- International Economics
Oleg Itskhoki has research interests in the fields of Macroeconomics and International Economics. One line of his research focuses on the effects of international trade on labor market outcomes, including unemployment and income inequality. Another line of his research studies the pricing policies of firms in international transaction, in particular focusing on currency choice by importing and exporting firms and its implication for macroeconomic policies. His most recent research is centered around the issue of the optimal macroeconomic policy in currency unions. His research is supported by a National Science Foundation grant and his work is published in American Economic Review, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies.
Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. B.A., Moscow State University 2003; M.A., New Economics School (Moscow) 2004; Ph.D., Harvard University 2009; Post-doc, International Economics Section, Princeton University 2009-2010.