State Aid to Firms During Financial Crisis: Evidence from the Emerging European Countries.

SOKHEY SW, Duvanova D. Business and Politics . 18 (3) (2016): 225-262. Abstract: Decisions over state assistance to firms can hinge on whether politicians choose a strategy that favors particular interest groups, targets aggregate economic performance, or both. Which types of firms are more likely to receive financial help from...


Trade and the Recognition of Commercial Lingua Francas: Russian Language Laws in Post-Soviet Countries.

Liu AH, Roosevelt M, Wilson Sokhey S. Economics & Politics (October 2016). Abstract: Trade has the potential to influence a wide range of political and social outcomes. Using the post-Soviet context, we examine how language policies – vital components for how minorities are treated with far-reaching economic consequences – are...