Doctor of Social Science, Professor
Experience in organising and conducting more than 200 domestic and foreign researches, more than ten years of managing an analytical agency and an IT company.
The educational program is designed to train personnel for non-profit organisations, private companies and government agencies operating in the field of economics and finance as well as in other fields of activity.
In the center of the educational program there are the following disciplines: Methodology, Sociological Research Methods and Techniques in the field of Economics and Finance; Sociological and Other Statistical Data Processing Using Computer Technology; Research in Financial Markets, Economic and Financial Behavior; Internet-Based Technology for Organising Sociological Communication.
Scientific research is an integral part of the the educational process and is also carried out by experienced sociologists and highly qualified faculty members on the following topics: modern social mechanisms of economic relations; financial markets, financial behavior and financial relations in modern russian society; labor market and labor relations, migration and demography; mechanisms of social management; public opinion on various issues of economics, finance, and politics; quality, duration and "cost" of life; consumer activity in using financial instruments by households; business lending and insurance conditions, taxation; new trends in the economy as well as a wide list of other topics relevant to modern Russian society.
New technologies are used in the learning process: multimedia demonstrations; modeling of sociological research using computers and modern statistical software packages; game technologies: brainstorming, modeling of problem situations, workshops; creative analysis of social information and databases available on the Internet; analysis of creative solutions in terms of communications and sociological research.