This is the fourth visit of students from Brigham Young University as part of the student mobility programme.
Guido Ferradini, Italian lawyer, Vice-President of the Italian Association of Labour Law Lawers (Associazione degli Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani), Partner at ‘Studio Legale Ferradini & Associati’ delivered a lecture on the reforms of Italian labour law at HSE Nizhny Novgorod.
In Nizhny Novgorod, battery collection boxes can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Today, thanks to the initiative shown by HSE students, there are four more boxes.
In his open lecture, Professor Guillermo Owen, one of the founders of contemporary game theory, gave an overview of and introduction to the theory, and discussed different problems arising in game theory with the audience, offering concrete examples. The lecture took place in English.
A lecture by the Microsoft Developer Tour team took place at HSE Nizhny Novgorod. Dmitry Soshnikov, Tatyana Smetanina, Maria Berzin and Evgeny Shkliar told the students how to develop different applications easily and how to use cloud technologies.
On March 19th, a master class for students by managers of Procter & Gamble was held at the Faculty of Management.
The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation has conducted an All-Russian student contest on the financial markets called Fincontest. Olga Golyakova, a student in the HSE Faculty of Management in Nizhny Novgorod (programme in Management, Global Business track), made it to the finals in the contest.
For a business startup to grow and thrive, its employees should have a vested interest in its success. Employee incentives may include bonuses, equity and profit sharing, recognition of accomplishments, opportunities for career development, and flexible work schedules. But being inspired by a new challenge and proud of work well done can motivate people even more effectively, according to Olga Gaponova, Associate Professor at the Department of General and Strategic Management, HSE Branch in Nizhny Novgorod.
April 10th is the closing date for applications for this year’s Fund for Educational Innovation (FOI) competition. Alexei Malafeev, Associate Professor at the Department for Foreign Languages, HSE Nizhny Novgorod, explains how to create an interesting project and put it into practice. His programme for teaching English Exercise Maker won the FOI competition two years ago.
Russian firms prefer to freeze rather than cut employee wages during crises, reasoning that high inflation will cause real wages to drop anyway, while nominal wage cuts may prompt valued employees to leave, suggests Alexander Larin, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, HSE Branch in Nizhny Novgorod, in his paper 'Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity: Unions' Achievement or Employers' Choice?'