Klara Sabirianova Peter

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

http://www.unc.edu/~kpeter

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Affiliate

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Tax Progressivity and Income Inequality

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-26
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Denvil Duncan and Klara Sabirianova Peter
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 825 (17,097)
Citation 6

Abstract:

income inequality, Gini, personal income tax, structural progressivity, tax evasion, redistribution, Kuznets hypothesis, democracy, law and order

Public Sector Pay and Corruption: Measuring Bribery from Micro Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1987, Andrew Young School Research Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 435 (52,609)
Citation 19

Abstract:

wage, wage differentials, public sector, corruption, bribery, Ukraine

Public Sector Pay and Corruption: Measuring Bribery from Micro Data

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 162 (151,157)
Citation 19

Abstract:

corruption, bribery, public sector, wage, wage differentials, consumption, Ukraine

Public Sector Pay and Corruption: Measuring Bribery from Micro Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5585
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Klara Sabirianova Peter and Yuriy Gorodnichenko
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (467,814)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Wage, wage differentials, public sector, corruption, bribery, Ukraine

Global Reform of Personal Income Taxation, 1981-2005: Evidence from 189 Countries

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-08
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2009
Klara Sabirianova Peter, Steve Buttrick and Denvil Duncan
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Downloads 460 (48,908)

Abstract:

personal income tax, tax complexity, progressivity, flat tax, global trends

Global Reform of Personal Income Taxation, 1981-2005: Evidence from 189 Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4228
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Klara Sabirianova Peter and Steve Buttrick
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 101 (219,849)

Abstract:

personal income tax, marginal rate, average rate, tax complexity, progressivity, flat tax, revenue, global trends

Foreign Investment, Corporate Ownership, and Development: Are Firms in Emerging Markets Catching Up to the World Standard?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1457, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1102, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 734
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Klara Sabirianova Peter, Jan Svejnar and Katherine Terrell
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY, USA and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 476 (46,875)

Abstract:

efficiency, productivity, economic development, foreign direct investment, ownership, convergence, frontier, Czech Republic, Russia, Washington Consensus

Foreign Investment, Corporate Ownership, and Development: Are Firms in Emerging Markets Catching Up to the World Standard?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4868
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 May 2005
Klara Sabirianova Peter, Jan Svejnar and Katherine Terrell
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY, USA and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 17 (473,667)

Abstract:

Efficiency, productivity, economic development, foreign direct investment, ownership, convergence, frontier, Czech republic, Russia, Washington consensus

Myth and Reality of Flat Tax Reform: Micro Estimates of Tax Evasion Response and Welfare Effects in Russia

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-25
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 345 (69,316)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Tax Evasion, consumption-income gap, personal income tax, flat tax, difference-in-difference, regression discontinuity, deadweight loss, transition, Russia

Myth and Reality of Flat Tax Reform: Micro Estimates of Tax Evasion Response and Welfare Effects in Russia

IZA Working Paper No. 3267
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 May 2008
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 68 (282,044)
Citation 30

Abstract:

tax evasion, consumption-income gap, personal income tax, flat tax, difference-indifference, regression discontinuity, deadweight loss, transition, Russia

Myth and Reality of Flat Tax Reform: Micro Estimates of Tax Evasion Response and Welfare Effects in Russia

NBER Working Paper No. w13719
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 24 (433,344)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Income Tax Flattening: Does it Help to Reduce the Shadow Economy?

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2009
Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 275 (89,723)

Abstract:

shadow economy, tax evasion, personal income tax, corporate income tax, flat tax

Income Tax Flattening: Does it Help to Reduce the Shadow Economy?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4223
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 100 (221,449)

Abstract:

shadow economy, tax evasion, personal income tax, corporate income tax, flat tax, structural progressivity, tax complexity, electricity approach, institutions

Distance to the Efficiency Frontier and FDI Spillovers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1332
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Klara Sabirianova Peter, Jan Svejnar and Katherine Terrell
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY, USA and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 253 (98,135)

Abstract:

Foreign direct investment, productivity, convergence, frontier, knowledge spillovers, Czech Republic, Russia

Distance to the Efficiency Frontier and FDI Spillovers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4723
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Klara Sabirianova Peter, Jan Svejnar and Katherine Terrell
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY, USA and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 31 (398,421)

Abstract:

Foreign direct investment, productivity, convergence, frontier, knowledge spillovers, Czech Republic, Russia

8.

Worker Training in a Restructuring Economy: Evidence from the Russian Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 361; Univ. of Kentucky Economics Working Paper No. E-214-00
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Sep 2000
Mark Berger, John S. Earle and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 181 (132,760)

Abstract:

On-the-job Training, Restructuring, Wage Growth, Human Capital Investments

9.

How Late to Pay? Understanding Wage Arrears in Russia

SITE Working Paper No. 139; W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 02-77
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Apr 1999
John S. Earle and Klara Sabirianova Peter
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 155 (154,297)
Citation 56

Abstract:

Russia, pay, arrears, Earle, Zabirianova, Upjohn

10.

