Yuriy Gorodnichenko is a professor at the Department of Economics, University of California – Berkeley. He received his B.A. and MA at EERC/Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. He is broadly interested in macroeconomics and issues related to transition economies (especially, labor markets and firm performance). Yuriy serves on many editorial boards, including Review of Economics & Statistics and VoxUkraine (http://voxukraine.org/).
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2007.