Laboratory of Cultural Economics (LCE) is focused on the development and research of applied and basic projects in the field of hospitality and experience management, primarily contributing significantly to the development of the tourist brand of Russian destinations. Multilateral research covers such areas as tourism, gastronomy, museum management, creative spaces, hotel sector, event management and many others.
The laboratory works closely with the Master's program Arts and Сulture Management, providing students with the opportunity to take internships, participate in research projects with senior colleagues and implement their ideas.
Researchers at the HSE Laboratory of Cultural Economics (LCE) in St. Petersburg studied museums’ visitation policies during the lockdown measures. From June 1 – 9, 2020, the Laboratory of Cultural Economics joined the Russian Union of Museums to conduct a survey of 230 museums.
On June 16, Gordin Valery Ernstovich, head of the Laboratory of Culture Economics, was the speaker of an online seminar which was held as a part of the continuing education course “Technologies for Organization and Promotion of Events” developed by the Institute of Cultural Programs.
Tutors and lecturers of the master's program “Cultural and event tourism management” V.E. Gordin, Ya.V. Shokola, I.A. Sizova and A.N. Kudelkina, a first-year student of the program, gave a presentation at the State Hermitage at the seminar “Visitor and Attendance. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”. Their presentation was the result of the research conducted over the past year.