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Michael Rochlitz

Article in the „Weser-Kurier” about Michael Rochlitz

In 2021, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the University of Bremen, the newspaper “Weser-Kurier” is publishing every week a portrait of a scientist from the university. On May 31st, an article presented the research of Michael Rochlitz, about authoritarian economic systems in Eurasia.


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In der Wirtschaft

Michael Rochlitz on “In der Wirtschaft“ Podcast

On June 26, Michael Rochlitz was a guest on “In der Wirtschaft“ Podcast – a podcast about a variety of economic topics, conceived and recorded by (former) students of ‘Plurale Ökonomik’ Master’s program at the University of Siegen. The podcast episode was dedicated to the Russian economy and was…

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Sara Sokhey

Sarah Sokhey’s presentation at the Economic Colloquium

Sarah Wilson Sokhey, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, was invited by Michael Rochlitz to present her new research project “Russia Isn’t a Normal Oil State: Financial Rentierism under Putin” at the IERP Economic Colloquium on June 22. The paper is a joint research project…

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HSE building

10th ICSID Conference

On June 7-10, 2021, our cooperation partner, the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the HSE University, held its 10th annual conference. The conference, "Political Economy in a Changing World", brought together scholars from Europe, Russia, the US and Asia who…

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Russian Politics

A new article by Ekaterina Paustyan

Ekaterina Paustyan's paper 'A Treaty for the Rich and Politically Loyal? Explaining the Bilateral Center-Region Treaties in Post-Soviet Russia' has just come out in a new issue of Russian Politics. The paper, available in open access, studies the signing of bilateral treaties between the federal and…

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Workshop "Varieties of Populism in East and West"

On May 27, 2021, the team of Michael Rochlitz took part in the digital workshop “Varieties of Populism in East and West”. The event was part of the Alexander von Humboldt Institutional Partnership Project between Freie Universität Berlin and Higher School of Economics Moscow. 

David Karpa, Olga…

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Södertörn University

Book presentation at Södertörn University

On May 20, 2021, Michael Rochlitz presented his joint book with Alexander Libman (FUB), "Federalism in China and Russia: Story of Success and Story of Failure?", at a seminar at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES), Södertörn University. The book came out in 2019 and offers a…

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ZOiS podcast

Roundtable Osteuropa Podcast

Prof. Dr. Michael Rochlitz was invited to join Dr. Fabian Burkhardt (IOS Regensburg) on the Roundtable Osteuropa Podcast by the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS). The podcast episode, “30 Post-Soviet years: Economic policy and regime stability in Belarus and Russia”, was…

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Russia’s Economy: A Possible Vision for the Future

A new Russian Analytical Digest, a special issue about the state of the Russian economy, includes a piece by Michael Rochlitz. Michael wrote about the potential of the Russian economy, how the problem of Russia's economic stagnation - no real progress for more than ten years - is fundamentally…

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A book review at EAS by Olga Masyutina

Olga Masyutina’s book review of “The Putin Paradox” by Richard Sakwa came out in the latest issue of Europe-Asia Studies. The book is a dense and comprehensive overview of the last three decades of Russia’s history where Sakwa expounds on Putin phenomenon and its logic. He shows how many…

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