Leonid Polishuk is a Laboratory Head and Professor of Applied Analysis of Institutions and Social Capital at the Higher School of Economics. He received his PhD degree from the Institute of Economics (the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences) in 1982.
He was involved in the Scholar Exchange project collaborating with the US and Canada Higher Institutions. Polishuk has published widely on a variety of topics across his academic expertise. His research interests focus on microeconomics.