Wadim Strielkowski

Wadim Strielkowski
University of California, Berkeley | UCB · Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Professor of Economics

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September 2017 - October 2018
University of California, Berkeley
Position
  • Visiting Scholar
February 2016 - April 2017
University of Cambridge
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  • Research Associate
August 2010 - February 2011
Vysoká škola ekonomie a managementu
Position
  • Vice-Chancellor

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Publications (287)
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With the EU Green Deal initiatives, European members seek to launch the first climate neutral continent by 2050. This paper assesses the stochastic convergence of per capita energy consumption series for an illustrative sample of 15 EU countries with memberships prior to the 2004 enlargement, using data spanning the 1970–2018 period. Results from t...
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Regional cooperation represents a viable alternative to the ongoing process of globalization, in which countries can optimally respond to the changes in the external environment through regional integration, while a larger market size tends to provide better sales opportunities. The purpose of this paper is to identify common determinants of the im...
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The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted long-standing routines, creating myriad challenges and opportunities. Now that many restrictions have been lifted, a new normal is taking shape. We asked young scientists to describe positive changes their institutions have made, or should make, based on lessons learned during the pandemic. Read some of the best resp...
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Nowadays, the concept of smart sustainable governance is wrapped around basic principles such as: (i) transparency, (ii) accountability, (iii) stakeholders’ involvement, and iv) citizens’ participation. It is through these principles that are influenced by information and communication technologies (ICT), Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial in...
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Countries are striving to opt for digital economy by adopting miscellaneous state programs and translating them into national projects. The chapter describes digital relations and the digital economy. It examines the effectiveness of the government strategies on digitalization and indulges the programs' context in terms of their priorities, objecti...
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Import and export have been acknowledged for their beneficial effects on sustainable economic development. In the context of economic globalization, the dynamics of exchange rates are more critical and necessary to export success and sustainable development. Therefore, understanding the dynamics of exchange rates contributes to the achievement of e...
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Alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) offer opportunities to lower fuel costs as well as to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and, therefore, they are a feasible option for customers in the market. Due to technological advancements, decisions about suitable alternative fuel vehicles are a challenging problem for fleet operators. This paper aims to introd...
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Last month, the European Parliament adopted a resolution demanding a full embargo on imports of Russian oil, coal, nuclear fuel and gas. However, such attempts to end dependence on Russian energy resources could provoke the nation into diverting its fossil fuels into mining digitally encrypted monetary systems (cryptocurrencies) on a massive scale...
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Our paper focuses on the tax progressivity and nonreligion in central and eastern Europe using an example of the Czech Republic, one of the most atheistic countries in the world. Religion might imply formal affiliation with a certain confession or active church attendance, but it might also become a determinant of taxation preferences. We employ or...
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The energy sector today is undergoing the digital revolution. The Internet of Things (IoT) and its subset, the Internet of Energy (IoE), that comprise, for example, smart meters, artificial intelligence (AI), or virtual reality (VR) with their practical application to the energy sector all together contribute to the enhancement of the smart energy...
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Regional innovation systems (RIS) not only develop local policies to expand regional science, technology, and innovation capabilities at the firm level, but also promote informal and formal institutional and organizational innovation. Thence, it appears crucial to analyse the similarities and differences of regional innovation systems and to explor...
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Human history is full of infectious diseases that would leave tens of thousands and more dead. The coronavirus pandemic we are facing today might be a nature's mechanism to prevent overpopulation and therefore an almost sure extinction of the humanity. Infections spread violently, just like vampires, but we have many ways how to stop them. Till t...
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Les math le prouvent: humains et vampires peuvent parfaitement cohabiter
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The purpose of this paper is to conduct a comparative analysis of monetization as a priority of the new monetary growth of the economies using the example of the Russian economy, identifying new trends in global practices of monetary factor management, as well as the search for ways to stimulate economic growth using the best international experien...
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The Chinese government has long attached great importance to rural revitalization. The harmony and stability in rural areas are the fundamental guarantees of rural sustainable economic growth and farmers’ prosperity, and they rely on effective rural governance. Taking the Fu’an City in Fujian Province of China as an example, this paper analyzes the...
