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Scientists From HSE Awarded New Grants from RSF

The Russian Science Foundation has announced the most recent winners of three-year grants for scientific research. Among the recipients are a number of projects carried out by scientists at the Higher School of Economics.

8th LCSR International Workshop's Program is Published Online

Program of the 8th LCSR International Workshop «Quantitative Research of Social Changes Across the World» (Moscow, April 10-13, 2018), which will be held within the XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, is now published online.

Illustration for news: Ronald Inglehart and Christian Welzel will present Russian editions of their monographs at the XIXth April International Academic Conference

Ronald Inglehart and Christian Welzel will present Russian editions of their monographs at the XIXth April International Academic Conference

At the upcoming XIXth April International Academic Conference On Economic and Social Development, the leading staff of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research will present Russian editions of their latest monographs.

Illustration for news: Eduard Ponarin was invited to the Editorial Board of the Social Forces journal

Eduard Ponarin was invited to the Editorial Board of the Social Forces journal

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.

Illustration for news: Boris Sokolov's Article is Published in American Political Science Review

Boris Sokolov's Article is Published in American Political Science Review

An article by LCSR senior research fellow Boris Sokolov is published in American Political Science Review Journal!

LCSR's Post-Doc Positions in Comparative Studies

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.

Call for edited volume “Social Capital, Subjective Well-being and Modernization”

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.

LCSR has started data collection of the WVS-7 and the EVS-5

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).

New Preprint: Dictators’ Behavior Under Conditions of Economic Sanctions Cumulative Effect

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.

Illustration for news: Electoral Integrity Project published new datasets online

Electoral Integrity Project published new datasets online

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.