Evgeny is Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. His research interests centre on international political economy and politics of trade, as well as European Union politics and external relations.
Evgeny is particularly interested in the rise of bilateralism in global trade and the role the EU and others play in it. His main work explores the design of labour and environmental standards in preferential trade agreements, focusing on their causes and consequences. His research also examines policy diffusion within the networks of private actors in the EU's eastern neighbourhood and in transatlantic relations. He is author of 'Social Standards in EU and US Trade Agreements' (Routledge, International Political Economy of New Regionalism series). His articles appeared in the leading international outlets, including the British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Review of International Organizations, Journal of European Public Policy, Environmental Politics, New Political Economy and Journal of Common Market Studies. He is a co-recipient of the European Commission's Jean Monnet Network Grant establishing the Europe-Asia Security and Trade (EAST) network. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, Evgeny was Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Glasgow and taught at Nankai University in China. He completed his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh where he also taught political science.
For the full list of Evgeny's publications visit his Google Scholar page: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=SfuvYq4AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
His academic CV can be found here: https://unimelb.academia.edu/EvgenyPostnikov
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Social protectionist bias: The domestic politics of North–South trade agreements
Evgeny Postnikov, Ida Bastiaens
Journal article | 2020 | The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
North–South preferential trade agreements (PTAs) have proliferated rapidly in the past decades. Despite a common focus on trade li..
Social standards in trade agreements and free trade preferences: An empirical investigation
Ida Bastiaens, Evgeny Postnikov
Journal article | 2019 | The Review of International Organizations
Free trade generates macroeconomic gains but also creates winners and losers. Historically, to reconcile this tension, governments..
From business to politics: Cross-border inter-firm networks and policy spillovers in the EU's eastern neighbourhood
E Turkina, E Postnikov
Journal article | 2014 | JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies
The European Union (EU) encourages cross-border inter-firm networks as a part of its external governance approach. What is the eff..
Does dialogue work? The effectiveness of labor standards in EU preferential trade agreements
E Postnikov, I Bastiaens
Journal article | 2014 | Journal of European Public Policy
While both the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) include labor standards in their preferential trade agreements (PTAs..
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