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Does emigration affect political and institutional development in migrants’ countries of origin? (2019)
Book Chapter
Ivlevs, A. (in press). Does emigration affect political and institutional development in migrants’ countries of origin?. Palgrave Macmillan

Recent literature suggests that emigration can affect political and institutional outcomes (voting in elections, government accountability, voting for pro-democratic parties, prevalence of democracy, extent of corruption, involvement in and tolerance... Read More about Does emigration affect political and institutional development in migrants’ countries of origin?.

Can labor emigration affect education of girls? Evidence from Tajikistan (2019)
Journal Article
Gatskova, K., Ivlevs, A., & Dietz, B. (2019). Can labor emigration affect education of girls? Evidence from Tajikistan. Feminist Economics, 25(3), 96-118. https://doi.org/10.1080/13545701.2019.1615101

This study examines how large-scale, predominantly male emigration affects the education of girls staying in Tajikistan, the poorest post-Soviet state and one of the most remittance-dependent economies in the world. Using data from a three-wave house... Read More about Can labor emigration affect education of girls? Evidence from Tajikistan.

To Europe or Not to Europe? Migration and Public Support for Joining the European Union in the Western Balkans (2019)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & King, R. M. (in press). To Europe or Not to Europe? Migration and Public Support for Joining the European Union in the Western Balkans. International Migration Review, https://doi.org/10.1177/0197918319844176

© The Author(s) 2019. For decades, countries aspiring to join the European Union (EU) have been linked to it through migration. Yet little is known about how migration affects individual support for joining the EU in prospective member states. We exp... Read More about To Europe or Not to Europe? Migration and Public Support for Joining the European Union in the Western Balkans.

Emigration and alcohol consumption among migrant household members staying behind: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan (2018)
Journal Article
Paulone, S., & Ivlevs, A. (2019). Emigration and alcohol consumption among migrant household members staying behind: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan. Social Science and Medicine, 221, 40-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.12.009

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Despite the growth of alcohol consumption and international migration in many developing countries, the links between the two remain underexplored. We study the relationship between emigration of household members, receiving remit... Read More about Emigration and alcohol consumption among migrant household members staying behind: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan.

Micro-entrepreneurship and subjective well-being: Evidence from rural Bangladesh (2018)
Journal Article
Bhuiyan, M. F., & Ivlevs, A. (2019). Micro-entrepreneurship and subjective well-being: Evidence from rural Bangladesh. Journal of Business Venturing, 34(4), 625-645. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.09.005

© 2019 The Authors Microcredit has long been hailed as a powerful tool to promote livelihoods and reduce poverty through entrepreneurship. However, its impacts on people's subjective well-being remain underexplored. We present a unified theoretical f... Read More about Micro-entrepreneurship and subjective well-being: Evidence from rural Bangladesh.

Emigration, remittances, and the subjective well-being of those staying behind (2018)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., Nikolova, M., & Graham, C. (2019). Emigration, remittances, and the subjective well-being of those staying behind. Journal of Population Economics, 32(1), 113-151. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-018-0718-8

© 2018, The Author(s). We offer the first global perspective on the well-being consequences of emigration for those staying behind using several subjective well-being measures (evaluations of best possible life, positive affect, stress, and depressio... Read More about Emigration, remittances, and the subjective well-being of those staying behind.

Former Communist party membership and bribery in the post-socialist countries (2018)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Hinks, T. (2018). Former Communist party membership and bribery in the post-socialist countries. Journal of Comparative Economics, 46(4), 1411-1424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2018.06.001

© 2018 Association for Comparative Economic Studies We study the effect of former Communist party membership on paying bribes to public officials and motivations for bribery, 25 years after the fall of communist rule. Data come from a large represent... Read More about Former Communist party membership and bribery in the post-socialist countries.

Adverse welfare shocks and pro-environmental behavior: Evidence from the global economic crisis (2018)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A. (2019). Adverse welfare shocks and pro-environmental behavior: Evidence from the global economic crisis. Review of Income and Wealth, 65(2), 293-311. https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12355

© 2018 International Association for Research in Income and Wealth This paper examines the effects of the 2008–9 global economic crisis on people's pro-environmental behavior and willingness to pay for climate change mitigation. We hypothesize that t... Read More about Adverse welfare shocks and pro-environmental behavior: Evidence from the global economic crisis.

