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ICSID conference 2020

ICSID conference "Comparative Perspectives on the Political Economy of Development"

The annual conference of our institutional partner, the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, took place last week, between June 9 and 11. Despite the unusual online format, the conference was a big success, and the…

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Call for Applications: 2 PhD positions at FSO/University of Bremen

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for 2 PhD positions at the Research Centre for East European Studies / University of Bremen (Germany) within the Innovative Training Network (ITN) "Mapping Uncertainties, Challenges and Future Opportunities of Emerging Markets: Informal Barriers,…

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9th Annual ICSID Online-Conference 2020

The 9th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutional Development will be held from June 9 to 11, 2020. The conference, organized by Andrei Yakovlev (Higher School of Economics Moscow) – Research Ambassador of the University of Bremen – will bring together scholars…

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Andrei Yakovlev as Research Ambassador of the University of Bremen

Our long-time colleague and friend Andrei Yakovlev from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow has been recently appointed "Research Ambassador" of the University of Bremen. In future he will represent the University of Bremen abroad, especially in Russia and Eastern Europe, and will act as a…

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New IERP Discussion Paper

A new paper by Michael Rochlitz, "Bureaucratic Discrimination in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes: Experimental Evidence from Russia", has just come out as a discussion paper at the Institute for Economic Research and Policy (IERP) of the University of Bremen. The paper is co-authored by Evgeniya…

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Putin’s Plan 2.0? What Might Stand Behind Russia’s Constitutional Reform

A comment by Michael Rochlitz on the recently announced overhaul of the Russian constitutional arrangements and the subsequent government reshuffle appeared in the latest issue of the Russian Analytical Digest. In his short analysis Michael Rochlitz discusses a rationale behind this unexpected…

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HSE Postdoctoral Fellowship Recruitment 2020/2021

Our partner institute, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, invites applications for postdoctoral positions for the 2020/2021 academic year. The positions are open in the following research fields: Economic History, Legal…

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Persuasion or Polarisation? Independent Media, Social Networks and Elections

Michael Rochlitz presented his paper “Persuasion or Polarisation? Independent Media, Social Networks and Elections” at the IERP seminar series at the University of Bremen on January 8, 2020. The paper is co-authored by Ruben Enikolopov (PompeuFabra/ NES Moscow), Koen Schoors (Ghent University) and…

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Giovanni Marin

Giovanni Marin at the IERP Economic Colloquium

Dr. Giovanni Marin, Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Urbino, Italy, was invited by Michael Rochlitz to give a talk at the regular Economic Colloquium at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics on December 10, 2019. The Colloquium is organized by the Institute for…

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Antrittsvorlesung

Inaugural Lecture of Michael Rochlitz

On December 5, Michael Rochlitz, Professor of Institutional Economics, gave his inaugural lecture (‘Antrittsvorlesung’) at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen. The inaugural lecture is a long-established tradition in German universities and a festive occasion…

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