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Regionalism and State Weakness

February 6, 2014

  Abstract: Scholars of state development have paid insufficient attention to the question of regionalism; too often modeling state-building as the extension of the authority of a 'center' over...

From Prague Spring to Arab Spring: Global and Comparative Perspectives on Protest and Revolution, 1968-2012

March 2, 2012

36th Annual Stanford - Berkeley Conference on Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies    From Prague Spring to Arab Spring:  Global and Comparative Perspectives on Protest and Revolution, 1968...

Colonialism, Collaboration, and Criminality: How Europe and East Asia Confront the Memory and Legacy of World War II

June 16, 2011

Even though the last of the remaining aged survivors of the Second World War who fought and suffered through its horrors are now dying out, interpretations of what happened remain politically and...

When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

February 11, 2010

This talk provides an overview of deliberative democracy projects conducted by the Center for Deliberative Democracy and its partners in China, Northern Ireland, Brazil, Bulgaria, Greece, Poland...

Poland in an Integrated Europe: Perspectives for sustainable development, greater innovation and strategic partnership in the globalized economy

April 30, 2008

Economic security, sustainable development, clean energy and energy security, better regulations, greater innovativeness and the growing share of Polish economy in the international market; these...

Russia's Capitalist Revolution: Why Market Reform Succeeded and Democracy Failed

February 13, 2008

Anders Åslund is specializing on postcommunist economic transformation, especially the Russian and Ukrainian economies.

Supporting Revolution: American NGOs and Poland's Transition to Democracy, 1981-1989

January 8, 2008

Greg Domber received his A.B in History and Philosophy from Lafayette College in 1997 and recently completed his Ph.D. in History at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Ethical and Economic Case for Global Redistribution

November 2, 2007

Branko Milanovic is lead economist in the World Bank research group and visiting professor at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Why did Russia Succeed in Building a Market Economy But Not a Democracy?

January 31, 2007

Anders Åslund joined the Institute for International Economics in 2006.

Waves and Troughs

April 28, 2006

In 2006, under the auspices of the Program on Democracy, CDDRL initiated a project called "Waves and Troughs of Post Communist Reform." The project is led jointly by Michael McFaul and Kathryn...

Democracy Promotion and the Presidential Elections in Belarus

April 5, 2006

Trygve Olson is a political and public affairs professional who brings nearly twenty years of experience, working on five continents, to his profession.


Laura Jakli Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL