DoB: January 7, 1983 (Moscow, Russia)
Citizenship: Russian, U.S. Permanent Resident



  1. Keynote speaker at the 20th DEGIT (Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade) Conference (Geneva) 
  2. Sloan Research Fellowship 2015
  3. 25 Economists under 45, IMF’s Finance & Development, 2014 (vol. 51, no. 3)
  4. Keynote speaker at the 16th NOITS Workshop (Copenhagen, 2015)
  5. Richard Allen Lester University Preceptorship, Princeton University, 2013-2016
  6. Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, 2012
  7. Young Economists Jamboree, Macroeconomics, Duke University, 2010
  8. NSF Grant "Risk and Inequality in a Global Economy" (co-PI with Elhanan Helpman and Stephen J. Redding), 2009-2012
  9. Review of Economic Studies Tour, 2009
  10. Chiles Fellowship, Harvard University, 2008-2009
  11. Merit Award, Harvard University, 2007-2008
  12. Dillon Fellowship, Harvard University, 2004-2005
  13. Don Patinkin Prize, New Economic School, 2004
  14. Best Student Paper Award, New Economic School, 2004
  15. Evraz-Holding Scholarship, New Economic School, 2004-2005


Visiting appointments

2017-2018 Stanford Econ/SIEPR and UC Berkeley
2012-2013 University of Chicago, Department of Economics and BFI


Short-term visits

2016, 2017 Philadelphia Fed
May 2017: Minneapolis FRB
April 2016: Yale University, Cowles Foundation
September 2015: Stanford University
June 2015: Science Po (Paris)
October 2014: UC Berkeley
September 2014: Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance (Rome)
May 2014: Minneapolis FRB
October 2013: UC Berkeley
October 2012: Yale University, Cowles Foundation
June 2012: Kiel Institute for World Economy (Germany)
December 2011: Graduate Institute (Geneva)
May 2011: Chicago Booth, IGM
November 2009: Minneapolis FRB
April 2009: CREI/UPF (Barcelona)
June 2008: Penn State


Seminar Presentations


Philadelphia FRB, Ryerson and University of Toronto, Minneapolis FRB, CEPII (Paris), Columbia, Stanford, ITAM and Bank of Mexico

2016: Yale, Dartmouth, Brown, UCLA, NY Fed, LBS, NES (Moscow), IMF, UPF-CREI, Nottingham, Belfast, Harvard, CUHK-HKU-HKUST (Hong Kong)
2015: Cornell, CUNY, SMU (Dallas), BC, Oslo University, Norges Bank (Oslo), Berlin, Toulouse, Ecole Polytechnique and CREST (Paris), Bank de France, Stanford, Chicago Booth, Michigan, Federal Reserve Board, MIT, Indiana
2014: UBC, BU, Bank of Portugal, NY Fed, Minneapolis Fed, Uppsala, IIES, Italian Treasury, EIEF, CEU (Budapest), Bank of Italy, Mannheim, ECARES (Brussels), Penn State, UC Berkeley, Houston
2013: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, San Francisco Fed, Harvard, CREI\UPF, LSE, Bocconi, World Bank, Bank of Canada, HEC-Montreal, Cambridge, Oxford, Chicago Booth, Northwestern, Chicago Fed, CEFIR/NES, IMF and World Bank, USC, UC Irving, Atlanta Fed
2012: Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, Wisconsin-Madison, Johns Hopkins, Warwick, LSE, Edinburgh, Stanford, Yale, Chicago
2011: University of Michigan, Michigan State University, New York Fed (x2), UPenn, Chicago Booth, CEFIR/NES, Philadelphia Fed, Federal Reserve Board, Columbia, Wharton, NYU, Harvard, MIT, Johns Hopkins SAIS, Graduate Institute and WTO (Geneva)
2010: Vanderbilt, Maryland, Temple, University of Tokyo
2009: Princeton, Northwestern, Chicago, Chicago Booth, Stanford, Stanford GSB, UC Berkeley, MIT, UCLA, CEFIR/NES, UPF/CREI, LSE/LBS, IMF, Moscow State University, Cornell, World Bank, Minneapolis Fed
2008: Penn State, CEFIR/NES, Harvard, Yale, Chicago Fed


