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Prof. Dr. Michael Rochlitz

Michael Rochlitz

Professor of Institutional Economics

Contact

Address: Max-von-Laue-Straße 1, 28359 Bremen

Building: WiWi2, Room: F 2040

E-Mail: michael.rochlitzprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Phone: +49 (0)421 218-66990

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Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions

 

Since 2019

Professor of Institutional Economics, University of Bremen

Since 2014Associate Fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, (ICSID), Higher School of Economics, Moscow
  

Past Positions

 

2017 - 2019

Research Fellow,  Chair of Eastern European Studies, Institute of Sociology, Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich

2014 - 2017

Assistant Professor, School of Politics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow

2013-2014

Post-doctoral Fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), Higher School of Economics, Moscow

  

Education

 

2009 - 2013

PhD in Economics, Institute for Advanced Studies, IMT Lucca

2012 - 2013

Visiting Lecturer, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg

2010 - 2011

Visiting Researcher, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London

2007 - 2008

MSc Development Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

2002 - 2007

MA Development Studies, Sciences Po Paris

 

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Publications

2020

Bureaucratic Discrimination in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes: Experimental Evidence from Russia, with Evgenija Mitrokhina and Irina Nizovkina, European Journal of Political Economy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2020.101957

Property Rights in Russia after 2009: From Business Capture to Centralized Corruption?, with Anton Kazun and Andrei Yakovlev, Post-Soviet Affairs, 36(5-6): 434-450

Collective Memories, Propaganda and Authoritarian Political Support, with Alessandro Belmonte, Economic Systems, 44(3): 100771

Putin’s Plan 2.0? What Might Stand Behind Russia’s Constitutional Reform, Russian Analytical Digest, 246: 8-9

2019

Federalism in China and Russia: Story of Success and Story of Failure? with Alexander Libman, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

The Political Economy of Collective Memories: Evidence from Russian Politics, with Alessandro Belmonte, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 168: 229-250

The Return of the Siloviki: An Introduction, Russian Politics, 4(4): 493-498

Control over the Security Services in Periods of Political Uncertainty: A Comparative Study of China and Russia, with Nikolay Petrov, Russian Politics, 4(4): 546-573

2018

The Siloviki in Russian Politics (2018), with Andrei Soldatov, in The New Autocracy: Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin's Russia, edited by Daniel Treisman, Brookings

The Power of the Siloviki: Do Russia’s Security Services Control Putin, or Does He Control Them? (2018), Russian Analytical Digest, 223: 2-4

2017

Violent Pressure on Business and the Size of the Informal Economy: Evidence from Russian Regions (2017), in The Informal Economy in Global Perspective, Polese et al. (ed.), Springer Nature

2016

Unter Räubern - Russland: Investitionsrisiko Unternehmensplünderungen, with Anton Kazun and Andrei Yakovlev, Osteuropa, 66(5): 95-110

2015

Performance Incentives and Economic Growth: Regional Officials in Russia and China, with Vera Kulpina, Thomas Remington and Andrei Yakovlev, Eurasian Geography and Economics, 56(4): 421-445

At the Crossroads: Putin's Third Presidential Term and Russia's Institutions, Political Studies Review, 13(1): 59-68

How (Not) to Measure Russian Regional Institutions, with A. Baranov, E. Malkov, L. Polishchuk and G. Syunyaev, Russian Journal of Economics, 1(2): 154-181; Russian version published in Voprosy Ekonomiki, 87(2): 69-10

2014

Corporate Raiding and the Role of the State in Russia, Post-Soviet Affairs, 30(2-3): 89-114; paper included in "The Russian Economy" (2017), a collection of "the most informative and influential works on the Russian economy", edited by Stephen Fortescue

Absorptive Capacity Compared: Evidence from Sectoral Data, with Letizia Montinari, Applied Econometrics and International Development, 14(2): 25-46

 

Memberships

Associate Fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Member of the Russia Political Insight  Team

Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics (SIOE)

Association for Slavonic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)