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Associate - Labour Markets, Community Wellbeing
Tel:  0207 106 1262
Email: Y.Rubinstein@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: LSE  NAB 5.31

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Expertise: Human Capital, Earnings Inequality, Trade Flows, Economics of Fear, Evaluation of Social Programmes


Dr Yona Rubinstein is a Reader in Managerial Economics and Strategy at the LSE's Department of Management. He is also an Associate at the CEP. His research interests span our Labour, Globalisation and Communities Programmes. He is currently working on a Communities project, focusing on the Determinants of Lone Parenthood with Leonardo Felli. Prior to joining the LSE, Yona taught at both Brown University, Eitan Berglas School of Economics and the University of Chicago.

Current Areas of Research:

The Determinants of Lone Parenthood - This project is aimed at identifying causes for the dramatic increase in lone parenthood that has occurred in many countries. It will use US data from the 1979 and 1997 cohorts of the NLSY.

CEP Publications

CEP discussion paper
Selection into entrepreneurship and self-employment Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1722:
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JEL Classification: L26; J24; G32; E32

Tags: entrepreneurship; human capital; occupational choice; corporate finance; business cycles

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Do Public Colleges in Developing Countries Provide Better Education than Private ones? Evidence from General Education Sector in India Yona Rubinstein and Sheetal Sekhri December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0130:
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JEL Classification: O15; I21; H41

Tags: private education; public education; india

CEP discussion paper
Fear and the Response to Terrorism: An Economic Analysis Gary S. Becker and Yona Rubinstein
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1079:
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JEL Classification: F52; Z10

Tags: economics; psychology; education

CEP discussion paper
Racial Discrimination and Competition Ross Levine, Alexey Levkov and Yona Rubinstein
August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1069:
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JEL Classification: J7; J31; D43; D3; G21; G28

Tags: discrimination; imperfect competition; banks; regulation