prepared a brief overview of it. The workshop included presentations by the members of LCSR and EBES, series of practical workshops, and reports of the participants. The presentations are available online.
Presentations of Fifth LCSR International Workshop`s participants and key lecturers are available online. Please, find them attached.
Does the economy influence the way people bring up their children? How can we determine and measure a child’s utility? How can parenting styles be categorized in an economic model? These are the questions that Professor Fabricio Zilibotti of the University of Zurich addressed in his honorary lecture ‘Parenting with Style’, which he delivered at the April International Academic Conference.