Dissertation Project

“Transplanting Institutions across Borders: Economic Development Zones in the Far East”

Personal Profile

10|2013 – 09|2015 Universität Duisburg-Essen, MA Contemporary East Asian Studies
MA Thesis: “Political risk analysis for logistics MNCs in China: an application of the Political Bargaining Model”
09|2008 – 08|2013 Vladivostok State University of Economics,
Diplom in International Relations, Interpreting (double major)

Research Focus

  • Institutional transfer and transformation
  • China’s economic miracle
  • Development of the Russian Far East
  • Special Economic Zones


  • Universität Duisburg-Essen, research assistant at the Institute of East Asian Studies
  • Far Eastern Center of Regional Studies, deputy director
  • Deutsch-Chinesische Wirtschaftsvereinigung, e.V.