I am a Ph.D. candidate at the Bonn Graduate School of Economics, Germany since October 2012 and a BERA Research Associate at the Humboldt University of Berlin since September 2017.
 
Link to my BERA web page

Research Fields: 
Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Political Economy,
In particular: Mechanism design, Auction theory, Contests, Corruption.

E-mail: knyazevd[at]hu-berlin.de
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Publications:

1. Optimal Prize Structures in Elimination Contests
[pdf] [ssrn]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 139, 2017, 32-48

2. On Disclosure Policies in All-Pay Auctions with Stochastic Entry (
with Bo Chen and Xiandeng Jiang) [pdf] [ssrn]
Journal of Mathematical Economics 70, 2017, 66-73
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Working Papers:

3. Favoritism in Auctions: A Mechanism Design Approach [pdf] 

4. Head Starts and Doomed Losers: Contest via Search
(
with Bo Chen and Xiandeng Jiang) [pdf] [ssrn]


5. How to Fight Corruption: Carrots and Sticks [pdf] [ssrn]

6.
Information Disclosure in Dynamic Research Contests (with Bo Chen and Bo Chen)

7. Nondiscriminatory Strategyproof Optimal Auction (with Bo Chen) 

8. Subsidizing Participation Costs (with Bo Chen)
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Publications in Russian:

1. The Independence of Central Banks of CIS Countries and Eastern Europe (with Pavel Trunin)
Economic Policy
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, vol. 4, pages 176-188, 2010

2. Perspective issues in the CBR`s exchange rate policy (with Pavel Trunin and Ekaterina Kuduykina)
Research Paper Series, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, issue 144P, 2010
        
3. Analysis of independence of the central banks of the Russian Federation, the CIS and East European countries (with Pavel Trunin and Alexandr Satdarov)
Research Paper Series, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, issue 133P, 2010

4. Analysis of Foreign Experience of Econometric Estimation of Credit Cycles (with Maria Kazakova)
Published Papers, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, 2014