Roman V. Galperin, PhD

Roman V. Galperin, PhD

Assistant Professor

Academic Discipline: Management & Organization

Areas of Interest:
Expert work
People analytics
Computational social science

Phone: 410-234-9450



Roman Galperin, PhD (MIT Sloan School of Management) is an Assistant Professor of Management at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Professor Galperin’s research focuses on expert work and access to knowledge in organizations and markets. He studies these topics in the empirical contexts of intellectual property protection, health care, tax accounting, and consumer credit. In 2017, Galperin received a prestigious Discovery Award grant as a co-PI with Marshall Shuler (Dept. of Neuroscience) to study efficient search in the context of patent examination. Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, professor Galperin was an NSF-ASA Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University and an Edward J. Safra Network Fellow at Harvard University. Galperin also served as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston from 2013 to 2016.

Honors & Distinctions

  • 2017 “Efficient search and its implications for patenting of inventions.” Discovery Award ($100,000 grant, Co-PI with Marshall Hussain Shuler), Johns Hopkins University
  • 2012 NSF-ASA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Selected Publications

  • Galperin, Roman V., Oliver Hahl, Adina D. Sterling and Jerry Guo. "Too good to hire? Capability and commitment inferences in labor markets" Administrative Science Quarterly, Forthcoming.
  • Albert, Kyle, Roman V. Galperin, and Aleksandra Kacperczyk. "Occupational licensure and entrepreneurs: The case of tax preparers in the U.S." Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Forthcoming.
  • Galperin, Roman V. 2017. “Mass-production of Professional Services and Pseudo-Professional Identity in Tax Preparation Work” Academy of Management Discoveries 3 (2): 208-29
  • Fernandez, Roberto M. and Roman V. Galperin. 2014. “The causal status of social capital in labor markets” Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 40. Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Social Networks
  • Galperin, Roman V. and Kaili Mauricio. “Tough Times Borrowing: Effects of Fringe Lending Regulation on Credit Standing, Search, and Access.” 2015, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Community Development Discussion Paper No. 2015-03, Available at SSRN:
  • Galperin, Roman V. and Andrew Weaver. “Payday Lending Regulation and the Demand for Alternative Financial Services.” 2014, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Community Development Discussion Paper No. 2014-1, Available at SSRN: