Tweets about Russia by Donald Trump during his presidency caused short but noticeable depreciations of the rouble. Meanwhile, the introduction of new sanctions, upon which the president did not comment, had no such effect. This was the finding of a group of researchers, which included Elena Fedorova, Professor of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of HSE University. The group published their findings in in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
Congratulations to Mariya Teteryatnikova, Assistant professor of the Department of Theoretical Economics, on the publication of her paper "Income Differences, Productivity and Input-Output Networks" in the top-field journal "American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics"
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"
Those who consider themselves healthy will be more willing to comply with COVID restrictions if they believe, according to their own estimations, that the expected losses from the disease will be significant, suggest researchers of the Faculty of Economic Sciences at HSE University.
Aleksei Smirnov, Assistant Professor, HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences, and Egor Starkov, Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, have constructed a mathematical model that explains why it is advantageous for sellers not to delete negative reviews of their products. A study detailing this conclusion has been accepted for publication in The American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.