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Research interests: Economics of transition in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and China Applied econometrics


AB, Magna Cum Laude in Social Studies, Harvard University, 1982 MScEcon in Economics, London School of Economics, 1984 MA in Economics, Stanford University, 1984 PhD in Economics, London School of Economics, 1990

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Transition economies Business & Economics
Firm growth Business & Economics
Business environment Business & Economics
Testing Business & Economics
Market economy Business & Economics
Firm-level data Business & Economics
Planning Business & Economics
Labor Business & Economics

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Research Output 1992 2018

panel data
cross section
time series

PDSLASSO: Stata module for post-selection and post-regularization OLS or IV estimation and inference

Ahrens, A., Hansen, C. & Schaffer, M. E. Mar 2018

Research output: Non-textual formSoftware

panel data
cross section
time series

Police, Crime and the Problem of Weak Instruments: Revisiting the “More Police, Less Crime” Thesis

Kovandzic, T. V., Schaffer, M. E., Vieraitis, L. M., Orrick, E. A. & Piquero, A. R. Mar 2016 In : Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 32, 1, p. 133-158 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Labour allocation and firm growth: Benchmarking transition countries against mature market economies

Schaffer, M. E., Muravyev, A. & Mitra, P. 6 Aug 2014 In : IZA Journal of Labor & Development. 3, 13, p. 1-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firm growth
Transition countries
Market economy

Wage policies of a Russian firm and the financial crisis of 1998: Evidence from personnel data, 1997 to 2002

Dohmen, T., Lehman, H. & Schaffer, M. E. 2014 In : Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 67, 2, p. 504-531 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial crisis
Wage policy
Real wages