“Ordoliberalism Revisited,” Changing Societies and Personalities 6:1 (2022), pp. 10-34.


“Regulating Competition in the Digital Platform Economy: Russia and China,” (with Jiwei Qian and Svetlana Avdasheva), Problems of Post-Communism, (forthcoming).


“Inequality and Workforce Development in the Post-COVID Environment: The Case of Maine,” Maine Policy Review 30:2 (2021), pp. 116-125.


Inequality and Workforce Development in the post-COVID-19 Environment,” Economic and Political Studies (2022), pp. 1-23.


Career Trajectories of Regional Officials: Russia and China Before and After 2012,” (with Andrei Yakovlev, Elena Ovchinnikova and Alexander Chasovsky), Eurasian Geography and Economics (forthcoming). 


“Institutional Challenges to Workforce Development in Maine,” Maine Policy Review (29:1 (2020), pp. 19-28.


“Encouraging Skill Development: Evidence from Public-Private Partnerships in Education in Russia’s Regions,” (with Israel Marques), European Journal of Political Economy (forthcoming).


Income Inequality and Food Insecurity in Russia,” Russian Politics 4 (2019), pp. 1-30.


“Zhong, Mei, E, zhiye jiaoyu zhong de xiaoqi hezuo,” [China, US, and Russia Education-Enterprise Cooperation in Vocational Education], Peking University Education Review 17:2 (April 2019), pp. 2-26. 


“Public-Private Partnerships for Skill Development in the United States, Russia, and China,” (with Po Yang), Post-Soviet Affairs 36:5/6, (2020), pp. 495-514.


“Partnerships for Skill Development in Russia,” (with Israel Marques II), Post-Communist Economies (forthcoming).


“The Reform of Skill Formation in Russia: Regional Responses,” (with Israel Marques II), Europe-Asia Studies (forthcoming).

“Bureaucratic Politics and Labour Policy in China,” China: An International Journal 16:3 (August 2018), pp. 97-119.


“Russian Economic Inequality in Comparative Perspective,” Comparative Politics 50:3 (April 2018), pp. 395-416.


Public-Private Partnerships in TVET:  Adapting the Dual System in the United States,” Journal of Vocational Education & Training 70:4 (2018), pp. 497-522.


“Institutional Change in Authoritarian Regimes: Pension Reform in Russia and China,” Problems of Post-Communism 66:5 (2019), pp. 301-314.


“Gosudarstvenno-chastnye partnerstva v sfere SPO: adaptatsiia nemetskoi modeli dual’nogo obrazovaniia,” [“State-Private Partnerships in the Sphere of Secondary Vocational Education: Adaptation of the German Model of Dual Education”] Zhurnal Novoi ekonomicheskoi assotsiatsii 4(36), 2017, pp. 182-189.


“Business-Government Cooperation in VET: A Russian Experiment with Dual Education,” Post Soviet-Affairs (2017) <>


Published in Chinese as “Zhíyè jiàoyù yǔ péixùn zhōng de qǐyè-zhèngfǔ hézuò: Èluósī de “shuāng yuán zhì” jiàoyù shíyàn” (“Business-Government Cooperation in VET: A Russian Experiment in Dual Education,” Peking University Education Review 14:3 (July 2016), pp. 34-58; also published as “Sotrudnichestvo biznesa i gosudarstva v sfere SPO: rossiiskii eksperiment s dual’nym obrazovaniem,” preprint by National Research University – Higher School of Economics Basic Research Program Working Papers, Series Political Science WP BRP 38/PS/2016 (2016): 1-33.


“Regional Variation in Business-Government Relations in Russia and China,” Problems of Post-Communism 63:1 (2016), pp. 1-12.


“Institutional Variation among Russian Regional Regimes: Implications for Social Policy and the Development of Non-Governmental Organizations,” Voluntas (DOI 10.1007/s11266-015-9643-6).


