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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".…


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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…


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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…


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Book presentation by Margarita Balmaceda

Prof. Margarita Balmaceda presented her new book “Russian Energy Chains: The Remaking of Technopolitics from Siberia to Ukraine to the European Union” (Columbia University Press) at the last session of the IERP Economic Colloquim on July 19, 2022.

The book provides a comprehensive picture of the…


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Koen Schoors at the IERP Colloquium

On July 12, 2022, Prof. Koen Schoors from Ghent University (Belgium) presented his research on “Tsarist elites still make a killing: Contemporaneous wage premiums of emigrated Tsarist elites” at the IERP Economic Colloquium at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. Koen was invited to Bremen…


HdW

Discussing AI in the Haus der Wissenschaft on July 9

Michael Rochlitz was invited to give a public talk at the event series “Wissen um 11” which is held by the Haus der Wissenschaft in Bremen every Saturday at 11 a.m. and is designed to bring science to the general public. Michael’s presentation was about artificial intelligence, Big Data and state…


Russian economy

Issue of Russian Analytical Digest on Economic Dysfunctionalities

The new issue of Russian Analytical Digest includes contributions by Olga Masyutina and Ekaterina Paustyan, and Michael Rochlitz. In their analysis, Olga and Ekaterina discuss how imperfections in Russian political and economic institutions undermine the efforts to solve the mounting problem of…