Alexander Muravyev
Senior Research Associate

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Muravyev Alexander Muravyev received his Ph.D. in Economics for his thesis "Three Essays in Applied Microeconometrics" from European University Institute (Florence) in July 2007. Previously, he studied Economics at St. Petersburg State University and Economics and Business Administration at Stockholm University.

His main research interests are in labor economics, economics of transition and applied microeconometrics.

Alexander Muravyev's past positions include: lecturer at the School of Management, St. Petersburg State University (October 1998 – August 2002), economist at Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy in Moscow (November 2000 – October 2002), as well as visiting researcher at Copenhagen Business School (2000) and Bank of Finland Institute of Transition (2002). From June 2006 until October 2008 he worked as a Research Associate at the Department of International Economics of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin).

He joined IZA as a Research Associate in October 2008 (Senior Research Associate since October 2011) and is Deputy Program Director for "Labor Markets in Emerging and Transition Countries".
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IZA World of Labor article: Employment protection legislation in transition and emerging markets
IZA Discussion Papers:
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10436  Alexander Muravyev
Boards of Directors in Russian Publicly Traded Companies in 1998-2014: Structure, Dynamics and Performance Effects
(published in: Economic Systems, 2017, 41(1), 5-25)
9589  Alexander Muravyev
Aleksey Oshchepkov
The Effect of Doubling the Minimum Wage on Employment: Evidence from Russia
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2016, 5:6)
7962  Alexander Muravyev
Oleksandr Talavera
Charlie Weir
Performance Effects of Appointing Other Firms' Executive Directors to Corporate Boards: An Analysis of UK Firms
(published in: Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2016, 46(1), 25-45)
7878  Alexander Muravyev
Aleksey Oshchepkov
Minimum Wages, Unemployment and Informality: Evidence from Panel Data on Russian Regions
7090  Hartmut Lehmann
Alexander Muravyev
Klaus F. Zimmermann
The Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey: Towards a Better Understanding of Labor Markets in Transition
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2012, 1, Article 9 [Open Access])
7035  Hartmut Lehmann
Alexander Muravyev
Labor Market Institutions and Informality in Transition and Latin American Countries
(published in: Froelich, M., Kaplan, D., Pages, C., Rigolini, J. and D. Robalino (Eds.): Social Insurance ad Labor Markets: How to Protect Workers while Creating Good Jobs, Oxford University Press, 2014, 375-410.)
6890  Costanza Biavaschi
Werner Eichhorst
Corrado Giulietti
Michael J. Kendzia
Alexander Muravyev
Janneke Pieters
Núria Rodríguez-Planas
Ricarda Schmidl
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Youth Unemployment and Vocational Training
(substantially revised version published in: Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2013, 9 (1-2), 1-157 [journal version])
6256  Irina Berezinets
Yulia Ilina
Alexander Muravyev
CEO and Board Characteristics as Determinants of Private Benefits of Control: Evidence from the Russian Stock Exchange
(substantially revised version published as: 'The Structure of Corporate Boards and Private Benefits of Control: Evidence from the Russian Stock Exchange' in: International Review of Financial Analysis, 2014, 34, 247-261)
5905  Hartmut Lehmann
Alexander Muravyev
Labor Markets and Labor Market Institutions in Transition Economies
(published in: Paul Hare and Gerard Turley (eds.): The Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition, Routledge, 2013, pp. 350-362)
5415  Hartmut Lehmann
Alexander Muravyev
Tiziano Razzolini
Anzelika Zaiceva
The Costs of Job Loss in Russia
(revised version published as 'The Wage and Non-wage Costs of Displacement in Boom Times: Evidence from Russia' in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2013, 41 (4), 1184-1201)
5411  Alexander Muravyev
Oleksandr Talavera
Can State Language Policies Distort Students' Demand for Higher Education?
(revised version published as "Can state language policies distort students' demand for education?" in Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44(2), 383–399)
5365  Alexander Muravyev
Evolution of Employment Protection Legislation in the USSR, CIS and Baltic States, 1985-2009
(revised version published in: Europe-Asia Studies, 2014, 66 (8), 1270-1294)
4673  Hartmut Lehmann
Alexander Muravyev
How Important Are Labor Market Institutions for Labor Market Performance in Transition Countries?
(revised version published in: Economics of Transition, 2012, 20 (2), 235-269 )
4669  Alexander Muravyev
Investor Protection and the Value of Shares: Evidence from Statutory Rules Governing Variations of Shareholders' Class Rights in Russia
(revised version published as 'Investor Protection and the Value of Shares: Evidence from Statutory Rules Governing Variations of Shareholders’ Class Rights in an Emerging Market ' in: Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2013, 29(6), 1344-1383)
4372  Alexander Muravyev
Oleksandr Talavera
Olga Bilyk
Bogdana Grechaniuk
Firm Performance and Managerial Turnover: The Case of Ukraine
(published in: Eastern European Economics, 2010, 48(2), 5-24)
3863  Pradeep Mitra
Alexander Muravyev
Mark E Schaffer
Convergence in Institutions and Market Outcomes: Cross-Country and Time-Series Evidence from the BEEPS Surveys in Transition Economies
(substantially revised version published as 'Labor reallocation and firm growth: benchmarking transition countries against mature market economies' in: IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3:13 [journal version])
3228  Tilman Brück
Alexander M. Danzer
Alexander Muravyev
Natalia Danzer
Determinants of Poverty during Transition: Household Survey Evidence from Ukraine
(revised version published as 'Poverty during Transition: Household Survey Evidence from Ukraine' in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38 (2), 123-145)