Hartmut Lehmann is Academic Vice-Director of the Leibniz Institute of East and Southeast European Studies and Professor of Economics at the University of Regensburg, Leading Research Fellow at the Centre for Labour Market Studies at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and Program Coordinator of the IZA research area "Labor in Post-Transition and Emerging Economies". He was Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna for the last 18 years and has been awarded the honorary title of Alma Mater Professor of Economics of the University of Bologna.

He is in charge of the Ph.D. seminar at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and teaches transition economics in Regensburg. He is an IZA Fellow since September 1999. He has been a consultant to the World Bank and the OECD for many years. He was president of the Association of Comparative Economic Studies in the year 2013 and is currently president of the European Association of Comparative Economic Studies. He is one of the editors of the IZA Journal of Development and Migration.

He has recently published articles in the American Behavioral Scientist, the Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Economics of Transition, Labour Economics, Industrial Labor Relations Review, Research in Labor Economics, Journal for Labour Market Research, Journal of International Development, and Comparative Economic Studies.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11256
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics 2018, 46 (3), 838-857
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10982
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2020, 48 (1), 144 - 162.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9588
thoroughly revised version published as 'The Great Recession and Labor Market Adjustment: Evidence from Latvia' in: Comparative Economic Studies, 2020, 62 (1), 149 - 181.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9333
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44 (1), 182-200
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8687
published in: Comparative Economic Studies, 2015, 57 (1), 1-30
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7844
published in: Journal of International Development, 2015, 27 (4), 464 - 488
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7327
Yuhao Ge, Hartmut Lehmann
puplished in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2013, 2, Article 4
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7035
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.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6230
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2012, 34, 257-290
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5905
published in: Paul Hare and Gerard Turley (eds.): The Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition, Routledge, 2013, pp. 350-362
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5415
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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4673
revised version published in: Economics of Transition, 2012, 20 (2), 235-269
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4467
revised version published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30 (5), 843-857
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3428
published in: Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung/Journal for Labour Market Research, 2008, 41 (2-3), 157-180.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3350
revised version published in: Industrial Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67 (2), 504-531.
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