Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

Working Papers

 Alina Verashchagina, Francesco Pastore

When Does Transition Increase the Gender Wage Gap?

This is the first paper to study the evolution of the gender wage gap in the Republic of Belarus.

 Maksim Yemelyanau

Second Agriculture in Belarus and Ukraine: Aubsistence or Leisure?

In this paper the author uses household budget surveys from both countries to explain and quantify the roles of the “second agriculture”in both Belarus and Ukraine and to shed light on the surprising patterns.

Education and Socioeconomic Mobility in Post-Communist Countries

This paper investigates the trends in intergenerational educational mobility in thirteen post-communist economies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the former Soviet Union (FSU) for which little empirical evidence has been made available thus far.

 Yury Yatsynovich

Quality of Institutions and Private Investments in Infrastructure

This article investigates the impact of institutional environment on the volumes of private investments in infrastructural sectors in low and middle income countries.

 Maksim Yemelyanau

Inequality in Belarus from 1995 to 2007

This paper studies the evolution of inequality in Belarus in 1995-2007, decomposes inequality by sources of income, and provides a comparison of Belarus and Ukraine.

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