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Members of the Wisconsin Russia Project have produced cutting-edge social science research on Russia.

These articles below were prepared with funding support from the Wisconsin Russia Project, sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Vice Chancellor for Graduate Research and Education of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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2020

Agasisti, T., Egorov, A., & Maximova, M. (2020). Do merger policies increase university efficiency? Evidence from a fuzzy regression discontinuity design. Higher School of Economics, Research Paper No. WP BRP 226/EC/2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3560077

Blume, L.,  Durlauf, S., & Lukina, A. (2020). Poverty traps in Markov models of the evolution of wealth. Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Economics of Change SP II 2020-303, WZB Berlin Social Science Center.

Charron, A. (2020). ‘Somehow, we cannot accept it’: Drivers of internal displacement from Crimea and the forced/voluntary migration binary. Europe-Asia Studies, 72(3), pp. 432-454. DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2019.1685649

Herrera, Y., Shirikov, A., & Kofanov, D. (2020). Eurasia and postcommunism: Weasel words? in Weasel Words and the Analysis of “Postcommunist” Politics” A Symposium, East European Politics and Societies: and Cultures, 34(2), pp. 283-325. https://doi.org/10.1177/0888325419900244

Kondakov, A. (2020). The queer epistemologies: Challenges to the modes of knowing about sexuality in Russia. In Z. Davy, A. C. Santos, C. Bertone, R. Thoreson, & S. E. Wieringa (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Global Sexualities: Two Volume Set (Vol. 1, pp. 82-98). London: Sage.

Sadigov, T. (2020). Invention commercialization among Russian scientists: Bridging the gap between ideational and material realms. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1108/CCSM-12-2019-0224

Trifonov, D. (2020). Political connections of Russian corporations: Blessing or curse? Higher School of Economics Research, Paper No. WP BRP 230/EC/2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3587032

2019

Charron, A. (2019). Crimean tatars’ postcolonial condition and strategies of cultural Decolonization in mainland Ukraine. Euxeinos: Governance and Culture in the Black Sea Region, 9(28), pp. 26-46.

Coynash, H., & Charron, A. (2019). Russian-occupied Crimea and the state of exception: Repression, persecution, and human rights violations. Eurasian Geography and Economics, 60(1), pp. 28-53. https://doi.org/10.1080/15387216.2019.1625279

Chapman, H. S., & Gerber, T. P. (2019). Opinion-formation and issue-framing effects of Russian news in Kyrgyzstan. International Studies Quarterly, 63(3), 756–769. https://doi.org/10.1093/isq/sqz046

Dower, P. C., Finkel, E., Gehlbach, S., & Nafziger, S. (2019). Democratization as a continuous choice: A comment on Acemoglu and Robinson’s correction to ‘why did the west extend the franchise?’ Journal of Politics. http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3207569

Dower, P. C., & Pyle, W. (2019). Land rights, rental markets and the post-socialist cityscape. Journal of Comparative Economics, 47(4), pp. 962-974. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2019.08.003

Kondakov, A. (2019). The influence of the ‘gay-propaganda’ law on violence against LGBTIQ people in Russia: Evidence from criminal court rulings. European Journal of Criminology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477370819887511

Kosyakova, Y., & Gerber, T. P. (2019). Adult education, stratification, and regime change: Upgrading and sidestepping in Russia, 1965–2005. American Sociological Association, 92(2). 124-149. DOI: 10.1177/0038040718823192

Prasolov, A. V., Lukina, A. A., & Dukhno, E. P. (2019). On the dynamics of different qualification labor in macroeconomic aspect. In T.V. Alexandrovich (Ed.), International Scientific and Practical Conference Contemporary Issues of Economic Development of Russia: Challenges and Opportunities (pp. 743-752). Future Academy.

Sidorkin, O., & Vorobyev, D. (2019). Extra votes to signal loyalty: Regional political cycles and national elections in Russia. Public Choice. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11127-019-00747-8

2018

Chapman, H. S., Marquardt, K. L., Herrera, Y. M., Gerber, T. P. (2018). Xenophobia on the rise? Temporal and regional trends in xenophobic attitudes in Russia. Comparative Politics, 50(3). https://doi.org/10.5129/001041518822704944

Chirninov A. (2018). Bremya dokazyvaniya v konstitutsionnom sudebnom protsesse Rossii i SShA [The burden of proof in Russian and American constitutional litigation]. Sravnitel’noe konstitutsionnoe obozrenie, 27(6), pp. 101-116. (In Russian). DOI: 10.21128/1812-7126-2018-6-101-116

Chirninov A. (2018). Netipichnye dokazatel’stva v konstitutsionnom sudebnom protsesse Rossii i SShA [Non-traditional evidence in Russian and American constitutional litigation]. Sravnitel’noe konstitutsionnoe obozrenie, 27(3), pp. 47-72. (In Russian). DOI: 10.21128/1812-7126-2018-3-47-72

Dower, P. C., Finkel, E., Gehlbach, S., & Nafziger, S. (2018). Collective action and representation in autocracies: Evidence from Russia’s great reforms. American Political Science Review, 112(1), 125-147. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055417000454. Michael Wallerstein Award for best article in political economy. European Politics and Society Best Article Award, honorable mention.

Dower, P. C., & Markevich, A. (2018) The Stolypin reform and agricultural productivity in late imperial Russia. European Review of Economic History, 23(3), pp. 241–267. https://doi.org/10.1093/ereh/hey015

Dower, P. C., & Markevich, A. (2018). Labor misallocation and mass mobilization: Russian agriculture during the Great War. Review of Economics and Statistics, 100(2), 245-259. https://doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00726

Kondakov, A. (2018). Crip kinship: A political strategy of people who were deemed contagious by the shirtless Putin. Feminist Formations 30(1), 71-90.   doi:10.1353/ff.2018.0004

Kondakov, A. (2018). Mezhdunarodnye diskussii o gomoseksual’nosti: jeffekty bumeranga v potokah vlasti [International discussions of homosexuality: boomeranging effects in power currents]. Sociologiâ vlasti, 30(1), pp. 14-32.

Kondakov, A. (2018). Mezhdunarodnye diskussii o gomoseksual’nosti: jeffekty bumeranga v potokah vlasti [International discussions of homosexuality: boomeranging effects in power currents]. Sociologiâ vlasti, 30(1), pp. 14-32.

Kofanov, D., Shirikov, A., & Herrera Y. (2018). Sovereignty and regionalism in Eurasia. In. A. Paasi, J. Harrison, & M. Jones (Eds). Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories, Edward Elgar Publishing (pp. 395-406). https://doi.org/10.4337/9781785365805.00044

Sidorkin, O., & Vorobyev, D. (2018). Political cycles and corruption in Russian regions. European Journal of Political Economy, 52, 55-74.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2017.05.001

Ukhvatova, M. (2018). Naputstviya okhraniteley.Religioznaya ritorika na inauguratsiyakh rossiyskikh gubernatorov. [Blessing of the guardians. Religious rhetoric at inauguration of governors in Russia]. Politiya. Analiz. Khronika. Prognoz, 89(2), pp. 89-101. (In Russian).  DOI: 10.30570/2078-5089-2018-89-2-84-101

2017

Finkel, E., Gehlbach, S., & Kofanov, D. (2017). (Good) land and freedom (for former serfs): Determinants of peasant unrest in European Russia, March–October 1917. Slavic Review, 76(3), pp. 710-721. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/slr.2017.179