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Marina Nistotskaya

Senior lecturer

Marina Nistotskaya
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 6691

Room number: B547
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Marina Nistotskaya

I am Associate Professor (Docent) at the Department of Political Science and research fellow at the Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg. 


My research focuses on:

  • how public bureaucracies are organized around the world. I am PI of the QoG Expert Survey on bureaucratic structures and bureaucratic behaviour in countries across the world and across Russia's regions;
  • State capacity conceptualization and measurment
  • Effects of New Public Management reforms
  • Women political representation in authocratic regimes

I have published on these and related topics in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Governance, Public Administration, the European Journal of Political Research, Environment and Planning C and Journal of East African Studies.

Please see my CV for a more detailed overview of my publications and previous and current projects.


I teach BA, MA and PhD-level courses. I am the course coordinater for Quality of Government in Comparative Perspective (MA), Delegation to Executives: Dilemmas and Institutional Solutions (BA) and Advanced Study of the State, its Citizens and its Institutions (PhD). 

Under my supervision more than 30 studentsd have succesfully defended their MA dissersations at the University of Gothenburg. I also supervise BA students and doctorants.  

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The early modern origins of contemporary European tax outcomes
Michelle D'Arcy, Marina Nistotskaya
European Journal of Political Research, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Is Women’s Political Representation Beneficial to Women’s Interests in Autocracies? Theory and Evidence from Post-Soviet Russia
Marina Nistotskaya, Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta
Stensöta H., Wängnerud L. (eds) Gender and Corruption. Political Corruption and Governance., Cham, Palgrave MacMillan, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book


State First, Then Democracy: Using Cadastral Records to Explain Governmental Performance in Public Goods Provision
Michelle D'Arcy, Marina Nistotskaya
Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions, Review article 2017
Review article


The Early Modern Origins of Contemporary European Tax Systems
Michelle D'Arcy, Marina Nistotskaya
Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, Working paper 2016
Working paper


Expert Survey on the Quality of Government in Russia’s Regions
Marina Nistotskaya, Anna Khakhunova, Carl Dahlström
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Working paper 2015
Working paper

The QoG Expert Survey II Report
Carl Dahlström, Jan Teorell, Stefan Dahlberg, Felix Hartmann, Annika Lindberg et al.
Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2015

The Quality of Government Determinants of Regime Support
Frida Boräng, Marina Nistotskaya, Georgios Xezonakis
University of Gothenburg and Stellenbosch University World Values Survey workshop, August 12-13 2015, Gothenburg, Whily, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

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