1,357 Works

Contrary Memories

Andrea Zemskov-Züge
In my paper, I will focus on the transitional justice mechanisms of truth finding and reconciliation. In recent years, there have been some fruitful attempts to transform the perception of past violence and enable processes of reconciliation between Georgian and Abkhaz stakeholders of war memorialization. The Berghof Foundation has engaged in the wide-scale process of tackling these issues by taking into account differing – even contradictory – perceptions of past events on both sides of...

Mother Tongue Education in Conflict-Affected Regions

Shalva Tabatadze
Language education in conflict and post-conflict societies is one of the main sources of inter-ethnic tension. However, non-discriminative language eduction is also an opening for the improvement of inter-ethnic relation and reconciliation. This paper outlines the positive effects of mother tongue education and bilingualism for conflict-affected societies. Analysing statistical data on the educational system of Abkhazia, the paper identifies significant shortcomings in the field of mother tongue education for ethnic Armenian, Georgian and Abkhazian schoolkids....

The Dynamics of “Unfreezing” Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

David Sarkisyan
This article investigates the micro-dynamics of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by examining variation in the intensity of fighting on the line of contact in the period from 2010 to 2017. Cycles of escalation and de-escalation are presented along with the patterns identified by an approximation function. These patterns are interpreted regarding long-term trends and short-term spikes, each correlated with the intensity of the negotiation process. The discontinuous case of the April “4-day war”, which falls outside...

Protracted Conflicts in Regional and World Politics

Yanina Osadcha
The paper examines the role of external factors in the intensity and duration of armed conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. The authors propose that higher levels of intervention lead to a higher intensity of fighting and longer duration of conflicts. Also, the issue of transformation of state institutions and the probability of their survival during the conflicts is addressed.

The Application of International Human Rights Law in De Facto States

Lucia Leontiev
This paper aims to explore whether and, if so, on what basis international human rights law applies to de facto territorial entities such as ex-Soviet Union de facto states. The paper first defines de facto states, which is followed by a short presentation of their status under international law. The paper then argues that despite their unrecognised status under international law, de facto territorial entities have human rights obligations, and they are required to respect...

Identity (Trans)Formation in Divided Ethnic Groups

Sahib Jafarov
The primary purpose of this paper is to shed light on identity issues, with the focus on identity transformation in split ethnicities. After the fall of the Soviet Union, the majority of ethnic conflicts, such as those involving the Lezgins, Talysh, Ossetians and Armenians, sprang out of people’s perception of separation by borders as a major threat to their unique identity. In the case of Lezgins, identity transformation from ethnicity to religiosity occurred in a...

A Legal Overview of the Situation of National Minorities in Transnistria

Andrei Iovu
The present study seeks to elucidate the situation of national minorities in Transnistria by considering the region’s legislative framework. The primary objective of the research is to explain how national minorities’ rights are regulated in the context of secessionist Transnistria, which is de jure a territory of the Republic of Moldova. The paper examines the legal framework of the region by using the de facto doctrine. In particular, the research highlights that while the Republic...

Introduction

Sebastian Relitz
All the protracted conflicts in the former Soviet space have some features in common. They are conflicts over a contested status or statehood of an area with an increased international dimension. Together with the renewed East–West confrontation, the unresolved conflicts around Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, South Ossetia, Transnistria, and Eastern Ukraine fuel the distrust between states and societies in Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus. Both phenomena have become increasingly interconnected over the course of the last...

Protracted Peacebuilding of Protracted Conflicts

Nataliia Haluhan
The peacebuilding process tends to create spoilers. Traditional theory interprets spoilers as non-state actors. At the same time, this pattern has already been broken, as has been demonstrated in the area of the former Soviet Union in recent years, particularly in Ukraine. The existence of a powerful state actor opposed to a peace agreement, which can be proved using a rhetorical analysis of failed negotiations, creates a spectrum of new challenges. To interpret and overcome...

War and Peace in Karabakh

Shushan Ghahriyan & Anna Atoyan

Civil Society and Peacebuilding

Cécile Druey
Official and unofficial strands of mediation and dialogue each have their potential, but also their limits, and should not be seen as competing, but as complementing one another. However, the fact is that the different “tracks”, or political levels of peacebuilding, often act in isolation from, or even in opposition to, one another. Civil society could play an interesting role in mediating the different levels, and therewith make the effort for peace more effective. However,...

