The Higher School of Economics (HSE) was founded in 1992 in Moscow. The HSE alumni are regarded as the most employable in Russia in the sphere of economics. HSE is considered to be one of the top social and economic laboratories in Russia providing academic support for Russian state administration market reforms. It works in close partnership with different international institutions such as the World Bank, the British Council etc.
The ‘International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development’ has been held by the HSE every year since 2000. This conference is a major event in Russia, attracting hundreds of participants, including more than 100 foreign experts.