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Sarah Wilson Sokhey. 2017. The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

                2018 Co-Winner of the Ed A. Hewett Book Prize for outstanding publication on the political economy of Russia, Eurasia and/or Eastern Europe from the Association for Slavic,                       East European, and Eurasian Studies sponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
                Olivér Kovács, "Review of Sarah Wilson Sokhey: The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries," European Mirror (Európai Tukör                                     Special Edition 1, 2018, page 115-118.

Journal Articles & Book Chapter

Joseph B. Schaffer, Sarah Wilson Sokhey, and A.Kadir Yildirim. Forthcoming (Published online December 2017). "Classy Behavior: The Big Political Role of Small Business Owners,” Comparative European Politics.

Amy Liu, Megan Roosevelt, and Sarah Wilson Sokhey. 2017. “Trade and the Recognition of Commercial Lingua Francas: Russian Language Laws in Post-Soviet Countries," Economics & Politics, Vol. 29, Issue 1 (March), pp. 48-68.

Dinissa Duvanova and Sarah Wilson Sokhey. 2016. “State Aid to Firms During Financial Crisis: Evidence from the Emerging European Countries,” Business & Politics, Vol. 18, No. 3 (October), pp.225-262.

Sarah Wilson Sokhey. 2015. “Market-Oriented Reforms as a Tool of State-Building: Russian Pension Reform in 2001,” Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 67 (5): 695-717.

Sarah Wilson Sokhey and A.Kadir Yildirim. 2013. “Economic Liberalization and Political Moderation: The Case of Islamist and Communist Parties,” Party Politics, Vol. 19 (2): 230-255.

Irfan Nooruddin and Sarah Wilson Sokhey. 2012. "Credible Certification of Child Labor Free Production." In The Credibility of Transnational NGOs: When Virtue is Not Enough, edited by Peter Gourevitch, David A. Lake, and Janice Gross Stein. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 62-85 (Chapter 3). (This is a peer-reviewed chapter prepared for inclusion in an edited volume.)

Work in Progress

“Trade and Liberalization: How Doing Business with Russia Constrains Post-Communist Economies,” with Moonhawk Kim. Using a cross-sectional dataset of countries over time, we consider how trade with Russia influences trade liberalization. 

"The Foundations of Social Policy Support: Experimental Evidence on How Institutional Quality Affects Redistributive Preferences," with Israel Marques. We conduct laboratory experiments in the US and Russia to see how institutional quality affects social policy preferences. This is part of a larger book project including experimental data, survey experiments, cross-national data, and case studies.

“Authoritarian Education” with Margaret Hanson. We examine the connection between authoritarianism and investing in higher education with a focus on the post-communist countries and the case of Kazakhstan. 

“Authoritarian Policy Diffusion: Healthcare Reforms across the Regions of Russia,” with Srinivas Parinandi and Pavel Bacovsky. We model the diffusion of healthcare policies across the regions of Russia

“Booms & Busts: How Exogenous Shocks in Revenue Affect Spending” with Irfan Nooruddin and Quintin Beazer.  We analyze how changes in revenue influence spending allocations across regime types.

"Rewriting the Social Contract? Survey Evidence on Pension Reform in Mexico and Russia," Uses survey data from Mexico and Russia to compare public reaction to pension policy.