Publications

Published journal articles:

“The Paper Trail of Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from Patent Interferences,” (with Jeffrey Lin and Nicholas Reynolds), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming.

“Immigrant Selection Before and After Communism,” Economics of Transition, 26(4), 649-694 (2018).

“A Field Experiment on Search Costs and the Formation of Scientific Collaborations,” (with Kevin Boudreau, Tom Brady, Patrick Gaule, Tony Hollenberg, Eva Guinan and Karim Lakhani), Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(4): 565-576, October 2017.

“Saving Soviet Science: The Impact of Grants When Government R&D Funding Disappears,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 9(2): 165-201, April 2017.

“The Mobility of Elite Life Scientists: Professional and Personal Determinants,” (with Pierre Azoulay and Joshua Graff Zivin), Research Policy, 46(3): 573-590, April 2017.

“It’s Good to Be First: Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers,” (with Daniel Feenberg, Patrick Gaulé and Jonathan Gruber), Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(1): 32-39, March 2017.

“Immigration & Ideas: What Did Russian Scientists ‘Bring’ to the US?” The Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 33, No. S1, pp. S257-S288 (Part 2, July 2015).

“Scientific Brain Drain and Human Capital Formation After the End of the Soviet Union,” International Migration, 52: 95–110 (2014).

“Closing The Gender Gap In Education: What Is The State of Gaps In Labour Force Participation For Women, Wives And Mothers?” (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), International Labour Review 153: 173–207 (2014).

“Marriage, Education and Assortative Mating in Latin America,” (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), Applied Economics Letters 21(12), 806-811 (2014).

“Institutions, Markets and Men’s and Women’s Wage Inequality: Evidence from Ukraine,” (with Katherine Terrell), Journal of Comparative Economics, 34(2): 200-227 (2006).

Books:

The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, with Megan MacGarvie and Shulamit Kahn (editors), NBER Conference Volume, University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming.

Book Chapters and Other Publications:

“Will the U.S. Keep the Best and the Brightest (as Postdocs)? Career and Location Preferences of Foreign STEM PhDs,” (with Patrick Gaulé), in Ina Ganguli, Megan MacGarvie and Shulamit Kahn (eds), The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming (Currently NBER Working Paper 24838).

“Career Dynamics and Gender Gaps Among Employees in the Microfinance Sector,” (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), in Siwan Anderson and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds), Towards Gender Equity in Development, Oxford University Press. Forthcoming 2018. (Also WIDER Working Paper 2017/117, Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, 2017.)

“Was the USSR Ahead of the US in Gender Equality in Science?” Higher Education in Russia and Beyond, 4(14): 6-7 (2017).

“Who Leaves and Who Stays? Evidence on Immigrant Selection from the Collapse of Soviet Science”, in Aldo Geuna (ed), Global Mobility of Research Scientists: The Economics of Who Goes Where and Why, Elsevier (2015).

“Why and Wherefore of Increased Scientific Collaboration,” (with Richard Freeman and Raviv Murciano-Goroff), in Adam Jaffe and Benjamin Jones (eds), The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy, University of Chicago Press (2015).

“Russian-American Scientific Collaboration” in Y.P. Tretyakov (ed), Russian-Аmerican Links: Leaps Forward and Backward in Academic Cooperation. St. Petersburg, Russia: Nestor-Historia, pp. 120-135 (2012).

“The Dynamics of the Gender Gap: How do Countries Rank in Terms of Making Marriage and Motherhood Compatible with Work?” (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), in Ricardo Hausmann, Laura D. Tyson, Saadia Zahidi (eds), The Global Gender Gap Report 2009. Geneva: The World Economic Forum (2009).