New Economic School, Russia; Centre for Economic and Financial Research, Russia
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, Higher School of Economics, Russia
Health economics, labor economics, development economics
PhD Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
“The unequal enforcement of liberalization: Evidence from Russia’s reform of business regulation.” Journal of European Economic Association 11:4 (2013): 808–838 (with E. Zhuravskaya).
“Interest group politics in a federation.” Journal of Public Economics 94:9–10 (2010): 730–748 (with S. Guriev and E. Zhuravskaya).
“State capture: From Yeltsin to Putin.” In: Kornai, J., L. Matyas, and G. Roland (eds). Corruption, Development and Institutional Design. New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2009 (with E. Zhuravskaya).
“Laws for sale: Evidence from Russia.” American Law and Economics Review 7:1 (2005): 284–318 (with I. Slinko and E. Zhuravskaya).
“Effects of state capture: Evidence from Russian regions.” In: Kornai, J., and S. Rose-Ackerman (eds). Building a Trustworthy State: Problems of Post-Socialist Transition. New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2004 (with I. Slinko and E. Zhuravskaya)
Excessive drinking is the main cause of high male mortality rates, but the problem can be addressedEvgeny Yakovlev, July 2015Eastern European countries, particularly former Soviet Union economies, traditionally have the highest rates of alcohol consumption in the world. Consequently, they also have some of the highest male mortality rates in the world. Regulation can be effective in significantly decreasing excessive drinking and its related negative effects, such as low labor productivity and high rates of mortality. Understanding the consequences of specific regulatory measures and what tools should be used to combat excessive alcohol consumption is essential for designing effective policies.MoreLess