Researcher

Current position

since 2017.02 Researcher and project coordinator at YOUMIG. Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies – IOS Regensburg (Germany).
since 2014.11 Associate researcher. International Research Network of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Studies at Higher School of Economics – National State University, Moscow (Russia).

Past/Visiting positions

2009.05.15 – 2016.08.15 Researcher at Institute for East and Southeast European Studies – IOS Regensburg (previously known as “Osteuropa Institut”), Regensburg (Germany).
2015.07.06.-10.05. Visiting Researcher at Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo (Japan).
2014.09.10.-24. Visiting Researcher at Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo (Japan). The research visit was covered by “Hitotsubashi Invited Fellow Program” plus “Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), Ministry of Education and Science in Japan”.
2013.05.15.-31. Visiting at University of Perugia, Italy. Collaboration in framework of J. Monnet project “Variety of institutional settings and socio-economic inequalities in the process of European integration”.
2012 – 2013 Researcher in J. Monnet project “Variety of institutional settings and socio-economic inequalities in the process of European integration” (Reference: 528531-LLP-2012-IT-AJM-IC. Head of the project: Cristiano Perugini. URL: http://www2.ec.unipg.it/ineq/ineq.html)
2008.07-2009.02 External collaborator. European University Institute, Florence (Italy).
2006.07-12. Intern (research assistant). Operational Department of the European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).

Publications and papers under review

Fabrizio Pompei and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Skills Mismatch and Youth Unemployment during the Great Recession: a comparative analysis between Western and Eastern European Countries”, under review
2017 Ekaterina Skoglund, “The happiness gap between transition and nontransition countries”, IZA World of Labor 2017: 357 doi: 10.15185/izawol.357
2017 Tatiana Karabchuk, Kazuhiro Kumo, and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present”, Economic Transition Series of Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-51850-7
2016 Ekaterina Selezneva and Philippe Van Kerm, “Inequality-adjusted wage differentials in East and West Germany”, The Journal of Economic Inequality, 14(1), pp 21–40. DOI: 0.1007/s10888-016-9320-z
2015 Ekaterina Selezneva and Stefano Petrungaro, “Rights of Sex Workers in Germany: Shifting Focus from the Locals to the Migrants from Eastern and Southeastern Europe? ”, August 2015, IOS-Info N8.
2015 Cristiano Perugini and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Labour Market Institutions, Crisis and Gender Earnings Gap in Eastern Europe”, Economics of transition, 23(3), pp. 517-564. DOI: 10.1111/ecot.12072
2015 Ekaterina Selezneva, The Chinese in Russia: friends or foes? Investment strategies and migration patterns between neighbours, in Weinar, A. and Sanfilippo, M. (Eds) “Chinese migration and economic relations with Europe”, Routledge, pp. 175-197.
2015 Cristiano Perugini and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Gender earnings inequality in the new EU member states”, in Perugini, C., and Pompei, F. (Eds.), “Inequalities during and after transition in Central and Eastern Europe”, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 198-221.
2015 Ekaterina Selezneva, “Happiness in transition”, in Hölschner, J,. and Tomann, H. (Eds.), “Palgrave dictionary on Emerging markets and transition economics”, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 545–564.
2015 Ekaterina Selezneva, “The Russian Far East: Contemporary problems and prospects of a region at the border with China”, November 2014, IOS-Info N5.
2014 Book review for journal “Südosteuropa”, 62 (Heft. 1), 2014, pp. 69-71 (Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi/Sara Savastano (eds.), Poverty and Exclusion in the Western Balkans. New Directions in Measurement and Policy. Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-being, Vol. 8, Springer, 2013, 298 p. 52 illus., 38 illus. in color, ISBN 978-1-4614-4945-4, €139,05.).
2012 Ekaterina Selezneva, “The Russian tunnel”, in “The World Book of Happiness”, Ed. Leo Bormans, Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2012. pp. 42-45.
2011 Ekaterina Selezneva, “Surveying transitional experience and subjective well-being: income, work, family”, Economic Systems, Vol. 35(2), June 2011, pp. 139-157.
2007 Henrik Huitfeldt and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Labor market attachment in the Western Balkans.” In A. Fetsi (editor) Labor markets in the Western Balkans. Challenges for the future. European Training Foundation (ETF) Report.
2004 “Binary choice models and labor market investigation.” In “Economy and competitiveness of Russia”. St.-Petersburg State Polytechnic University, 2004, pp. 654-661.

Current research projects

Employment and its impact on life satisfaction through lens of risk and time preferences.
Temporary job position and life satisfaction under different institutional context. Analysis for western and eastern Europe. Joint project with Cristiano Perugini.
Gender roles and fertility in Russia. Joint project with Kazuhiro Kumo.

