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Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge

ISSEK was founded in 2002 as a part of the National Research University — Higher School of Economics (HSE) for providing scientific research on statistics, socio-economic development in science, technology, and innovation, education and training, information and communication technologies. ISSEK research places HSE as a Russian centre of expertise in the field of statistics and new economy.

 

XIX April International Academic Conference

April 10 & 11: HSE ISSEK plenary reports

April 11—12: session S “Science & Innovation”

April 11—13: associated sessions organised by HSE ISSEK

 

Publications
Book
BRICS Innovative Competitiveness Report 2017

Edited by: M. Li, X. Zhao, M. Huang et al.

Singapore: Springer Singapore, 2018.

Article
Bridging S&T and innovation in Russia: A historical perspective In print

Gershman M., Gokhberg L., Kuznetsova T. et al.

Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 2018.

Book chapter
The Latent Role of Universities in Boosting Innovations: An Informational Approach

Ivanova I., Johnson M., Krupenskiy N.

In bk.: Innovation and the Entrepreneurial University. Springer, 2018. Ch. 14. P. 299-316.

Working paper
Mapping the Radical Innovations in Food Industry: A Text Mining Study

Kuzminov I. F., Bakhtin P. D., Khabirova E. et al.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION. НИУ ВШЭ, 2018. No. WP BRP/80/STI/2018.

New Double Degree Programme with Seoul National University

HSE ISSEK and the College of Engineering at Seoul National University have signed an agreement for a double degree programme which involves the HSE’s Master Programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation and the ‘Technology Management Economics and Policy’ (TEMEP) at the College of Engineering of Seoul National University.

Pi Indicators

On the 14th of March, the world celebrates the 30th anniversary of Pi (π) Day. On this occasion, we examined how frequently this mathematical constant appeared in our publications. And there were a lot of such π-indicators.

Digital Outlook of Russian Scientists

Experts at the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge found out to what extent modern digital technologies have taken over the activities of Russian PhD holders.

A Milestone Birthday of Professor Miles

Ian Douglas Miles, DSocSci, Professor of Technological Innovation and Social Change at MIoIR, University of Manchester (UK), and Head of HSE ISSEK Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation, is known as a classical author of books / publications on futures studies, STI policy, service economy and Knowledge Intensive Business Services. He is a cheerful and warmhearted person, who has put tremendous effort into research to make life easier for the society and continues to generously share his knowledge and experience with everyone. We are happy to congratulate our colleague on his birthday!

Illustration for news: Fewer People in Corporations, but More Promising Careers in Research

Fewer People in Corporations, but More Promising Careers in Research

On February 12, the winners of last year's Student Research Paper Competition were announced. Not only did they receive prizes, but also had the opportunity to put some thought-provoking questions to the university administration. HSE portal selected five questions which are highly relevant to researchers at HSE and internationally, and the responses are below.

Leonid Gokhberg’s Comment to HSE Web-portal about ‘Russian Science in Figures’

On the Russian Science Day (February 8) an infographic report entitled ‘Russian Science in Figures’ was published. Leonid Gokhberg, director of ISSEK and the first vice-rector of HSE, has commented some of its main points to HSE web-portal.

Facts about Science in Russia from HSE Research Studies

Science — a large branch of economics in which, the resources are consolidated, transactions are carried out, and significant units of scales are created — requires a consistent, and systemic description. For the past 15 years, the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of the Higher School of Economics has been studying the state of science in Russia using a system of statistical indicators. ISSEK provides long-term foresight on scientific development based on foresight tools. On the occasion of the Day of science in Russia, HSE ISSEK issued two program publications — the infographic report "Russian Science and Technology in Figures" and data book "Science and Technology Indicators".

New Values in the Innovation Policy 'Toolbox'

On January 24, 2018, the Higher School of Economics jointly with RVC JSC held an expert discussion on indicators and instruments of the government’s policy of innovative development, designed for the National Report on Innovation in Russia — 2017.

