- 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
project involvement: expert
Report on significant distortions in the economy of the Russian Federation for the purpose of trade defence investigations
'Ex post' evaluation of cohesion policy programmes 2007–2013 financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund (CF)
The Impact of the Single Market on Cohesion: Implications for Cohesion Policy, Growth and Competitiveness
Modeling Economic, Social and Environmental Implications of a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Russian Federation