Working papers

Ekaterina Selezneva, “Struggling for New Lives: Family and Fertility Policies in the Soviet Union and Modern Russia”, Center for Economic Institutions Working Paper Series, No. 2015-8. Also as IOS Regensburg WP 355.
Fabrizio Pompei and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Skills Mismatch and Youth Unemployment during the Great Recession: a comparative analysis between Western and Eastern European Countries”, IOS WP 347
Ekaterina Selezneva and Philippe Van Kerm, “Inequality-adjusted wage differentials in East and West Germany”, IOS WP 334
Cristiano Perugini and Ekaterina Selezneva, “Labour market institutions, crisis and gender earnings gap in Eastern Europe”, IOS WP 328
Ekaterina Selezneva, “What makes Russian women (un)happy? A closer look to the family”, OEI WP 287
Ekaterina Selezneva, “Surveying transitional experience and subjective well-being: Income, work, family”, OEI WP 279

Related fellowships, scholarships and awards

2016 CERGE-EI Graduate Teaching Fellowship
2015 CERGE-EI Graduate Teaching Fellowship
2015 Research grant from Joint Usage and Research Centre Programs at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo
2014 Hitotsubashi Invited Fellow Program
2014 CERGE-EI Graduate Teaching Fellowship
2014.04 Travel grant from BAYHOST for participation in a interdisciplinary panel “Religion and Religiosity in Ukraine and Russia: Institutions, Ideology and Values” at International Conference “Religious Diversification Worldwide and in Central and Eastern Europe” (together with Boeck K., Frey M., Gatskova K., Popova O.)
2010 Shortlisted for the ’EACES Award 2010’ (Best doctoral dissertation in comparative economic systems and economics of transition) by the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies

Conferences and seminars

2016.11 10 научная конференция ЕУСПб “Выставка Достижений Научного Хозяйства, St.Petersburg (Russia)
2016.04 XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, Moscow (Russia)
2015.11 5th International Annual Research Conference “Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective” at Higher School of Economics, Moscow (Russia)
2015.09 Research seminar at Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo (Japan)
2015.08 ICCEES IX World Congress in Makuhari, Tokyo (Japan)
2015.03 14th annual ASREC conference, Boston(MA) (USA)
2014.11 4th International Annual Research Conference `Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective’, St. Petersburg (Russia)
2014.09 Research seminars at Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo and Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan)
2014.09 XIII EACES Biennal Conference, Budapest (Hungary)
2014.05 NOeG conference “Economics of inequality”, Vienna (Austria)
2014.04 11th ISORECEA conference “Religious diversification worldwide and in Central and Eastern Europe”, Kaunas (Lithuania)
2014.03 4th LCSR International Workshop, Moscow (Russia)
2014.02 3rd Biannual Assisi workshop on economics and institutions “Inequality, technology and institutions in Europe”, Assisi (Italy)
2013.11 3rd International Annual Conference of the LCSR: “Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective”, Moscow (Russia)
2013.11 Lunch seminar at University of Regensburg (Germany)
2013.10 Interdisciplinary workshop “Die “nicht-Arbeit”: Auseinandersetzungen mit einer analytischen Kategorie”, organized by Stefano Petrungaro at IOS Regensburg (Germany)
2013.09 Presentation at Research Seminar organized by the Economics Department of the European University in Saint-Petersburg (Russia)
2013.07 5th ECINEQ conference, Bari (Italy)
2013.06 “Public happiness” HEIRs Interdisciplinary Conference, Rome (Italy)
2013.05 Presentation at the University of Perugia (Italy)
2012.12 IOS seminar series in Economics
2012.11 11th ISQOLS Conference “Discovering New Frontiers in Quality-of-Life Research”, Venice (Italy)
2012.10 Joint Interim conference of ISA RC02 “Economy and Society” and ESA Economic Sociology Research Network with the support of ASA Economic Sociology section, “Embeddedness and beyond: do sociological theories meet economic realities?”, Moscow (Russia)
2012.09 12th European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) Conference, Paisley (Scotland)
2011.06 International conference “Market and Happiness”, Milan (Italy)
2011.04 Seminar presentation at “Deutsche Woche 2011”, St.Petersburg (Russia)
2011.04 Seminar presentation at “Eine Bilanz der EU-Osterweiterung und Nachbarschaftspolitik der Europäischen Union”, Akademie fuer Politische Bildung Tutzing (Germany)
2011.04 XII International Conference on Economic and Social Development, Moscow (Russia)
2010.09 XXV National Conference of Labour Economics, Pescara (Italy)
2010.08 11th Bi-Annual Conference of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), Tartu (Estonia)
2009.06 Economies of Central and Eastern Europe: Convergence, Opportunities and Challenges, Tallinn (Estonia)
2009.06 International Conference on Happiness and Relational Goods: Well-Being and Interpersonal Relations in the Economic Sphere, Venice (Italy)
2008.10 The Irish Society of New Economists Annual Conference, Galway (Ireland)
2008.09 International Conference on Well-being, Cassino (Italy)
2008.07 Warsaw International Economic Meeting, Warsaw (Poland)
2008.07 First Italian Doctoral Workshop in Economics and Policy Analysis, Turin (Italy)
2007.06 International Conference on Policies and Happiness, Siena (Italy)
2004.12 International Conference of Young Economists “Business and reforms in Russia”, St.-Petersburg State University (Russia)

Journal refereeing activity

Economic Systems, The Journal of Economic Inequality, Social Indicators Research, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Evaluation Review, Südosteuropa, Europe-Asia Studies, World Development