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Currently, there is a growing number of studies related to assessing the cost-effectiveness of renewable energy projects around the world. This topic is also very relevant for the Russian energy market that is otherwise dominated by oil and gas. The Russian Ministry of Energy forecasts that local power plants running on the renewable energy sources...
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Our world is evolving at an incredibly enormous speed and what was impossible three years ago is now a reality. The concept of leadership and leaders has also undergone profound transformations. Moreover, the recent COVID-19 pandemic caused a digital surge in the ways economic life, business, or education are perceived or conducted. The pandemic pr...
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The Special Issue "Novel Insights in the Leadership in Business and Economics" aims at researching novel insights in leadership in business and economics from various approaches and points of view, including economic theory, management, marketing, as well as behavioural economics, institutional economics, political economy, agricultural economics,...
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The wholesale electricity and capacity market constitute the backbone of the Russian power industry. It is in this market that large suppliers and buyers operate, and its entire turnover is consequently transmitted to the retail market. Our paper presents a theoretical overview of the main tools for forming the cost of electricity and capacity in t...
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Considering the necessity of increasing the renewable energy consumption stated in the European Green Deal (European Commission policy initiatives envisaging European Union (EU) to become climate neutral by 2050), the aim of this paper is to validate the so-called Environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) and the revised (or renewable energy) Kuznets curve...
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The term “sustainable tourism” has been in the core of the tourism industry since the last decades of the 20th century due to the globalization and digitalization of the world economy that have also led to many institutional changes. Sustainable development is now a part of tourism strategies and visions, especially when it comes to the possible li...
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Our paper proposes a method for constructing a system for predicting defects and failures of power equipment and the time of their occurrence based on the joint solution of regression and classification problems using machine learning methods. A distinctive feature of this method is the use of the equipment’s technical condition index as an informa...
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The electrical power sector plays an important role in the economic growth and development of every country around the world. Total global demand for electric energy is growing both in developed and developing economies. The commitment to the decarbonization of economies, which would mean replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources (RES) a...
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This paper focuses on the consumer preferences for the so-called “smart homes” (also known as “smart houses”) which represent a novel addition and a product of the on-going digitalization and the deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT). The major scientific contribution of our study is the empirical model build on the data from the online questi...
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This paper focuses on the youth labour market precarization in regional and urban centres. Cluster analysis of scientific publications selected from the scientometric Scopus database, as well as the interpretation of research articles made it possible for us to identify and establish five main thematic aspects (clusters) discussed in scientific lit...
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The paper focuses on digitalisation and sustainable higher education using the analysis of the institutions of professional academic dynasties and assessing their constructive and destructive potential for the sustainable development of universities and higher education institutions (HEI). In this paper, the development and functioning of professio...
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Young scientists who teach are trying to describe an effective learning experience they had as a student and then to imagine an ideal world in which teachers had the time, materials, funding, and support needed to consistently teach effective lessons. They explain how they would plan, teach, and assess lessons in this ideal world. A part of the Nex...
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This paper focuses on the strategies that employ the fifth generation (5G) wireless networks in the optimal management of demand-side response in the future energy systems with the high penetration of renewable energy sources (RES). It also provides a comparison between advantages and challenges of 5G networks in demand-response renewable energy gr...
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Our paper aims at testing the impact of separate elements of the intellectual capital (IC) represented for instance by the human, structural, and customer capital, on the functioning and performance of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) using mathematical modeling. We assess the intellectual capital with respect to the resource-based vie...
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While the scientific community presents a relatively uniform conclusion on the ongoing global warming and the policies that are essential for sustainable development and the mitigation of the negative effects of climate change, the public opinion on the topic is far from uniform. This article studies the factors related to public awareness of clima...
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Recently, the approaches of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the renewable energy development have changed with the new global approach to sustainability. Today, CSR is an evolving and dominating business practice that integrates sustainable development into a company’s business model. The main focus of our paper is on the public relati...
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Clubhouse is the new social networking app that was rst launched in April 2020. Envisioned as a live streaming audio chat without the familiar nuisance of video calls, text messaging or monetization options, it started positioning itself as an “alternative” social network and quickly gained worldwide popularity.
