External institution: George Mason University

John S. Earle

John S. Earle received his undergraduate degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory, and his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Now a Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University, he has also taught at Stanford University, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Vienna, and Central European University. His main research interests are in labor, development, transition, and institutions, including topics such as employment policies, financial constraints, reallocation, and the effects of structural and institutional change on firms and workers. A former President of the Association for Comparative Economic Studies, his articles have been published in leading journals in not only economics, but also political science, management, and finance.