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Prof. Dr. Alexander Libman

Prof. Dr. Alexander Libman


East European Societies


Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
Institut für Soziologie
Konradstraße 6 / Zi 301
80801 München

Room: 301
Phone: +49 (0) 89 2180-2406

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/libmanalexander/

 Short vita


since 2016 Professor of Social Sciences and Eastern European Studies at LMU Munich
since 2016 Principal Investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (University of Regensburg and LMU Munich)
2014-2016 Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs SWP (Berlin, Eastern Europe and Eurasia Division)
2013-2014 Visiting researcher at the University of Rochester, Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies
2012 Successful interim evaluation as Assistant Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
2010 Doctor of Science (Habilitation equivalent), Russian Academy of Sciences
2009-2014 Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
2008 Visiting PhD student at the Stockholm School of Economics
2006-2009 Dr. rer. pol. (PhD equivalent), University of Mannheim
2005-2006 Visiting researcher at the Chair of Public Economics, Philipps University of Marburg
2003-2005 Candidate of Science (PhD Equivalent), Russian Academy of Sciences
1998-2003 Diploma (MA equivalent) in Economics, Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation
1981 Born in Moscow

Selected awards and memberships

DateAward / Membership
since 2018 Co-chair, Economy Group of the German Association for East European Studies (DGO)
since 2016 Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Post-Communist Economies
2016 Gordon Tullock Prize from the Public Choice Society and the journal Public Choice
2012 Ovsievich Memorial Prize in Quantitative Economic Research from the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Leontieff Center
2010 Knut Wicksell Prize from the European Public Choice Society