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The negative effect of income inequality on economic growth represents a topic that constitutes a broad topic of research in the standard economic theory. One of the immediate consequences of income inequality is diminished consumption. Many «poor» customers cannot provide sufficient demand for the producers, causing overproduction that might lead...
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Post-pandemic recovery strategies for the international tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic
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The main purpose of this research is to assess the energy efficiency in Russia on its path towards the modernization of its energy systems. This modernization can be seen as an effective means for promoting decarbonization and energy-saving initiatives. Our methods include a comprehensive overview of the development of the energy sector in Russia,...
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Our paper focuses on the dynamics of development of human capital in economic development cycles (as described, for example, in the works of Becker or Barro). In the course of this research, we created an econometric model based on the modified Mankiw‒Romer‒Weil equation of the Cobb‒Douglas function which takes into account the factor of convergenc...
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This paper aims at explaining the universality and broadness of the research in energy studies. Specifically, it wants to show that the energy research is not a solely engineering or natural sciences field and how it can be done in social sciences. The paper draws some relevant examples including energy research in literature and poetry, history, r...
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Being a combination of the conference call, talkback radio, audio podcast, and an online video chat, Clubhouse is a new social networking app that gained over 10 million users and over $100 in valuation in just 8 months. Unlike other social networks, it offers a real-time streaming audio chat that does not ask users to share any unnecessary informa...
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The coronavirus pandemic has deeply affected the tourism and travel sector. Now, one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is already clear now that its economic impact would be more severe that in the case of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2002-2003. Although not as deadly as SARS, coronavirus infection has a longer incubation perio...
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The paper studies the impacts of geopolitics and poly-cultural environment that constitute the key determinants for the personnel security. We focus on a specific case study of Russian Federation where the geopolitical factors and multiculturalism have a significant repercussion on human resources (similar to other former Communist countries). Fact...
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Contrary to the commonly held belief that energy research can in no way be related to the social, humanitarian or economic sciences, I argue that this is not true. This memo aims to explain the versatility and breadth of research in energy and sustainable development. The memo includes many examples from the field of energy research in literature a...
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This research tackles effective and functional management practices in energy consumption using advanced technological solutions to mitigate unexpected events. This study specifically focuses on the recent COVID-19 pandemic that led to a reduction in energy consumption and therefore meddled with the project management’s status quo for the energy so...
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Our paper focuses on factors that help to successfully and efficiently manage urban infrastructure in large cities and centres using Big Data solutions. We explain the key points about urban Big Data approaches, including infrastructure that supports urban governance, public services and economic and industrial development, taking into account and...
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Our paper examines the relationship and differences between internationalization and globalization in contemporary development of higher education. Internationalization and globalisation are perceived as central realities of the influence of the 21 st century on higher education. Moreover, internationalisation and globalisation work together to tra...
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Russian energy sector is suffering from the economic, financial, and political sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union. These sanctions have prevented Russia from accessing oil and gas resources and from exporting natural gas. Low oil prices, combined with sanctions against Russia, can be blamed as a possible cause of Russia’s...
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Our article analyses the prospects of coal industry development in the 21 st century. It is apparent that the share of coal in the world’s total energy mix is shrinking as it is replaced by natural gas, renewables, and other forms of energy production. In the same time, countries like China, Russia, but also Poland are dependent on coal as the majo...
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This paper addresses the issue of interconnection among major sugar markets and commodity/exchange stocks in different parts of the world using the Johansen cointegration approach and vector error correction model. Due to a high degree of sugar market fragmentation and corresponding diversity in price levels and its volatility in different regions,...
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Informal employment constitutes a significant factor in economic development of large cities and regions. In this paper, we examine the informal employment within the context of instability and precarization of labor in the Russian cities and regions. We consider the negative effects in the higher education system as one of the factors in the forma...
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The social awareness and acceptance of new energy technologies are the key factors of their commercialization in Europe. The decision making in energy sector also requires integration of social preferences. In the context implementation of circular economy and moving towards carbon free economy target in 2050, all carbon free technologies require a...
