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What’s new in econometrics? (Part 2)

Day two of the 2nd International conference on Modern Econometric Tools and Application at the Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod. Mikhail Zitlukhin from Steklov Mathematical Institute in Moscow addresses a question which is relevant for any actor in the financial market: How to invest money optimally? The common approach is to compare scores […]... Read More
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What’s new in econometrics?

The 2nd International Conference on Modern Econometric Tools and Applications (EC2015) is currently taking place at the Higher School of Economic Campus in Nizhny Novgorod (pictured), some 500km east of Moscow. Svetlana Bryzgalova from Stanford University presented a quite impressive and sophisticated approach to estimate the consumption risks both of bonds and stocks. Dean Fantazzini […]... Read More
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Metro 2020

Today I took note of the plan for Moscow Metro in 2020 (external link: m24.ru/infographics/3428; M24 is for москва24, a broadcaster). In Russian words my response was: вот ето да, maybe something like OMG, or so. 64 new metro stations will be constructed in the 2015-2020 period; and 14 additional new ones have been finished […]... Read More
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When and why public administration innovates (pt. 2)

(Featured photo: Alexandra Selivanova //  Селиванова Александра Владимировна) This is part II of a talk that I delivered at HSE Open Day 2015 at Moscow’s Gorky Park on Sept 9: In my last post I gave some anectoal evidence on public sector innovation from the OECD-world. But what is the empirical evidence – what drives […]... Read More