Returns to Skills and the Speed of Reforms: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe, China, and Russia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1182
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jul 2004
Belton M. Fleisher, Klara Sabirianova Peter and Xiaojun Wang
Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and University of Hawaii - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (149,460)
Citation 34

Abstract:

returns to schooling, skills, speed of reforms, meta-analysis, transition, Central and Eastern Europe, China, Russia

11.

Compensating Differentials in Emerging Labor and Housing Markets: Estimates of Quality of Life in Russian Cities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 900
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Mark Berger, Glenn C. Blomquist and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 138 (165,149)

Abstract:

compensating differentials, equilibrium, hedonic, quality of life, amenities, implicit prices, labor market, housing market, transition, Russia

12.

Equilibrium Wage Arrears: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Institutional Lock-In

IZA Discussion Paper No.196
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Dec 2000
John S. Earle and Klara Sabirianova Peter
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 132 (170,868)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Wage arrears, contractual failure, institutions, institutional lock-in, social interactions, Russia, transition

13.

The Great Human Capital Reallocation: A Study of Occupational Mobility in Transitional Russia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 309
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 117 (189,255)

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14.

Falling Tax Evasion: How Much Can Tax Rates and Labor Regulations Explain?

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-10
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 106 (197,858)

Abstract:

tax evasion, tax rate, flat tax, labor regulation, transition

15.

Skill-Biased Transition: The Role of Markets, Institutions, and Technological Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 893; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 616
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Oct 2003
Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 101 (209,896)

Abstract:

technological change, wage inequality, human capital, transition, Russia, linked employer-employee data

16.

Community Norms and Organizational Practices: The Legitimization of Wage Arrears in Russia, 1992-1999

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1006; W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 03-97
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
John S. Earle, Andrew Spicer and Klara Sabirianova Peter
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, University of California, Riverside (UCR) - A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 100 (211,293)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Institutions, norms, legitimacy, arrears, organizational practices, sociology, Russia

Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 09-09
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Klara Sabirianova Peter and Dmitriy Stolyarov
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (284,375)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Inequality, income, consumption, transition, Russia

Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4233
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Klara Sabirianova Peter and Dmitriy Stolyarov
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (444,715)
Citation 4

Abstract:

inequality, income, consumption, transition, Russia

Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income

NBER Working Paper No. w15080
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Klara Sabirianova Peter and Dmitriy Stolyarov
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 4 (544,818)
Citation 4

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18.

Returns to Schooling in Russia and Ukraine: A Semiparametric Approach to Cross-Country Comparative Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1325
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Oct 2004
Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Klara Sabirianova Peter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 93 (214,159)
Citation 16

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returns to schooling, earnings function, semiparametric approach, decomposition, counterfactual, cross-country analysis, retrospective data, transition, Russia, Ukraine

19.

Does Labor Supply Respond to a Flat Tax? Evidence from the Russian Tax Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4257
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Denvil Duncan and Klara Sabirianova Peter
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 85 (232,679)
Citation 2

Abstract:

labor supply, personal income tax, flat tax, labor supply elasticity, difference-in-difference, regression discontinuity, wage endogeneity, employment participation, Russia, transition

20.

Contract Violations, Neighborhood Effects, and Wage Arrears in Russia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1198; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 708
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jul 2004
John S. Earle and Klara Sabirianova Peter
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 73 (257,803)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Wage arrears, contract violation, neighborhood effect, social interactions, multiple equilibria, network externality, strategic complementarity, transition, Russia

21.

Complementarity and Custom in Wage Contract Violation

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper 06-129
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
John S. Earle and Klara Sabirianova Peter
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 69 (276,688)
Citation 4

Abstract:

contract violation, wage arrears, social custom, strategic complementarity, neighborhood effect, social interactions, multiple equilibria, network externality, transition, Russia

22.

Unequal Inequalities: Do Progressive Taxes Reduce Income Inequality?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6910
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Denvil Duncan and Klara Sabirianova Peter
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 60 (167,082)
Citation 1

Abstract:

income inequality, Gini, personal income tax, structural progressivity, tax evasion

23.

Does Labor Supply Respond to a Flat Tax? Evidence from the Russian Tax Reform

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 09-10
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Denvil Duncan and Klara Sabirianova Peter
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 52 (300,078)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Labor supply, personal income tax, flat tax, labor supply elasticity, difference-in-difference, regression discontinuity, wage endogeneity, employment participation, Russia, transition.

24.

College Expansion and the Marginal Returns to Education: Evidence from Russia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8735
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Olga Belskaya, Klara Sabirianova Peter and Christian Posso
Ohio University, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 15 (352,345)

Abstract:

education, returns to college, marginal treatment effect, policy‚Äźrelevant treatment effect, local instrumental variable, selection bias, college expansion, Russia

25.

Evidence from the Russian Tax Reformdoes Labour Supply Respond to a Flat Tax?

Economics of Transition, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 365-404, April 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Denvil Duncan and Klara Sabirianova Peter
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Downloads 3 (524,689)

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