“Performance Incentives and Economic Growth: Regional Officials in Russia and China,” Eurasian Geography and Economics, with Michael Rochlitz, Andrei Yakovlev and Vera Kulpina, 56:4 (2015),  pp. 1-25.


“The Impact of the 2008 Labor Contract Law on Labor Disputes in China,” (with Xiaowen Cui). Journal of East Asian Studies 15:2 (2015), pp. 271-299.


“Why is Interregional Inequality in Russia and China Not Falling?” Communist and Post-Communist Studies 48 (January 2015): 1-13.


“Governors’ Dilemmas: Economic and Social Policy Trade-Offs in the Russian Regions (Evidence from Four Case Studies),” (co-authored with Irina Soboleva, Anton Sobolev and Mark Urnov), Europe-Asia Studies 65:10 (2013): 1855-1876.


“The Russian Middle Class as Policy Objective,” Post-Soviet Affairs 27(2)  (2011): 1-37.


“Dominant Party Regimes and the Commitment Problem: The Case of United Russia,” (with Ora John Reuter) Comparative Political Studies 42(4)  (2009): 501-526.


“Putin, Parliament and Presidential Exploitation of the Terrorist Threat,” Journal of Legislative Studies, 15:2/3 (June-/September 2009), 219-238. Also published in John E. Owens and Riccardo Pelizzo, eds., The ‘War on Terror’ and the Growth of Executive Power?  A Comparative Analysis (London and New  York: Routledge, 2010), pp. 117-135.


“Patronage and Power: Russia’s Dominant Party Regime,” Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 49:2 (2008), pp. 213-228.


“Patronage and the Party of Power: President-Parliament Relations under Vladimir Putin,” Europe-Asia Studies 60:6 (August 2008) 965-993.  Condensed version published as “Patronazh i partiia vlasti: vzaimootnosheniia parlamenta i prezidenta v period chetvertoi Gosudarstvennoi Dumy,” Neprikosnovennyi zapas (Moscow) (February 2008).


“Mandates, Parties, and Dissent: The Effect of Electoral Rules on Parliamentary Party  Cohesion in the Russian State Duma, 1994-2003,” (with Jana Kunicova). Party Politics  14:5 (2008): 555-574.


“The Russian Federal Assembly, 1994-2004,” Journal of Legislative Studies. 13:1 (2007): 121-141.  Also in David M. Olson and Philip Norton, eds., Post-Communist and Post-Soviet Parliaments: The Initial Decade (London and New York: Routledge, 2008), pp. 110-130.


“Lawmaking and Decree Making in the Russian Federation: Time, Space and Rules in Russian National Policy Making,” (with Steven S. Smith and Moshe Haspel), Post-Soviet Affairs 22:3 (2006), pp. 249-275. 


“Presidential Support in the Russian State Duma,” Legislative Studies Quarterly  31:1 (February  2006), pp. 5-32.


“Majorities without Mandates: The Russian Federation Council since 2000,” Europe-Asia Studies 55:5 (2003), pp. 667-691. 


“Prospects for a Democratic Left in Postcommunist Russia,” Journal of Policy History  15:1 (2003), pp. 130-148.


“Russia’s Federal Assembly and the Land Code,” East European Constitutional Review 11:3 (Summer 2002), pp.  99-104. 


“Putin and the Duma,” Post-Soviet Affairs 17:4 (November-December 2001), pp. 285-308.

“Russia and the ‘Strong State’ Ideal,” East European Constitutional Review 9:1/2 (Winter/ Spring 2000), pp. 65-69.


“Putin’s Agenda,” Brown Journal of World Affairs, vol. 7, no. 1 (winter-spring 2000), pp. 1-11.


The Evolution of Executive-Legislative Relations  in  Russia  since 1993,”  Slavic Review 59:3 (fall 2000), pp. 499-520.