Conference Presentations


CEPR International Macroeconomics and Finance Workshop (Cambridge University)
UCLA Trade Workshop
ERWIT (CEPR, Copenhagen)
TRISTAN Workshop at the University of Bayreuth (Germany)
IMF Conference on “Exchange Rates and External Adjustment” (Zurich)
Granularity Workshop (Banque de France)
SED Meetings (Toulouse)
Princeton IES Workshop
NBER Summer Institute IFM Meeting (Boston)
NBER Summer Institute ITI Meeting (Boston)
NBER Summer Institute “Macroeconomics Within and Across Borders Meeting” (Boston)
Moscow State Economics 75th Anniversary Conference


NOITS Annual Workshop on International Economics (University of Copenhagen)
ERWIT (Sciences Po, Paris)
Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, Macroeconomic Implications of Firm-Labor Heterogeneity
SED Meetings (Warsaw)
NBER Summer Institute IFM Meeting
NBER Summer Institute ITI Meeting
NBER Summer Institute Macro Perspectives Meeting
20th DEGIT (Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade) Conference (Geneva)
6th NYU Search Theory Workshop
Minneapolis Fed Symposium


3rd West Coast Trade Conference (UCLA)
Macroeconomics Across Time and Space (Philly Fed)
ERWIT (Oslo)
SED Meetings (Toronto)
NBER Summer Institute ITI Meeting (Boston) 
IMF Workshop on Macro Policy and Income Inequality
Workshop on Firm Dynamics and Entrepreneurship (CIREQ, Montreal)


AEA Meetings (San Diego)
Dallas Fed Conference
Cowles Macro Workshop on Matching (Yale)
SED Annual Meeting (Seoul)
Princeton IES Workshop
NBER Summer Institute IFM Meeting (Boston)
Chicago Booth "International Macro Finance Conference"

2012: Workshop on Industry and Labor Market Dynamics (UAB, Barcelona GSE)
Kiel Institute Award Workshop (Germany)
SED Annual Meeting (Cyprus)
Princeton IES Workshop
NBER Summer Institute ITI Meeting (Boston)
NBER Summer Institute Macro Perspectives Meeting (Boston)
NBER IFM Fall Meeting (Boston)
Philly Fed Trade Workshop
NBER ITI Winter Meeting (Stanford)
NES 20th Anniversary Conference (Moscow)
ECB Global Research Forum (Frankfurt)
2011: FGV/EPGE Advances in Macroeconomics (Rio de Janeiro)
NES-HSE CAS Conference on General Equilibrium (Moscow)
Conference on Worker-specific Effects of Globalisation (Tubingen, Germany)
NBER IFM Fall Meeting (Boston)
Philadelphia Fed Trade Workshop
2010: NBER Macroeconomics Annual (Boston)
SED Annual Meeting (Montreal)
Duke Young Economists Jamboree, Macroeconomics
Hitotsubashi COE Conference on International Trade & FDI (Tokyo)
2009: RESTUD Tour: CESifo (Munich), ECARES (Brussels), Oxford University
SED Annual Meeting (Istanbul)
Princeton IES Summer Workshop
LAMES-LACEA Annual Meeting (Buenos Aires)
2008: Spring NBER Price Dynamics Meeting (Stanford)
NBER Summer Institute ME Meeting (Boston)
SED Annual Meeting (Boston)
SITE Summer Institute (Stanford)
2007: Spring NBER IFM Meeting (Boston)
Central European University (Budapest)
EEA/ESEM Meeting (Budapest)
Fall NBER EFG Meeting (Chicago)
Fall NBER ME Meeting (Boston)
Winter NBER ITI Meeting (San Francisco)
New York Fed Conference on Exchange Rates and Prices