Higher School of Economics Creates a Platform of the Best Science Management Practices

The HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge with support from the Ministry of Education and Science launches the online project 'Knowledge Network' to Share Best R&D Management Practices and S&T Results”.

Illustration for news: ‘I Chose the Programme for Its Flexibility’

‘I Chose the Programme for Its Flexibility’

Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation has been offered by HSE ISSEK since 2014. It helps students acquire knowledge about science, technology and innovation management and policy. Below, Dirk Meissner, Academic Supervisor of the programme, talks about its key features and development. Besides, first and second-year international students describe their reasons for enrolling in the programme and share their experience of studying at HSE.

Foresight and STI Governance no 1, 2018

The new issue of the Foresight and STI Governance journal is devoted to the various aspects of innovative development and the creation of strategies at the regional, sectoral and network levels.

Foresight and STI Governance no 4, 2017

The special issue of the Foresight and STI Governance journal various aspects of labour market in the context of technological transformations are being considered.

Science. Technology. Innovation: 2017: Pocket Data Book

The pocket data book contains main indicators characterizing S&T and innovation potential of the Russian Federation. There are the information about intellectual property, S&T output, data of international comparisons given.

Foresight and STI Governance no 3, 2017

The special issue of the Foresight and STI Governance journal covers various aspects of innovation entrepreneurship in transition economies

Education in Figures: Pocket Data Book

The pocket data book contains main indicators characterizing trends in the developmentof general, as well as lower and secondary vocational and higher education in the Russian Federation. It also covers key education indicators for OECD countries.

Foresight and STI Governance no 2, 2017

In the special issue of the journal various aspects of the integration of education, research and innovation activities of universities based on the model of “knowledge triangle” are being considered. The experts from Russia, Great Britain, Austria, Sweden, Iran, Indonesia and OECD share the achievements upon the subject.

Monitoring of Engineering and Industrial Design Market in Russia

The analytical report commissioned to the HSE ISSEK by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation presents the results of the pilot surveys of the Russian engineering and industrial design market, and describes methodological aspects of the monitoring.

Indicators of Education: 2017

The publication presents statistical data reflecting the current values and dynamics of major indicators measuring education and literacy in the Russian Federation, the number of students, links between the education sector and the labour market, and the funding allocated to this sector.

S&T Foresight Study for the Russian Agricultural Sector Until 2030

The report presents the S&T foresight study for the agricultural sector of the Russian Federation until 2030, developed by the Higher School of Economics at the request of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation with the participation of representatives of leading scientific organizations, universities, companies, industrial unions and associations, technological platforms.

Global Trends and Prospects of S&T Development in the Russian Federation

The publication presents brief abstracts of the report to the XVIII April International Academic Conference and contains a description of global trends that can have the greatest impact on the development of the economy and society in Russia and abroad, as well as the likely scenarios of the country's scientific and technological development. The material is based on the results of long-lasting studies conducted by the HSE ISSEK, as well as on the results of the data mining system.

Pi Indicators

On the 14th of March, the world celebrates the 30th anniversary of Pi (π) Day. On this occasion, we examined how frequently this mathematical constant appeared in our publications. And there were a lot of such π-indicators.

Facts about Science in Russia from HSE Research Studies

Science — a large branch of economics in which, the resources are consolidated, transactions are carried out, and significant units of scales are created — requires a consistent, and systemic description. For the past 15 years, the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of the Higher School of Economics has been studying the state of science in Russia using a system of statistical indicators. ISSEK provides long-term foresight on scientific development based on foresight tools. On the occasion of the Day of science in Russia, HSE ISSEK issued two program publications — the infographic report "Russian Science and Technology in Figures" and data book "Science and Technology Indicators".

ISSEK in 2017

In the building on Myasnitskaya Street (number 11) almost 200 employees of the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge have spent 247 working days, or 1976 working hours, or 118,560 working minutes. The 2017 year was a threefold milestone: Higher School of Economics turned 25, HSE ISSEK turned 15, Foresight and STI Governance journal turned 10. Lots of challenges and achievements marked this triple anniversary.