Simon John Commander

London Business School

Sussex Place

Regent's Park

London, London NW1 4SA

United Kingdom

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

The Brain Drain: Curse or Boon?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 809
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Simon John Commander, Mari Kangasniemi and L. Alan Winters
London Business School, University of Sussex and University of Sussex
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Brain Drain, Migration, Globalization

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Must Skilled Migration Be a Brain Drain? Evidence from the Indian Software Industry

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1422
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2004
Simon John Commander, Rupa Chanda, Mari Kangasniemi and L. Alan Winters
London Business School, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, University of Sussex and University of Sussex
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skilled migration, software, brain drain

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ICT Adoption and Productivity in Developing Countries: New Firm Level Evidence from Brazil and India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2294
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Sep 2006
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, London Business School, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Universidade de Sao Paolo - Department of Economics
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ICT, productivity

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Do Institutions, Ownership, Exporting and Competition Explain Firm Performance? Evidence from 26 Transition Countries

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1067, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2637, CASE Network Studies and Analyses No. 344
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Jan Svejnar and Simon John Commander
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY, USA and London Business School
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firm performance, productivity, competition, institutions, business environment, export orientation, firm ownership, subjective data

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A Model of the Informal Economy in the Transition Setting

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Feb 1999
Simon John Commander and Andrei Tolstopiatenko
London Business School and World Bank
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Institutions and Economic Performance: What Can Be Explained?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5247
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Simon John Commander and Zlatko Nikoloski
London Business School and University College London
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institutions, growth

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The Causes of Government and the Consequences for Growth and Well-Being

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1785
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Simon John Commander, Hamid R. Davoodi and Une J. Lee
London Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and World Bank
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Migrating Workers and Jobs: A Challenge to the European Social Model?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1933
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2006
Axel Heitmueller, Simon John Commander and Laura D'Andrea Tyson
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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offshoring, migration, social model, displacement

Regional Unemployment and its Persistence in Transition Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1074
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2004
Fabian Bornhorst and Simon John Commander
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and London Business School
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transition, regional unemployment, mobility

Regional Unemployment and its Persistence in Transition Countries

Economics of Transition, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 269-288, April 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 May 2006
Fabian Bornhorst and Simon John Commander
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and London Business School
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The Changing Demand for Skills: Evidence from the Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1073
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Mar 2004
Simon John Commander and Janos Kollo
London Business School and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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job reallocation, human capital, transition, Hungary, Romania, Russia

The Changing Demand for Skills Evidence from the Transition

Economics of Transition, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 199-221, April 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2008
Simon John Commander and Janos Kollo
London Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Migration from Ukraine: Brawn or Brain? New Survey Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7348
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Simon John Commander, Olexandr Nikolaychuk and Dmytro Vikhrov
London Business School, Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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migration, selection, occupation downshift, survey data

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Why is Unemployment Low in the Former Soviet Union? Enterprise Restructuring and the Structure of Compensation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1617
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Simon John Commander and Andrei Tolstopiatenko
London Business School and World Bank
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Determinants of Barter in Russia an Empirical Analysis

IMF Working Paper No. 00/155
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Simon John Commander, Irina Dolinskaya and Christian Mumssen
London Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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barter, tax offsets, non-monetary transactions, arrears, trade credit, Russia, transition, subsidies, restructuring

Determinants of Barter in Russia: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 67, Issue 2, pp. 275-307
Posted: 29 Mar 2002
Simon John Commander, Irina Dolinskaya and Christian Mumssen
London Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Barter, Tax offsets, Non-monetary transactions, Arrears, Trade credit, Russia, Transition, Subsidies, Restructuring

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Restructuring and Taxation in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1625
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrei Tolstopiatenko and Simon John Commander
World Bank and London Business School
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Employment Concentration and Resource Allocation: One-Company Towns in Russia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6034
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Oct 2011
Simon John Commander, Zlatko Nikoloski and Alexander Plekhanov
London Business School, University College London and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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employment concentration, one-company towns, labour productivity, Russia

Political Connections and Firms: Network Dimensions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11498
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 May 2018
Maurizio Bussolo, Simon John Commander and Stavros Poupakis
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, London Business School and University College London
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connections: PEPs, networks, rents

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Russian Unemployment: Its Magnitude, Characteristics, and Regional Dimensions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1426
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ruslan Yemtsov and Simon John Commander
World Bank - Social Proteciton and Jobs Global Practice and London Business School
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Estimating the Size of External Effects of Energy Subsidies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8865
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Simon John Commander, Zlatko Nikoloski and Maria Vagliasindi
London Business School, University College London and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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energy subsidies, pollution, congestion, health effects of energy subsidies

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Educational Scores: How Does Russia Fare?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6033
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2011
Chiara Amini and Simon John Commander
affiliation not provided to SSRN and London Business School
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human capital, PISA

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Are Skills a Constraint on Firms? New Evidence from Russia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7041
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Simon John Commander and Irina Denisova
London Business School and Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR)
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job search, vacancies, skills

21.

Regional Unemployment and its Persistence in Transition Countries

Economics of Transition, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 269-288, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Simon John Commander
London Business School
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transition, regional unemployment, mobility

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Enterprise Restructuring and Social Benefits

EBRD Working Paper No. 22
Posted: 01 Sep 1999
Simon John Commander and Mark A. Schankerman
London Business School and London School of Economics and Political Science

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On the Dynamics of Inequality in the Transition

Economics of Transition, Vol. 7, No. 2, July 1999
Posted: 19 Aug 1999
Philippe Aghion and Simon John Commander
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow and London Business School

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Restructuring in Transition Economies: Ownership, Competition and Regulation

World Bank ABCDE Conference Paper
Posted: 12 Jun 1999
Simon John Commander, Mark Dutz and Nicholas Stern
London Business School, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change

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Understanding Barter in Russia

EBRD Working Paper No. 37
Posted: 04 May 1999
Simon John Commander and Christian Mumssen
London Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Channels of Redistribution: Inequality and Poverty in the Russian Transition

Davidson Institute Working Paper Series No. 42
Posted: 29 Sep 1997
Simon John Commander, Andrei Tolstopiatenko and Ruslan Yemtsov
London Business School, World Bank and World Bank - Social Proteciton and Jobs Global Practice

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Channels of Redistribution: Inequality and Poverty in the Russian Transition

Economics of Transition, Vol. 7, Issue 2, 1999
Posted: 11 Oct 1999
Simon John Commander, Andrei Tolstopiatenko and Ruslan Yemtsov
London Business School, World Bank and World Bank - Social Proteciton and Jobs Global Practice

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