RUDN Professor speaks about the impact of exogenous shocks on financing innovative projects at an international conference in Poland
The expert described the study of investors' behavior under the influence of exogenous shocks, i.e. such changes in the international economy, which do not depend on the country's economic policy. "On the example of the Russian practice of implementing innovative projects, we have calculated how changing the level of world prices for major exported or imported goods can influence the investors’ behavior," noted the professor.
The event was held on the basis of Wroclaw University of Technology and brought together participants from France, the Netherlands, Russia, Finland, Poland and the United States.
A team of linguists from RUDN University established that a person’s ability to accurately differentiate between vowel sounds of a foreign language correlates with the size of their vocabulary in said language.
A geneticist from RUDN University studied the effect of Bifidobacterium (intestinal bacteria) on the inflammatory process and discovered that their surface protein is capable of stopping excessive or uncontrollable inflammation, like the one observed in COVID-19 patients. A fragment of this protein can be used as an anti-inflammatory medication when treating coronavirus and other diseases.
A mathematician from RUDN University developed a matrix representation of set functions. This approach is vivid and easy to check, and it makes the calculations easier. Among other things, the new development can be applied to cooperative game theory.