Vladimir Hlasny is an associate professor of Economics at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. His research centers on industrial organization and market regulation. He has published studies on causes and consequences of regulatory reform in utility industries, on environmental regulation, and on equal-opportunity laws in labor markets. He has served as a research fellow with the Erasmus Mundus Public Policy Program, the International Centre for Economic Research and the Japan Foundation. Prior to joining Ewha in 2007, he worked as a research economist at ERS Group, a consultancy, in the labor and employment discrimination branch. He holds a doctorate in Economics
from Michigan State University.