Randall K. Filer
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Teaneck, NJ 07666 USA
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Randall K. Filer is Professor of Economics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and, since 1993, Visiting Professor of Economics and Senior Scholar at CERGE-EI in Prague. He is also President of the CERGE-EI Foundation, the Eastern European Coordinator of the Global Development Network (GDN), a member of the Academic and Governing Boards at the International School of Economics in Tbilisi, Georgia (ISET), and a member of the scientific committee of the Croatian National Bank. Professor Filer is a research Fellow of IZA (Bonn), CESifo (Munich), and the Manhattan Institute (NYC).
His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the ACE program of the European Union, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Volkswagen Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others and has appeared in leading professional journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, European Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and Economics of Transition. Professor Filer has twice been a Fulbright Scholar in the Czech Republic as well as a visiting scholar at the Economics Institute, Zagreb, Croatia.
Professor Filer received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1979 where he was affiliated with the Industrial Relations Section and the Office of Population Research. He graduated magna cum laude with Highest Honors in economics from Haverford College.