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National Research University Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Market Studies and Spatial Economics

Center for Market Studies and Spatial Economics

How to make the metropolitan area work? Neither big government, nor laissez-faire In print

Gaigné C., Riou S., Thisse J.

Journal of Public Economics. 2016.

Book chapter
Occupational choice of migrants: does NEG tell something new?

Ivanova V. I., Ushchev P., Vakhitova H.

In bk.: XVI Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества: в 4 кн.. Bk. 1. M.: Higher School of Economics Publishing House, 2016. P. 596-598.

Working paper
Specialization vs Competition: An Anatomy of Increasing Returns to Scale

Bucci A., Ushchev P.

Economics. EC. Высшая школа экономики, 2016. No. WP BRP 134/EC/2016.

The research Center aims at obtaining meaningful results in economic theory and empirical research.

The research is based on a new class of models of market systems with free entry.

Our main goals

  • the study of new possibilities of the monopolistically competitive markets under removal of restrictions on the constant elasticity of substitution between goods in consumption;
  • extended analysis of the model of monopolistically competitive markets by including it in models of endogenous growth and multi-product output;
  • study of the nature of asymmetric solutions agglomeration model of core-periphery type;
  • empirical study of Russian interregional and international trade accounting for heterogenity of firms, sectors and trade flows;
  • development and testing of computable general equilibrium models in the regions.

Paper by MSSE research fellow accepted at the Annals of Operations Research

The paper "Methods of Digraphs for Multi-dimensional Screening" by the MSSE leading research fellow Sergey Kokovin (co-authored with Babu Nahata from the University of Louisville) has been accepted for publication at the Annals of Operations Research.

MSSE research assistants have been accepted to high-ranked European universities

MSSE research assistant Maxim Goryunov has been granted a Max Weber Fellowship for a two-year post-doctoral position at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. 

MSSE research assistant Maxim Senkov has been accepted for the PhD program at CERGE-EI (Prague, Czech Republic).

Paper by MSSE reserach fellow accepted by American Economic Journal

The paper "Affirmative Action: One Size Does Not Fit All" by MSSE Leading research fellow Alexander Tarasov co-authored with Krishna, Kala has been accepted for publication by the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2): 215-52.