Stanislav Markus


Stanislav Markus
Ph.D., Harvard, 2009

Major Areas of Interest:

- Political Economy
- Rule of Law
- Post Communist Politics
- Corporate Governance
- Property Rights

Selected Publications:

- "Corporate Governance as Political Insurance: Firm-level Institutional Creation in Emerging Markets and Beyond," Socio-Economic Review 1 (2008): 69-98.
- "Capitalists of All Russia, Unite! Business Mobilization under Debilitated Dirigisme," Polity 39, No. 3 (2007): 277-304.
- "Secure Property as a Bottom-Up Process: Firms, Stakeholders, and Predators in Weak States," World Politics 64, No. 2 (April 2012): 242-277.

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Stanislav Markus is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His current book project investigates the security of property rights in weak states. He has published on firm-level strategies and the rule of law, including issues related to property rights, corporate governance, and lobbying. Stanislav has done extensive research in Russia and Ukraine, including a large-N survey of firms in both countries. Stanislav has been an Academy Scholar at Harvard as well as a visiting scholar at the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. His work has been profiled by the Council on Foreign Relations. For a full CV, please click here.