Ricardo Vicente



I have received my PhD in Economics at the European University Institute, in Florence, Italy.

I am an Economist at the Bank of Estonia, a Lecturer of Economic Modelling at the University of Tartu, in Estonia, a Visiting Lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Arts, and a CERGE-EI Foundation Teaching Fellow.

My research interests include Public Finance, Sovereign Debt, Climate Economics and Political Economics.

Contact details:

E-mail: ricardo[dot]vicente[at]eui[dot]eu or ricardo[dot]vicente[at]ut[dot]ee

Address:

University of Tartu

School of Economics

and Business Administration

Narva mnt 18

51009 Tartu, Estonia

News June 2022:

My MA student Yesudassen Pillay Mauree has won the Swedbank award for the best MA thesis in the curriculum of Quantitative Economics of the University of Tartu on the topic Is the Video Games Industry Recession-proof? and I have won the Swedbank award for supervising the best MA thesis in the curriculum of Quantitative Economics. Yesudassen's prize includes the award certificate and 1000€ and my prize includes the award certificate and 500€. The prizes were announced by Swedbank's Chief Economist in Estonia Tõnu Mertsina during the June 17th U Tartu School of Economics and Business Administration conferring ceremony. Yesudassen thesis employs VARs to study the relationship between the business cycle and different market segments of the global gaming industry and it shows that some of these segments are impervious to the business cycle.