IR098 Political Economy of Corruption
IR125 International Political Economy
IR323 Political Economy of Industrialization and Development
Building Business in Post-Communist Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia: Collective
Goods, Selective Incentives, and Predatory States (Cambridge University Press, 2013.
In 2014, the book was awarded the Ed A. Hewett Book Prize for outstanding publication on the political economy of Russia, Eurasia and/or Eastern
Peer Reviewed Articles:
“Violent Conflict and Online Segregation: An Analysis of Social Network
Articles Communication Across Ukraine’s Regions,” Journal of Comparative Economics, (With Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, Alexander Nikolaev, and Alexander Semenov) Forthcoming.
“Do Social Networks Bridge Political Divides? The Analysis of VKontakte Social
Network Communication in Ukraine,” Post-Soviet Affairs, (With Alexander
Nikolaev and Alexander Semenov), May 2015.
“Policy Responsiveness of Post-Communist Governments,” Journal of
Self-Governance and Management Economics, (With Sooh-Rhee Ryu), September
“Economic Regulation, Red Tape, and Bureaucratic Corruption,” World
Development, July 2014.
“Bureaucratic Discretion and Regulatory Burden: Business Environment under
Alternative Regulatory Regimes,” British Journal of Political Science, July 2012.
“Firm Lobbying vs. Sectoral Organization: The Analysis of Business-State
Relations in Post-Communist Russia,” Post-Soviet Affairs, October-December
“Bureaucratic Corruption and Collective Action: Business Associations in the
Post-Communist Transition,” Comparative Politics, July 2007.
“Legislative Accountability in a New Presidential Democracy: Analysis of the
Single Member District Elections to the Russian State Duma,” Europe-Asia
Studies, (With Jakub Zielinski), December 2005.
“Business Representation in Eastern Europe: The Failure of Corporatism?” in
Interest Groups Lobbying: Europe, Conor McGrath, ed. (Edwin Mellen Press),
“Will Russia's economic turmoil affect its foreign policy?” Washington Post, Monkey Cage (12/18/2014)
“What does Boris Nemtsov's murder mean for Russia?” Washington Post, Monkey Cage (3/2/2015)
“Divide the Minds, Conquer the Land: How the War in Donbas Segregates the Nation,” VoxUkriane (8/10/2015)