“Decrees, Laws, and Inter-Branch Relations in the Russian Federation” (with Steven S. Smith and Moshe Haspel), Post-Soviet Affairs 14:4 (1998), pp. 287-322.


“Electoral Institutions and Party Cohesion in the Russian Duma,” (with Moshe Haspel and Steven S. Smith) Journal of Politics 60:2 (May 1998), pp. 417-39.


“Theories of Legislative Institutions and the Organization of the Russian Duma,” (with Steven S. Smith), American Journal of Political Science 42:2 (1998), pp. 545-572.


“Political Conflict and Institutional Design: Paths of Party Development in Russia,” Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 14:1-2 (March-June 1998), pp. 201-223.


“Political Goals, Institutional Context, and the Choice of an Electoral System: The Russian Parliamentary Election Law,” (with Steven S. Smith), American Journal of Political Science 40:4 (November 1996), pp. 1280-1299.


“The Early Legislative Process in the Russian Federal Assembly,” (with Steven Smith), Journal of Legislative Studies 2:1 (Spring 1996), pp. 161-192; also in Philip Norton and David M. Olson, eds., The New Parliaments of Central and Eastern Europe (London: Frank Cass, 1996).


“The Development of Parliamentary Parties in Russia,” (with Steven S. Smith), Legislative Studies Quarterly 20:4 (November 1995), pp. 457-489.


“Regime Transition and the 1990 Soviet Republican Elections,” (co-author with Kathleen Montgomery) Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 10:1 (March 1994), pp. 55-79.


“Sovietology and System Stability,” Post-Soviet Affairs 8:4 (October-December 1992), pp. 239-269.


“Regime Transition in Communist Systems: The Soviet Case,” Soviet Economy 6:2 (1990), pp. 160-90.  Reprinted in Frederic J. Fleron, Jr. and Erik P. Hoffmann, eds., Post-Communist Studies and Political Science: Methodology and Empirical Theory in Sovietology (Boulder: Westview Press, 1993).


“Soviet Society under the Old Regime,” review essay, Problems of Communism (November-December 1989).


“Renegotiating Soviet Federalism: Glasnost’ and Regional Autonomy,” Publius  19 (Summer 1989).


“A Socialist Pluralism of Opinions: Glasnost’ and Policy-Making under Gorbachev,” Russian Review, (July 1989).  Reprinted in Alexander Dallin and Gail Lapidus, eds., The Soviet System in Crisis (Westview Press, 1991, 1992).


“Federalism and Segmented Communication in the USSR,” Publius, vol. 15, no. 4 (Fall 1985), pp. 113-132.


“Politics and Professionalism in Soviet Journalism,” Slavic Review, v. 44. no. 3 (Fall 1985), pp. 489-503.


“Soviet Public Opinion and the Effectiveness of Party Ideological Work,” Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1983.


“Policy Innovation and Soviet Media Campaigns,” Journal of Politics, v. 45, no. 1  (February 1983), pp. 220-227.


“Varga and the Foundation of Soviet Planning,” Soviet Studies, v. 34, no. 4 (October 1982), pp. 585-600.


       “Institution Building in Bolshevik Russia: The Case of State Kontrol’,” Slavic Review, v. 41, no. 1 (Spring 1982), pp. 91-103.


       “The Mass Media and Public Communication in the USSR,” Journal of Politics, v. 43, no. 3 (August 1981), pp. 803-817.


      “The Politics of International Communication,” (co-author), Studies in Third World Societies, no. 9 (September 1979), special issue: Third World Mass Media: Issues, Theory, and Research, pp. 57-70.


       “Trotsky, War Communism, and the Origin of the NEP,” Studies in Comparative Communism, (Spring/Summer 1977), pp. 44-60 (under name Ernest Clark).


       “Revolutionary Ritual: A Comparative Analysis of Thought Reform and the Show Trial,” Studies in Comparative Communism,” (Autumn 1976), pp. 226-243 (under name Ernest Clark).