Alexander Muravyev

Deputy Program Coordinator and Research Fellow

Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg Branch

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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12357
revised version forthcoming in: Emerging Markets Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11390
Alexander Muravyev, Oleksandr Talavera
published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 65(5), 528-549
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9589
published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2016, 5:6
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7962
Alexander Muravyev, Oleksandr Talavera, Charlie Weir
published in: Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2016, 46(1), 25-45
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. 6890
substantially revised version published in: Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2013, 9 (1-2), 1-157 [journal version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6256
substantially revised version published as: 'The Structure of Corporate Boards and Private Benefits of Control: Evidence from the Russian Stock Exchange' in: International Review of Financial Analysis, 2014, 34, 247-261
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. 5411
Alexander Muravyev, Oleksandr Talavera
revised version published as "Can state language policies distort students' demand for education?" in Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44(2), 383–399
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5365
revised version published in: Europe-Asia Studies, 2014, 66 (8), 1270-1294
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4673
revised version published in: Economics of Transition, 2012, 20 (2), 235-269
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4669
revised version published as 'Investor Protection and the Value of Shares: Evidence from Statutory Rules Governing Variations of Shareholders’ Class Rights in an Emerging Market ' in: Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2013, 29(6), 1344-1383
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4372
Alexander Muravyev, Oleksandr Talavera, Olga Bilyk, Bogdana Grechaniuk
published in: Eastern European Economics, 2010, 48(2), 5-24
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3863
substantially revised version published as 'Labor reallocation and firm growth: benchmarking transition countries against mature market economies' in: IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3:13
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3228
revised version published as 'Poverty during Transition: Household Survey Evidence from Ukraine' in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38 (2), 123-145