Maryna Povitkina

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
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Academic interests

  • Comparative politics
  • Environmental politics
  • Collective action
  • Institutional theory
  • Corruption
  • Democracy and democratization
  • Bureaucratic Politics
  • Quantitative methodology
  • Political economy of natural disasters
  • Political organization of small island states

Courses taught

Has taught a number of courses on comparative environmental politics, natural resource management, the politics of fisheries, and quantitative research methods

Background

2019-now - Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo 

2018-now - Postdoctoral researcher, Centre for Collective Action Research, University of Gothenburg (20% from Autumn 2019)

2018 - PhD in Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

2017 - Visiting researcher, Department of Political Science, Climate&Energy College, University of Melbourne

2017 - Visiting researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

Partners

  • Centre for Collective Action Research, University of Gothenburg
  • Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg
  • Varieties of Democracy Project
  • Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance

 

Tags: Comparative Politics, Environment, Democracy, Corruption, Climate Politics

Publications

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

Published Oct. 10, 2019 3:04 PM - Last modified Nov. 4, 2019 12:23 PM