Solomiya Shpak

George Mason University, USA

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

PhD Candidate, George Mason University, USA

Research interest

Labor economics, international economics, and political economy


MA, Economic Analysis, Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine

Selected publications

  • "Is privatization working in Ukraine?: New estimates from comprehensive manufacturing firm data, 1989–2013." In: Comparative Economic Studies (2018) (with J. Brown, J.S. Earle, and V. Vakhitov).

  • "The motherhood wage penalty in times of transition." In: Journal of Comparative Economics 44:1 (2015) (with O. Nizalova and T. Silusarenko)