Felix Haass

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Room 923
Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Research Interests

  • Political economy
  • Institutions & politics after war 
  • Autocracies
  • Civil wars


You can find more information about me at

http://felixhaass.de (Personal Website)

http://twitter.com/felixhaass (Twitter Account)


  • Since October 2020: Postdoctoral Researcher at the ELDAR project, University of Oslo
  • 2019-2020: University of Osnabrueck
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Project: "Anatomy of Repression'' 
  • 2018-2020: German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
    Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2016-2019: Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute, Freiburg
    PhD/Postdoctoral Researcher, Project: "The Political Economy of Power-Sharing''
  • 2012-2016: German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg
    PhD Researcher, Project: "Institutions for Sustainable Peace'


Tags: Democracy, Comparative Politics, Conflict


Povitkina, Marina and Ketevan Bolkvadze (2019) “Fresh pipes with dirty water: How quality of government shapes the provision of public goods in democracies”, European Journal of Political Research 58:4, 1191-1212

Povitkina, Marina (2018). Necessary but not Sustainable? The Limits of Democracy in Achieving Environmental Sustainability. Göteborg studies in politics 155, edited by Bo Rothstein, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg. Doctoral dissertation

Povitkina, Marina (2018) The Limits of Democracy in Tackling Climate Change. Environmental Politics 27(3): 411–432

Lægreid, Ole Martin and Marina Povitkina (2018) Do Political Institutions Moderate GDP-CO2 relationship? Ecological Economics 145: 441–450

Ahlbom Persson, Tove and Marina Povitkina (2017) “"Gimme Shelter": The role of democracy and quality of government in disaster preparedness” Political Research Quarterly 70(4): 833-847

Sjöstedt, Martin and Marina Povitkina (2017) “Vulnerability of Small Island Development States. How much difference can effective governments make?” Journal of Environment and Development 26(1): 82-105.

Boräng, Frida, Jagers, Sverker C. and Marina Povitkina (2016) “Political determinants of electricity provision in small island developing states” Energy Policy 98(c): 725-734

Jagers, Sverker C., Povitkina, Martin, Sjöstedt, Martin and Aksel Sundström (2016) “Paradise Islands? Island States and Environmental Performance” Sustainability 8(3): 285.

Povitkina, Marina, Jagers Sverker C., Sjöstedt, Martin and Aksel Sundström (2015) “Democracy, development and the marine environment - A global time-series investigation” Ocean & Coastal Management 105: 25-34.

Povitkina Marina (2015) “"Green" potential of small island states. A Comparative Study” in Bäckstrand Karin, Kronsell Annika (eds) “Rethinking the Green State: Environmental Governance towards Climate and Sustainability Transitions”, Routledge: London

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Published Oct. 5, 2020 5:19 PM - Last modified Nov. 11, 2021 1:02 PM