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, corporate governance and applied microeconometrics.
He joined IZA as a Research Associate in October 2008 (Senior Research Associate since October 2011 until September 2017) and is Deputy Program Director for "Labor in Post-Transition and Emerging Economies".
Since September 2017 he is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Economics of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg Campus.