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Alexander Tarasov

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Alexander Tarasov has been at HSE University since 2015.

Education and Degrees

  • 2009

    PhD
    Pennsylvania State University

  • 2003

    Master's in Economics
    New Economic School

  • 2002

    Degree
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 2002

    Degree in Applied Mathematics
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2017, 2016

Employment history

          Associate Professor of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, January 2017 – present   

          Assistant Professor of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, September 2015 – January 2017

          Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Munich, October 2009 – September 2015

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Microeconomics-1 (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Economic Sciences; field of study "38.03.01. Экономика", field of study "38.03.01. Экономика"; 1 year, 3, 4 module)Rus

International Trade Course

Syllabus   Файл (PDF, 207 Кб)

The webpage for the course will be located on the Piazza platform. Please, send me an email to sign you up. 

Publications10

Grants

2018-2020:      The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) grant No. 18-18-00253: “Income inequality, taste heterogeneity, and spatial dispersion: the aggregate implications of individual differences”

2018-2020:      The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) grant No. 18-48-05007: “Information Acquisition, Diffusion and Disclosure in Markets”

2018-2020:      The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant No. 18-010-01002: “General equilibrium multisectoral models: intersectoral markup divergence, welfare, and gravity”

Editorial board membership

2018: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade.

Conferences

2019:  The First International Workshop “Market Studies and Spatial Economics” (Moscow), CESifo Area Conference on Global Economy (Munich), International Conference “Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics” (Saint-Petersburg), European Trade Study Group (Bern)   

2018: EEA-ESEM Congress (Cologne), DEGIT XXIII (Moscow), European Trade Study Group (Warsaw)

2017: Conferences: 1st Catalan Economic Society Conference (Barcelona), 5th International Conference on Applied Research in Economics (Perm, Russia)  

2016: 17th April International Academic Conference on Economics and Social Development (Moscow), EEA-ESEM Congress (Geneva), 9th FIW Research Conference (Vienna)

2015: Annual Meeting of Society for Economic Dynamics (Warsaw), 36th NES Research Conference (Moscow), 8th FIW Research Conference (Vienna)


Working Papers

"Exporting Costs and Multi-product Shipments" (with David Gomtsyan), 2021, accepted for publication in Scandinavian Journal of Economicspdf (PDF, 484 Кб)

"Trade and the Spatial Distribution of Transport Infrastructure" (with Gabriel Felbermayr), 2019, accepted for publication in Journal of Urban Economics pdf (PDF, 484 Кб)

"A Theory of Monopolistic Competition with Horizontally Heterogenous Consumers" (with Sergey Kokovin, Shamil Sharapudinov, Philip Ushchev), 2020,  pdf (PDF, 484 Кб)

“Pork, Infrastructure and Growth: Evidence from the Italian Railway Expansion” (with Roberto Bonfatti, Giovanni Facchini, Gian Luca Tedeschi, and Cecilia Testa), 2021,   pdf (PDF, 484 Кб)

“Optimal Income Taxation under Monopolistic Competition” (with Robertas Zubrickas), 2021,  pdf (PDF, 484 Кб)

 

Timetable for today

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From reviewers about reviews

On January 25 the HSE AWC hosted its first event in 2022 – the panel discussion "From reviewers, to reviewers, about reviews."

Call for papers: The Fourth International Seminar “Market Studies and Spatial Economics”

The Center for Market Studies and Spatial Economics invites you to participate in the Fourth International Workshop 'Market Studies and Spatial Economics', which will take place in Moscow, Russia on April 5–6, 2022 as part of the XXIII Yasin (April) International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (HSE).

Paper of Alexander Tarasov in Economics Letters

Paper of Alexander Tarasov, Head of the Department of Theoretical Economics, Associate Professor, Ph.D in Economics Letters "On equilibrium in monopolistic competition with endogenous labor"

Economics: Research Program is a Chance and I am Extremely Glad to Take Advantage of it

Nargiz Mammadova, first-year student of the Master's program Economics: Research Program on her way to the Economics: Research Program, her first semester experience, and her takeaways from the HSE University studies

Call for papers: The Third International Seminar “Market Studies and Spatial Economics”

Center for Market Studies and Spatial Economics invites you to participate in the The Third International Seminar “Market Studies and Spatial Economics” that will take place in Moscow, Russia on April 15–16, 2021 as part of the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (HSE).

How Undergraduate Students Will Study Economics

Alexander Tarasov, Head of the Department of Theoretical Economics, spoke about the new general courses in Economics

Call for papers: The 9th International conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics'

The Center for Market Studies and Spatial Economics invites you to participate in the 9th International conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics'.
Submission deadline: February 15, 2020

Call for papers: The Second International Seminar “Market Studies and Spatial Economics”

Center for Market Studies and Spatial Economics invites you to participate in the The Second International Seminar “Market Studies and Spatial Economics” (https://ces.hse.ru/msse) that will take place in Moscow, Russia on April 7–8, 2020 as part of the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (HSE).
Submission deadline: December 25, 2019.

FES International Research Seminar

Starting from the 2016-2017 academic year Faculty of Economic Sciences has launched a new international seminar series. The series host many established scholars as well as young promising economists from various respectable universities worldwide.

Paper by CMSSE fellow accepted for publication at European Economic Review

The paper "Trade in Tasks and the Organization of Firms" by CMSSE leading research fellow Alexander Tarasov, co-authored with Dalia Marin (University of Munich) and Jan Schymik (University of Munich), has been accepted for publication at the European Economic Review.

'Normal Is Not Ridiculous': Most Interesting Reports Presented at the HSE's XVII April International Academic Conference

A total of 900 papers were presented at the HSE's XVII April Conference in Moscow. We consider the following selection to be must-reads.

Paper by MSSE reserach fellow accepted by American Economic Journal

The paper "Affirmative Action: One Size Does Not Fit All" by MSSE Leading research fellow Alexander Tarasov co-authored with Krishna, Kala has been accepted for publication by the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2): 215-52.

HSE Researchers Receive Gaidar Award for Young Economists

HSE Professors Alexander Tarasov and Roman Zakharenko have received the Gaidar Award for Young Economists for their article on the connection between trade costs and defense spending. A special award also went to the paper ‘Bad News: An Experimental Study on the Informational Effects of Rewards,’ whose authors include HSE Associate Professor Anton Suvorov.