Vasily Korovkin

I am an Assistant Professor at CERGE-EI in Prague (a joint workplace of Charles University and Czech Academy of Sciences). I received a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA Anderson School of Management in June 2018.

I am an applied microeconomist with a focus on firms and firm linkages in developing and middle-income countries. I use both reduced-form and structural methods to understand how institutional frictions affect the interactions between the firms and firm linkages, and I also develop new methods.

My research areas can be described as Development Economics, Industrial Organization, and Political Economy, as well as Applied Econometrics.

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Papers and Publications

Media: BBC Russia, News at Princeton

Work in Progress

  • Cartels in Procurement Auctions: Country-wide Evidence from Russia, with Pasha Andreyanov