On leave, visiting University of Chicago in 2012-13
Date and Place of Birth: 7 January 1983, Moscow (Russia)
Macroeconomics and International Economics
Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University, 2004-2009
M.A. in Economics, New Economic School (Moscow), 2002-2004
B.Sc. in Economics, Moscow State University, 1999-2003
2009–present: Princeton University, Department of Economics, and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
- Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, July 2010–present
- Associate Research Scholar, International Economics Section, 2009–2010
2010-present: Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research Affiliate
September 2012 - June 2013: Visiting Becker-Friedman Institute, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
1. Financial Frictions and Industrial Policies, April 2013, draft coming soon
with Ben Moll
2. Importers, Exporters and Exchange Rate Disconnect, November 2012
with Mary Amiti and Jozef Konings
3. Trade and Inequality: From Theory to Estimation, April 2013, new revised draft!
with Elhanan Helpman, Marc Muendler and Stephen Redding
revise and resubmit at the American Economic Review
Previous version: NBER Working Paper No. 17991, April 2012
4. Fiscal Devaluations, April 2013, new revised draft!
with Emmanuel Farhi and Gita Gopinath
Version with a static model:
NBER Working Paper No. 17662,
5. Price Dynamics for Durable Goods, May 2012, draft coming soon
with Michal Fabinger and Gita Gopinath
7. Wages, Unemployment and Inequality with Heterogeneous Firms and Workers, September 2008
with Elhanan Helpman and Stephen Redding; Slides
Earlier version: NBER Working Paper No. 14122, June 2008
1. Sources of Wage Inequality, January 2013
Anders Akerman, Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki, Marc-Andreas Muendler and Stephen Redding
American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, forthcoming
2. Trade Prices and the Global Trade Collapse of 2008-2009, July 2012
Gita Gopinath, Oleg Itskhoki and Brent Neiman
3. Trade and Labor Market Outcomes, February 2011
Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
forthcoming in 2011, in D.Acemoglu, M.Arellano and E.Dekel (eds.), Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications, Tenth World Congress of the Econometric Society.
Gita Gopinath and Oleg Itskhoki
Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and
Econometrica, July 2010, 78 (4): 1239–1283
Technical Appendix with Formal Derivations and Proofs, February 2010
Elhanan Helpman and Oleg Itskhoki
Review of Economic Studies, July 2010, 77 (3): 1100–1137
Labor Market Rigidity, Trade and Unemployment: A Dynamic Model, April 2009, a technical note
7. Unequal Effects of Trade on Workers with Different Abilities, September 2009 [link to the journal article]
Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
Journal of the European Economic Association Papers & Proceedings, April/May 2010, 8 (2–3): 456-466
Technical Appendix, August 2009
Gita Gopinath and Oleg Itskhoki
Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2010, 125 (2): 675-727
Gita Gopinath, Oleg Itskhoki and Roberto Rigobon
American Economic Review, March 2010, 100 (1): 304-336
Ekonomika i Matematicheskie Metody, July 2008, 44(3): 17-37 [in Russian]
Old version in English: NES Master Thesis, July 2004
Quantile, September 2006, 1: 43-51 [in Russian]
English version: SSRN-id942870, January 2005
· ECO 553: Ph.D. International Macroeconomics (Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2012); Syllabus
· WWS 544: MPA International Macroeconomics (Fall 2010, Spring 2012); Syllabus
Honors, Fellowships and Grants:
· National Science Foundation Grant “Risk and Inequality in a Global Economy” (co-PI with Elhanan Helpman and Stephen J. Redding), 2009-2012
· Chiles Fellowship, Harvard University, 2008-2009
· Merit Award, Harvard University, 2007-2008
· Dillon Fellowship, Harvard University, 2004-2005
· Don Patinkin Prize, New Economic School, 2004
· Best Student Paper Award, New Economic School, 2004
· Evraz-Holding Scholarship, New Economic School, 2004-2005
Conference Presentations and Invited Seminars:
AEA Meetings (San Diego), UC Berkeley, UC Davis, San Francisco Fed, Harvard, CREI\UPF, LSE, Bocconi, Spring NBER IFM (Boston; discussant), World Bank, Bank of Canada, HEC-Montreal, Cambridge, Oxford, Chicago Booth, Dallas Fed Conference, Cowles Macro Workshop on Matching (Yale), Northwestern, SED Meeting (Seoul).
AEA Meetings (Chicago; discussant), Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, Wisconsin, Workshop on “Industry and Labor Market Dynamics”(Barcelona GSE), Johns Hopkins, Warwick, LSE, Edinburgh, Stanford, Kiel Institute, SED (Cyprus), Princeton IES Workshop, NBER ITI and Macro Perspectives Summer Institute, Princeton, Yale, FREIT EIIT at UCSC, NBER IFM Fall Meeting (Boston), Philly Fed Trade Workshop, NBER ITI Winter Meeting (Stanford), U of Chicago, NBER Meeting in Chicago (discussant), NES 20-th Anniversary Conference (Moscow), ECB Conference.
