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DGO Congres

CEECON 2022

On October 6-7, 2022, the first edition of the DGO-Congress of Central and East European Studies took place at the Free University Berlin. The Congress is designed to be the largest multidisciplinary conference on Central and Eastern Europe in the German-speaking realm. The event is a cooperation…


New SSRN working paper

A new paper by Michael Rochlitz, Olga Masyutina, Koen Schoors and Yulia Khalikova “Authoritarian Durability, Prospects of Change and Individual Behavior: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Russia” is out as a SSRN working paper.

Abstract: How does the prospect of an autocrat remaining in office…


Istanbul

Conference “Topics in Political Economy of Development” at Columbia University Global Center-Istanbul

Michael Rochlitz, Olga Masyutina and Ekaterina Paustyan presented their current research at the Conference “Topics in Political Economy of Development” at Columbia University Global Center-Istanbul on September 30-October 1, 2022:

Michael Rochlitz and David Karpa, “Authoritarian Surveillance and…


HWK

Workshop at Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) Delmenhorst

On September 19-21, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) in Delmenhorst held a workshop on “The future of social research in and on Russia and Ukraine”. The event was organized by Dr. Jan Matti Dollbaum und Prof. Dr. Michael Rochlitz and featured presentations by experts on political institutions,…


diginomics book

New book "Diginomics Research Perspectives"

A new book "Diginomics Research Perspectives: The Role of Digitalization in Business and Society" is out at the Springer publishing house and available online. The book, edited by Lars Hornuf, is a compilation of papers by members of the Diginomics Research Group at the Faculty of Business Studies…


Uppsala

Conference on Russian Regional Politics in Uppsala

On September 8-9, 2022, Michael Rochlitz participated in a conference "Russian Regional Politics: The Kremlin, Regional Actors and Regime Longevity prior to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (2018-2022)" with a presentation on "The Economic Consequences of a Limited Access Order: Evidence from Russia".…


Jutta Michael

Michael Rochlitz as acting head of Chair of Economics of Innovation and Structural Change

Since September 1, 2022, Michael Rochlitz, Professor of Institutional Economics, is also acting head of the Chair of Economics, esp. Innovation and Structural Economics. The professorship is formally led by Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther who serves as President of the University of Bremen since September…


Innsbruck

ECPR Conference in Innsbruck

Olga Masyutina took part in the 2022 General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) that was held at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, from August 22 to August 26, 2022. Olga presented her paper "Environmental Politics in Authoritarian Regimes: Waste Management in…


Summer School on Migration and Development

On August 14-20, 2022, Ekaterina Vorobeva participated in the Summer School on Migration and Development that took place at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. The Summer School was organised by Geographic Migration Centre in cooperation with IMISCOE, the largest network of migration…


NBER

NBER Summer Institute

Michael Rochlitz participated in the 45th annual NBER Summer Institute conference in Cambridge, the USA. Michael and his co-author Ruben Enikolopov presented their paper “The Effect of Independent Online Media in an Autocracy” on the IT and Digitization panel.

The NBER Summer Institute is one of…