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Seminarreihe des Arbeitsbereichs Ökonomie am IOS

Zeit: Dienstag, 13.30–15.00 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 109)
Programm Herbst / Winter 2018/2019

Forschungslabor: „Geschichte und Sozialanthropologie Südost‐ und Osteuropas“

Zeit: Donnerstag, 14–16 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 017)
Programm Wintersemester 2018/2019

Jüdisches Leben in Regensburg und Mitteleuropa

Eine Vortragsreihe der "Offenen Hochschule" im Hinblick auf die sich der Neueröffnung der Synagoge im Frühjahr 2019.

Veranstalter: Volkshochschule der Stadt Regensburg in Kooperation mit dem Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung und der Universität Regensburg
Datum: November 2018 bis Februar 2019
Zeit: jeweils montags, von 19.30-21.00 Uhr
Ort: Lesehalle der Stadtbücherei, Haidplatz 8, 93047 Regensburg
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Maps in Libraries 2019

First International GeoPortOst Workshop on Maps in Libraries.
Dates: 13 and 14 March 2019
Location: Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, IOS (Regensburg).
Call for papers
Please submit your application online via the IOS application Portal.
Submission deadline: 15 December 2018

Jahrestagung/Annual Conference 2019:
Firms and Social Change in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. Historical, Political and Economic Perspectives
Dates: May 23–25, 2019
Location: IOS Regensburg, Landshuter Str. 4, 93047 Regensburg
Call for papers
Deadline for paper proposal submissions: December 21, 2018

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13. March 2018
Vorträge

Extra Votes to Signal Loyalty: Regional Political Cycles and National Elections in Russia

Ein Vortrag von Dmitriy Vorobyev (University of Wisconsin-Madison) im Rahmen der Seminarreihe des AB Ökonomie am IOS.
Datum: 13. März 2018
Zeit: 13.30 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 109)

Under the system of appointment of regional governors by the president which existed in Russia in 2004–2012, governors' loyalty to central government and especially their ability to deliver satisfactory results to ruling party in national-level elections were crucial to his likelihood of being re-appointed for the next term. In this paper, we test whether governors attempted to increase their likelihood of being re-appointed by delivering additional votes to ruling party. We argue that delivering satisfactory results may have different importance to a governor depending on the stage of his term at which elections are held. If elections are held close to the expiration of a governor's current term, the results are likely to be pivotal to his further political career. Exploiting variation in the starting and expiry dates of Russian regional governors' terms of office, we find that winning margins for a pro-government party across Russian regions in national-level elections held in 2004--2012 were substantially higher when elections are closer to the expiration of a regional governor's term. Contrariwise, in 1999–2003, when governors were subject to a direct vote by regional population, no similar effect is found. We then implement several exercises to identify the source of the additional votes for ruling party, and demonstrate that governors, while unlikely using means of electoral fraud, exerted efforts to stimulate turnout.