Alexandru Voicu
Research Fellow

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Voicu Alexandru Voicu obtained his B.A. in mechanical engineering in Bucharest, in 1992, and his M.A in economics from Central European University in Prague, in 1995. He received his Ph. D. in economics in May 2001 from Rutgers University with a dissertation on "Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo estimation of dynamic labor force participation models." His main research interests are the application of MCMC methods to a wide range of microeconometric models and the study of transition economies.

In October 2001, Alexandru Voicu joined IZA as a Research Associate. He is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island, and a member of the Doctoral Faculty at The Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
5729  Kenneth Troske
Alexandru Voicu
A Panel Data Analysis of Racial/Ethnic Differences in Married Women's Labor Supply
4417  Kenneth Troske
Alexandru Voicu
The Effect of the Timing and Spacing of Births on the Level of Labor Market Involvement of Married Women
(revised version published in: Empirical Economics, 2013, 45(1), 483-521)
4074  Kenneth Troske
Alexandru Voicu
The Effect of Children on the Level of Labor Market Involvement of Married Women: What is the Role of Education?
3807  Alexandru Voicu
Adding Rungs to the Exporting Ladder: Plant-Level Exporting Dynamics and Total Factor Productivity Growth
3207  Angel Calderón-Madrid
Alexandru Voicu
The NAFTA Tide: Lifting the Larger and Better Boats
(revised version published in: Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 2011, 20 (4), 467 - 505)
1961  J. David Brown
John S. Earle
Vladimir Gimpelson
Rostislav Kapeliushnikov
Hartmut Lehmann
Álmos Telegdy
Irina Vantu
Ruxandra Visan
Alexandru Voicu
Nonstandard Forms and Measures of Employment and Unemployment in Transition: A Comparative Study of Estonia, Romania, and Russia
(published in: Comparative Economic Studies, 2006, 48 (3), 435-457)
1251  Kenneth Troske
Alexandru Voicu
Joint Estimation of Sequential Labor Force Participation and Fertility Decisions Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Techniques
(revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (1), 150-169)
993  Angel Calderón-Madrid
Alexandru Voicu
Total Factor Productivity Growth and Job Turnover in Mexican Manufacturing Plants in the 1990s
729  Alexandru Voicu
Hielke Buddelmeyer
Children and Women's Participation Dynamics: Transitory and Long-Term Effects
676  Alexandru Voicu
Agriculture: Transition Buffer or Black Hole? A Three-State Model of Employment Dynamics
438  Alexandru Voicu
Employment Dynamics in the Romanian Labor Market: A Markov Chain Monte Carlo Approach
(published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2005, 33 (3), 604-639)