Dr Janis Kluge

Dr Janis Kluge


Research Division: Eastern Europe, Eurasia
Senior Associate

janis.kluge(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-253

2017 PhD (Economics) at Witten/Herdecke University

2016 Doctoral fellow at the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS)

2015 Researcher in the Competence Network "Institutions and Institutional Change in Post-Socialism"

2012–2016 Lecturer at Europa-Kolleg Hamburg and Witten/Herdecke University

2012–2015 Doctoral fellow in the post-graduate programme "Social Market Economy" (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung)

Areas of Expertise:

Russian Federation, Population trends, Trade

Economic development and trade in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Russian state budget, sanctions, Russian domestic politics


SWP Publications (selection):

Janis Kluge

Kremlin Launches Risky Pension Reform

Plan to Raise Retirement Age Undermines Confidence in Russian Leadership

SWP Comment 2018/C 28, July 2018, 4 Pages
Fabian Burkhardt, Janis Kluge

Dress Rehearsal for Russia’s Presidential Election

Moscow Tightens Grip on Regional Governors and Budgets

SWP Comment 2017/C 37, October 2017, 4 Pages
Janis Kluge

Brief Respite for Lukashenka

Russian Loans Alleviate Minsk’s Immediate Financial Woes, but Deepen Dependency

SWP Comment 2017/C 15, May 2017, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Janis Kluge

Can Regulatory Competition Improve Contracting Institutions? A Russian Tale of Two Reforms

Journal of Contextual Economics, Jahrgang 137, Ausgabe 1-2, Dezember 2017, S. 121-147.
Janis Kluge

Foreign direct investment, political risk and the limited access order

in: New Political Economy, Jahrgang 22, Ausgabe 1, Januar 2017, S. 109-127

SWP Comments

Brian Carlson
Vostok-2018: Another Sign of Strengthening Russia-China Ties

Not an Alliance, but Defense Cooperation Is Growing


Lidia Averbukh, Margarete Klein
Russia-Israel Relationship Transformed by Syria Conflict

Political Interests Overshadow Social and Economic Ties


SWP Research Papers

Uwe Halbach
Chechnya’s Status within the Russian Federation

Ramzan Kadyrov’s Private State and Vladimir Putin’s Federal “Power Vertical”


Sebastian Schiek
Movement on the Silk Road

China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative as an Incentive for Intergovernmental Cooperation and Reforms at Central Asia’s Borders