AEA Meetings (Denver; discussant), University of Michigan, Michigan State University, NY Fed, Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics (discussant), University of Pennsylvania, Chicago Booth (short visit), FGV/EPGE Advances in Macroeconomics (Rio de Janeiro), NES-HSE CAS Conference on General Equilibrium (Moscow), Yale Cowles Summer Conference on Trade and Macroeconomics (discussant), Conference on Worker-specific Effects of Globalisation (Tubingen, Germany), NBER IFM Summer Institute (discussant), NES (Moscow), Philadelphia Fed, Board of Governors of the FRS, Columbia, NBER IFM Fall Meeting (Boston), UPenn-Wharton, NYU, Harvard, Philadelphia Fed Trade Workshop, MIT, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, NY Fed, Graduate Institute and WTO (Geneva).
NBER Macroannual (Boston), SED Annual Meeting (Montreal), Duke Macroeconomics Jamboree, Vanderbilt, Maryland, Temple, Hitotsubashi COE Conference on International Trade & FDI (Tokyo), University of Tokyo.
Princeton, Northwestern, Chicago, Chicago GSB, Stanford, Stanford GSB, Berkeley, MIT, UCLA, CEFIR/NES, UPF/CREI, Spring NBER ITO Meeting (Boston; discussant), CESifo (Munich), ECARES (Brussels), Oxford, LSE/LBS, SED Annual Meeting (Istanbul), Princeton IES, NBER SI ITI (discussant), IMF, Moscow State University, LAMES-LACEA (Buenos Aires), Cornell, World Bank, Minneapolis Fed (short visit).
Spring NBER ITO Meeting (Boston; discussant), Spring NBER Price Dynamics Meeting (Stanford), Penn State, NBER Summer Institute ME Meeting (Boston), SED Annual Meeting (Boston), SITE Summer Institute (Stanford), CEFIR/NES, Harvard, Yale, Chicago Fed.
Spring NBER IFM Meeting (Boston), Harvard, CEFIR/NES, 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.
· Program committee member for the NES 20-th Anniversary Conference, Moscow, December 2012
· Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review, 2009, 2010, 2012.
AEJ-Macro, AEJ-Policy, American Economic Review, B.E. Journals, Canadian Journal of Economics, Econometrica, Economic Journal, Economics of Transition, European Economic Review, IMF 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, World Development, National Science Foundation Grant Proposals.
1. NBER IFM March 2013 (Boston): "International Reserves and Rollover Risk" by Javier Bianchi, Juan Carlos Hatchondo and Leonardo Martinez [Slides]
2. AEA Meetings 2013 (San Diego): "Foreign Ownership of US Safe Assets: Good or Bad" by Jack Favilukis, Sydney Ludvigson and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh [Slides]
3. NBER Macroeconomics Within and Across Borders, December 2012 (Chicago): "Fiscal Unions" by Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning [Slides]
4. Princeton IES Summer Workshop 2012: "The Elusive Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade" by Costas Arkolakis, Arnaud Costinot, Dave Donaldson and Andrés Rodríguez-Clare [Slides]
5. AEA Meetings 2012 (Chicago): "Liberalized Trade and Worker-Firm Matching" by Carl Davidson, Fredrik Heyman, Steve Matusz, Fredrik Sjöholm and Susan Zhu [Slides]
6. NBER IFM SI 2011: "Sudden Stops and Sovereign Defaults" by Luis Catão, Ana Fostel and Romain Rancière [Slides]
7. 2011 Cowles Summer Conference "New Perspectives on International Trade, Development, and Macroeconomics" (Yale University): "Trade Protection and Currency Manipulation" by Arnaud Costinot, Guido Lorenzoni and Iván Werning [Slides]
8. 9-th Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics, April 2011: "Firm Dynamics, Job Turnover, and Wage Distribution in an Open Economy" by Kerem Coşar, Nezih Guner and James Tybout [Slides]
9. AEA Meetings 2011 (Denver): “Dissecting the French Export Wage Premium” by Jonathan Eaton, Samuel Kortum, Francis Kramarz and Raul Sampognaro [Slides]
10. NBER ITI SI 2009: “R&D Investment, Exporting, and Productivity Dynamics” by Bee Yan Aw, Mark Roberts and Daniel Xu
11. NBER ITO May 2009: “Innovation, Firm Dynamics and International Trade” by Andrew Atkeson and Ariel Burstein
12. NBER ITO April 2008: “Heterogeneity and Trade” by Arnaud Costinot
2010: Saroj Bhattarai (PennState)
2011: Pablo Fajgelbaum (UCLA), Shlomi Kramer (General Electric), Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (UPenn-Wharton), Edouard Schaal (NYU)
2013: Diogo Guillen (Gavea Investimentos)
Revised: 6 April 2013