New Economic School

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New Economic School
Российская экономическая школа
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Motto Never Ending Success
Established 1992
Type private
Endowment $18,000,000
President Valeriy Makarov
Rector Simeon Djankov
Dean Zarema Kasabieva
Academic staff
Students 406 (2013)
Undergraduates 128
Postgraduates 276
Location Moscow, Russia
Nickname NES

New Economic School, NES (in Russia known as the “Russian Economic School” — Российская экономическая школа, РЭШ) is a graduate school of economics in Moscow, Russia.

Academic programs[edit]

  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Masters in Finance
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Alumni and students[edit]

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the New Economic School graduation in Gostinny Dvor, Moscow, July 7, 2009

As of October 2010, 800 young economists hold Masters of Arts in Economics degree from the New Economic School and 60 students have graduated from the Masters in Finance program. More than 500 are working in Russia, including 440 in the private sector, mostly in international companies, investment banks, and consulting. 280 NES graduates went to continue their studies in PhD programs (such as Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Chicago, Stanford University, Yale University, Northwestern University, Columbia University, New York University, the University of Pennsylvania, the London Business School, and the University of Toulouse).

More than 60 PhDs work as economics faculty in foreign universities: MIT, Princeton University, Stanford, Yale, the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia, UPenn, NYU, LSE, LBS and others, in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; 21 PhDs came back to Russia.

Most students have their first degree in mathematics, physics, or economics, with 40% from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, another 20% from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and 10% from the Novosibirsk State University. 30% are female and more than a half comes from outside of Moscow, many being citizens of other countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Faculty and research[edit]

The core of NES is the resident faculty of 22 young Russian economists with PhDs in economics and finance from the leading universities, including Harvard, MIT, London Business School, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

These faculty members represent Russian economics in the global economics profession by participating in the international conferences and publishing in the leading international economics journals, including Econometrica, The American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Business, and the American Political Science Review.

NES faculty carries out academic and applied research on the major problems of the Russian economy at the Center for Economic and Financial Research at NES. CEFIR at NES is ranked as 21st economic think tank in the world by RePEc.[1]

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