Political Parties in the System of Settlement of Ethno-Political Conflicts

Anatoliy Dirun

Understanding the Centrifugal Forces in Asymmetric Power-Sharing Arrangements

Elena Antohi

Multilingual Education in Abkhazia

Rustam Anshba

Obstacles and Opportunities for Dialogue and Cooperation in Protracted Conflicts

Sebastian Relitz

ifo World Economic Survey (2017q4)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe, Gernot Nerb & Johanna Garnitz
Self-administered questionnaire

ifo World Economic Survey (2017q3)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe, Gernot Nerb & Johanna Garnitz
Self-administered questionnaire

ifo Business Survey Trade (2017a)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe & Stefan Sauer
Der ifo Konjunkturtest für den Handel wird seit 1950 monatlich vom ifo Institut erhoben. Kern des Fragenprogramms sind qualitative Urteile zu aktuellen ökonomischen Parametern der Unternehmen wie z.B. der allgemeinen Situation, dem Umsatz, den Lagerbeständen oder der Bestelltätigkeit sowie Fragen zu den Entwicklungen in den kommenden Monaten, u.a. den Beschäftigten- oder Preiserwartungen.

ifo Business Survey Service Sector (2017a)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe & Harald Blau
Der ifo Konjunkturtest für das Dienstleistungsgewerbe wird seit 1995 quartalsweise und seit 2004 monatlich vom ifo Institut erhoben. Kern des Fragenprogramms sind qualitative Urteile zu aktuellen ökonomischen Parametern der Unternehmen wie z.B. der allgemeinen Situation, dem Umsatz, der Nachfrage oder den Beschäftigten sowie Fragen zu den Entwicklungen in den kommenden Monaten, u.a. den Beschäftigten- oder Preiserwartungen.

ifo Business Survey Industry (2017a)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe, Wolfgang Ruppert & Christian Seiler
Der ifo Konjunkturtest für das Verarbeitende Gewerbe wird seit 1949 monatlich vom ifo Institut erhoben. Kern des Fragenprogramms sind qualitative Urteile zu aktuellen ökonomischen Parametern der Unternehmen wie z.B. der allgemeinen Situation, der Preisentwicklung, Kreditrestriktionen oder der Beschäftigtenzahl sowie Fragen zu den Entwicklungen in den kommenden Monaten, u.a. den Export-, Beschäftigten- oder Preiserwartungen.

ifo Business Survey Construction (2017a)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe, Wolfgang Ruppert & Ludwig Dorffmeister
Der ifo Konjunkturtest für das Bauhauptgewerbe wird seit 1956 monatlich vom ifo Institut erhoben. Kern des Fragenprogramms sind qualitative Urteile zu aktuellen ökonomischen Parametern der Unternehmen wie z.B. der allgemeinen Situation, der Bautätigkeit, der Preisentwicklung oder der Kapazitätsauslastung sowie Fragen zu den Entwicklungen in den kommenden Monaten, u.a. den Beschäftigten- oder Preiserwartungen. Der überwiegende Teil der Fragen wird für verschiedene Bausparten (z.B. Straßen, Hoch- und Tiefbau) erhoben.

EBDC Business Expectations Panel (2017)

Ralf Elsas, Oliver Falck & Joachim Winter

ifo Investment Survey Industry (2016)

Timo Wollmershäuser, Klaus Wohlrabe & Annette Weichselberger
Der ifo Investitionstest für das Verarbeitende Gewerbe wird seit 1955 halbjährlich (im Frühjahr und im Herbst) vom ifo Institut erhoben. Kern des Fragenprogramms sind quantifizierte Angaben zu den Investitionen der jüngsten Vergangenheit, des laufenden Jahres und – im Herbst – auch des folgenden Jahres. Des Weiteren werden die Unternehmen zu ihren Investitionszielen befragt und einmal im Jahr – in der Herbsterhebung – werden sie gebeten, den Einfluss vorgegebener Faktoren (Auftragslage, Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten, Ertragslage usw.) auf Ihre...

An Empirical Study on the Existence of Convergence for Energy Per Capita

Kenichi Shimamoto
Economic and Business Review

Resource Types

  • Text
    1,019
  • Dataset
    250
  • Collection
    62
  • Interactive resource
    8

Publication Year

  • 2018
    30
  • 2017
    192
  • 2016
    177
  • 2015
    132
  • 2014
    107
  • 2013
    372
  • 2012
    278
  • 2011
    51
  • 2010
    3
  • 2009
    3
  • 2008
    5
  • 2007
    1
  • 2005
    2
  • 2004
    3
  • 1996
    1

Registration Year

  • 2018
    48
  • 2017
    211
  • 2016
    910
  • 2015
    99
  • 2014
    51
  • 2013
    27
  • 2012
    5
  • 2011
    6

Data Centers

  • Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg Carl von Ossietzky
    866
  • RWI - Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung e.V.
    154
  • LMU-ifo Economics & Business Data Center
    100
  • Faculty of Economics University of Ljubljana
    61
  • ZBW Journal Data Archive
    52
  • Zentrum für ökonomische Bildung in Siegen
    41
  • Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS)
    34
  • e-Journal of Practical Business Research
    20
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Marketing
    16
  • International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics
    4
  • Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)
    4
  • Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH (ZEW)
    4
  • Joachim Herz Stiftung (Programmbereich Wirtschaft)
    1