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Our paper focuses on eliciting the factors that constitute threats and dangers for urban energy networks, information networks, and energy grids in the cities. Moreover, we attempt to determine how these threats are perceived by the inhabitants of those cities. Urban energy networks tend to play an increasing role in achieving energy efficiency and...
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Implementation of strict policies for mitigating climate change has a direct impact on public health as far as the external health costs of electricity generation can be reduced, thanks to the reduction of emission of typical pollutants by switching to cleaner low carbon fuels and achieving energy efficiency improvements. Renewables have lower exte...
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The implementation of neoliberal reforms in higher education coincides with the radical institutional changes in the transition from a planned to a market economy. The modernization of higher education is also connected with the concept of the "entrepreneurial" university that represents a third-generation university with an emphasis on optimizatio...
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The deployment of renewable energy sources (RES) is considered to be an important objective for the energy sector in the European Union (EU). The EU Directive adapted in 2009 fixed mandatory national targets for the use of renewable energy in transport as well as for the share of RES in the gross final energy consumption. Contrary to previous studi...
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The support of the renewable energy sources (RES) is an important endeavor that might help to reduce the impacts of global warming and prevent the depletion of world's energy resources. However, it calls for the application of special government-funded plans envisaged for its support and stimulation. Political uncertainties and ineffectiveness of t...
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COVID-19 pandemic instigated a digital revolution in academia and higher education. Social distancing, months-long quarantine, as economic shutdown will help the majority of people working in academia and higher education not only to complete their personal transition to the fully functional and operational online tuition, but also to understand th...
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How can COVID-19 pandemic help the higher education? Perhaps, it will create a momentum of the “creative destruction”. The main value-added and the contribution of the coronavirus pandemic is that online teaching and other digital innovations in higher education that would have normally taken months or perhaps years to implement due to the red tape...
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The substitution of traditional energy production with renewable energy sources (RES) in the European Union (EU) represents a multidimensional issue with its pros and cons viewed differently by governments, technology companies, markets, as well as the general public. There are significant public doubts in expediency of investments in renewables in...
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Nowadays, the most typical reforms in higher education are conducted through the reorganization of universities either in the form of a merger, acquisition, or new status attainment. As a result, universities which educate local leaders for their respective national economies and have a profound impact on the regional economic development, as well...
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The coronavirus pandemic will deeply affect the tourism and travel sector. It is already clear now that its economic impact would be more severe that in the case of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2002-2003. Although not as deadly as SARS, coronavirus infection has a longer incubation period and leaves about 85% of the infected with...
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Last week, the first online PhD defence took place at the Erasmus School of Economics, Netherlands. Zhaowen Qian defended her PhD dissertation 'Time-Varying Integration and Portfolio Choices in the European Capital Markets'. Social isolation and quarantine will help the majority of us to complete the transition not only to the online education, but...
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Introduction. Our paper is focused on the study of the current trends in educational migration in the context of Finland. We aim at identifying the factors that attract and keep educational immigrants in the host country. We suggest that educational immigrants are the most attractive category of immigrants due to their high adaptability and inserti...
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The coronavirus pandemic will deeply affect the tourism and travel sector. However, one should remember that COVID-19 is not the Black Death Plague. Thanks to the science and progress we have excellent healthcare and understanding of how to prevent and cure infectious diseases. The numbers of cured people are also growing. These people have the imm...
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Emotional creativity (EC), which constitutes a main aspect of the general creativity concept, is often shown to be substantially related to positive emotional experiences, effective motivation, and innovation at the workplace as well as at school. However, little is known about the relationship between emotional creativity and the time people tend...
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The article delves into the problems of the influence of digital technologies on intellectual performance. The relevance of the study is due to the fact that digital platforms underpin the innovative management mechanisms marked with a growing share of automation processes in the field of generation of knowledge and intellectual activity. One of su...
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Our paper focuses on the renewable energy and EU 2020 target for energy efficiency in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. We study the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in these two EU Member States through the prism of the Europe 2020 strategy and the 3 × 20 climate and energy package and economic growth (represented by the Gross Domestic P...