CEBRA Annual Meeting (Ottawa): Bjørnland, Larsen and Maih “Oil and macroeconomic (in)stability”
NBER SI IFM: Auer, Burstein and Lein “Price and Consumption Responses to Large Exchange Rate Shocks: Evidence from the 2015 Appreciation in Switzerland”
Spring NBER IFM: Alessandria, Choi and Lu “Trade Integration and the Trade Balance in China”


NBER SI ITM: Guilloux-Nefussi “Globalization, Market Structure and Inflation Dynamics”


3rd iNET Conference on Macro Externalities (IMF): 
Gopinath et al. "Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe"


NBER SI IFM: Fitzgerald and Haller "Exporters and Shocks..."
AEAs (Phila): Chari, Dovis and Kehoe "Optimal Currency Areas"


Fall NBER IFM: Chari, Dovis and Kehoe "Optimal Currency Areas"
NBER SI ITI: Tintelnot "Global Production with Export Platforms"
Spring NBER IFM: Bianchi, Hatchondo and Martinez "Int'l Reserves and Rollover Risk"
AEAs (San Diego): FLN "Foreign Ownership of US Safe Assets: Good or Bad"

2012: NBER Macro within and across Borders (Chicago): Farhi and Werning "Fiscal Unions"
Princeton IES Workshop: ACDR "The Elusive Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade"
AEAs (Chicago): DHMSZ "Liberalized Trade and Worker-Firm Matching"
2011: NBER SI IFM: Catao, Fostel and Ranciere "Sudden Stops and Sovereign Defaults"
Yale Cowles Workshop: Costinot, Lorenzoni and Werning "...Optimal Capital Controls"
Philadelphia Macro Workshop: Cosar, Guner and Tybout "Firm Dynamics, Job Turnover..."
AEAs (Denver): EKKS "Dissecting the French Export Wage Premium"
2009: NBER SI ITI: Aw, Roberts and Xu "R&D Investment, Exporting, and Productivity Dynamics"
NBER ITO: Atkeson and Burstein "Innovation, Firm Dynamics and International Trade"
2008: NBER ITO: Costinot "Heterogeneity and Trade"


Public Service

  1. NES (Moscow), International Academic Advisory Board, 2015-present
  2. Moscow State University, Department of Economics, Academic Advisor, 2014-present
  3. HSE (Moscow), Department of Economics, Academic review committee, 2014
  4. Program committee member, SED Annual Meetings: Montreal 2010, Cyprus 2012, Seoul 2013, Toronto 2014, Warsaw 2015
  5. Moscow State Economics 75th Anniversary Conference, Organizer, 2016
  6. Program committee member, NES 20th Anniversary Conference, Moscow 2012
  7. Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
  8. Excellence in Refereeing Award, Review of Economic Studies, 2014



AEJ-Macro, AEJ-Policy, American Economic Review, B.E. Journals, Canadian Journal of Economics, Econometrica, Economic Journal, Economics of Transition, European Economic Review, International Journal of Central Banking, IMF Economic Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Quantile, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of International Economics, Review of World Economics, Theoretical Economics, World Development, National Science Foundation Grant Proposals

Doctoral Students

2010: Saroj Bhattarai (Penn State)
2011: Pablo Fajgelbaum (UCLA) 
          Shlomi Kramer (General Electric)
          Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (UPenn Wharton)
          Edouard Schaal (NYU)
2013: Diogo Guillen* (Gavea Investimentos)
2015: Qingqing Cao* (Michigan State University)
2016: David Nagy (UPF-CREI)
          Mark Razhev* (University of Melbourne)
          Ricardo Reyes-Heroles (Federal Reserve Board)
2017: Sungki Hong* (St Louis Fed)
          Alex Rodnyansky* (University of Cambridge)
          Alejandro Van der Ghote (ECB)
2018: Dmitry Mukhin*, Sergii Kiiashko*