Beyond conflict: Long-term labour market integration of internally displaced persons in post-socialist countries (2017)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Veliziotis, M. (2018). Beyond conflict: Long-term labour market integration of internally displaced persons in post-socialist countries. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 105, 131-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2017.12.003

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. The break-ups of the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia were accompanied by some of the worst military conflicts in modern history, claiming lives of thousands of people and forcibly displacing millions. We study how people displ... Read More about Beyond conflict: Long-term labour market integration of internally displaced persons in post-socialist countries.

Local-level immigration and life satisfaction: The EU enlargement experience in England and Wales (2017)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Veliziotis, M. (2018). Local-level immigration and life satisfaction: The EU enlargement experience in England and Wales. Environment and Planning A, 50(1), 175-193. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X17740895

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. The 2004 European Union enlargement resulted in an unprecedented wave of 1.5 million workers relocating from Eastern Europe to the UK. We study the links between this migrant inflow and life satisfaction of native reside... Read More about Local-level immigration and life satisfaction: The EU enlargement experience in England and Wales.

Does emigration reduce corruption? (2017)
Journal Article
King, R. M., & Ivlevs, A. (2017). Does emigration reduce corruption?. Public Choice, 171(3-4), 389-408. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11127-017-0442-z

© 2017, The Author(s). We study the effects of emigration on bribery experience and attitudes towards corruption in the migrants’ countries of origin. Using data from the Gallup Balkan Monitor survey and instrumental variable analysis, we find that h... Read More about Does emigration reduce corruption?.

What do unions do in times of economic crisis? Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe (2016)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Veliziotis, M. (2017). What do unions do in times of economic crisis? Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe. European Journal of Industrial Relations, 23(1), 81-96. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959680116672281

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. Over the last two decades, trade union membership in Central and Eastern Europe has been in continuous decline, and unions in the region are generally considered weak. However, little is known about the actual relevance... Read More about What do unions do in times of economic crisis? Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe.

Happy hosts? International tourist arrivals and residents' subjective well-being in Europe (2016)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A. (2017). Happy hosts? International tourist arrivals and residents' subjective well-being in Europe. Journal of Travel Research, 56(5), 599-612. https://doi.org/10.1177/0047287516662353

While there has been a growing interest in the relationship between perceived tourism impacts and residents’ quality of life, little is known about how residents’ well-being is affected by actual tourist arrivals. This paper studies the effect of int... Read More about Happy hosts? International tourist arrivals and residents' subjective well-being in Europe.

Remittances and informal work (2016)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A. (2016). Remittances and informal work. International Journal of Manpower, 37(7), 1172-1190. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2015-0117

© 2016, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the effect of remittances on informal employment in the migrants’ countries of origin, looking both at the remittance-receiving and non-migrant households. D... Read More about Remittances and informal work.

Kosovo - Winning its Independence but Losing its People? Recent Evidence on Emigration Intentions and Preparedness to Migrate (2015)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & King, R. (2015). Kosovo - Winning its Independence but Losing its People? Recent Evidence on Emigration Intentions and Preparedness to Migrate. International Migration, 53(5), 84-103. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00716.x

© 2015 International Organization for Migration. Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in February 2008, but substantial proportions of its population are expressing their lack of confidence by preparing to emigrate. In this paper, we present... Read More about Kosovo - Winning its Independence but Losing its People? Recent Evidence on Emigration Intentions and Preparedness to Migrate.

Sample selection and bribing behaviour: Evidence from post-socialist countries and Western Europe (2015)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Hinks, T. (2015). Sample selection and bribing behaviour: Evidence from post-socialist countries and Western Europe. Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 235(2), 139-167

We study the individual-level determinants of bribing public officials. Particular attention is paid to the issue of respondents’ non-random selection into contact with public officials, which may result in biased estimates. Data come from the 2010 L... Read More about Sample selection and bribing behaviour: Evidence from post-socialist countries and Western Europe.

Happy Moves? Assessing the Link between Life Satisfaction and Emigration Intentions (2015)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A. (2015). Happy Moves? Assessing the Link between Life Satisfaction and Emigration Intentions. Kyklos, 68(3), 335-356. https://doi.org/10.1111/kykl.12086

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. It has been shown that higher levels of subjective well-being lead to greater work productivity, better physical health and enhanced social skills. Because of these positive externalities, policymakers across the world... Read More about Happy Moves? Assessing the Link between Life Satisfaction and Emigration Intentions.

Global economic crisis and corruption (2014)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Hinks, T. (2015). Global economic crisis and corruption. Public Choice, 162(3-4), 425-445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11127-014-0213-z

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. We study the effects of the 2008–2009 global economic crisis on the household experience of bribing public officials. The data come from the Life in Transition-2 survey, conducted in 2010 in 30 post-s... Read More about Global economic crisis and corruption.


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