Andrey Launov is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK). He holds a PhD from the University of Munich and has studied at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, (Programme in Economics), and the Odessa State University of Economics (Masters Degree). His main research interests lie in econometrics and labour economics with particular focus on search theory and structural estimation of search and matching models. He is also interested in a broader range of topics in applied econometrics, as well as in macroeconomics (related to labour, population and development).

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in May 2003 and became a Research Fellow in July 2005.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11442
published in: European Economic Review, 2021, 132, 103658
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10660
substantially revised version published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2021, 123 (3), 1025 - 1056
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7659
substantially revised version published as 'The Employment Effect of Reforming a Public Employment Agency' in: European Economic Review, 2016, 84, 140-164
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6181
for substantially revised version please see IZA DP 10487
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4958
revised version published in: International Economic Review, 2013, 54 (4), 1159-1198
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2349
revised version published as 'Informal employment in developing countries: Opportunity or last resort?' in: Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 97 (1), 88-98
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1904
revised version published as 'Search Equilibrium and Social and Private Returns to Education' in: European Economic Review, 2010, 54 (1), 39-59
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