Igor Livshits

Igor Livshits has obtained a Masters degree in Policy Economics from the University of Illinois in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2002.

Has received grants from the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Fund at the University of Western Ontario in 2003 and 2004, from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada in 2005 and 2008, and from the Insolvency Research Initiative of the Office of Superintendent of Bankruptcy in 2011.

Was a Scholar in the Institutions, Organizations and Growth program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

Igor’s research has been presented at numerous international conferences, and invited seminars at both universities and central banks; and has been published in the American Economic Review, the American Economic Journal Macroeconomics, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Economics Letters.