- political economy
- fiscal federalism
- public economics
- labour economics
CASE Fellow (2007-present).
- Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2001-2006),
Visiting Researcher, Center for Economic and Financial Research at NES, Moscow, Russia (May 2005-Jun 2005),
Visiting Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Austria (1999).
- Intergovernmental Grants in Russia: Vote-Buying or Bargaining Power of Regions?, Economics of Transition, 18 (2) 2010
(earlier version Are Intergovernmental Grants Tactical? The Evidence from Russia, see below)
- Pecularities of the Russian Labour Market: What are the Impediments to its Restructuring?, (co-authored with I.Denisova and G.Friebel), in Russian, Chelovek i Trud, N11/99, Moscow, 1999