Call for Papers

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at Higher School of Economics in Moscow together with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) in collaboration with International Journal of Public Administration (IJPA) are pleased to invite submissions to the workshop: “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development”

The workshop is a part of the 20th Annual April International Conference on Economic and Social Development that will take place at Higher School of Economics in Moscow on April 9-12, 2019. The event attracts a large number of researchers from the world’s leading universities with a variety of topics being discussed.

Contributions from the fields of political economy, economics and political science are invited. Selected papers presented at the workshop will be published in a special issue of IJPA in 2020. All nominated papers are subject to a blind peer-review.

We welcome submissions that adopt theoretical as well as empirical, qualitative as well as quantitative research designs and that can offer useful insights into the development of state capitalism and its consequences for economic and political development.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Varieties of capitalism and the role of the state in the economy
  • History of state capitalism
  • Historical development of “state” and “economy” as distinct spheres of social action
  • Comparative studies of state capitalism
  • Economic efficiency of public enterprises
  • Economic performance under state capitalism
  • Effect of state capitalism on corruption
  • Effect of state capitalism on inequality and social welfare
  • Trajectories of political regime development under state capitalism

Workshop working language is English.

Submission

To participate in the workshop, please submit a draft of the paper or an extended abstract (up to 1000 words), together with a short CV, to Professor Andrei Yakovlev to ayakovlev@hse.ru by 10 January 2019. Applicants will be informed about the selection before 25 January 2019, and the authors of accepted proposals are expected to submit full papers by 1 March 2019.

The Selection Committee will include: Miklos Szanyi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Andrei Yakovlev (Higher School of Economics, Russia & EACES), Judit Ricz (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Jürgen Jerger (University of Regensburg, Germany & EACES), Amanda Zadorian (Higher School of Economics, Russia), Thomas Remington (Emory University, USA), Jutta Guenter (Bremen University, Germany), Nikolay Nenovsky (Université de Picardie, France).

 

 

 

 

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