Institution: New Economic School

Danil Fedchenko

B.S. in Applied Math and Physics (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology),

M.A. in Economics (New Economic School),

Ph.D. in Economics (in progress) (Northwestern University).

Gerhard Toews

Gerhard Toews

Gerhard Toews is an Assistant Professor at the New Economic School in Moscow and a Research Affiliate at Oxcarre, University of Oxford, where he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow between 2014 and 2018. He is an applied economist with an interest in natural resource economics and economic history. See more at:


(Last updated October 2022)

Michele Valsecchi

Michele has been Assistant Professor at NES since September 2017. Before then, he held a Wallander postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Gothenburg and spent long visiting periods at IIES (Stockholm), LSE-STICERD (London) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). His research focuses on the role of institutions in developing countries and weakly institutionalized settings. In the past, he worked on land property rights, local elections and bureaucrats’ corruption, ethnic favoritism. He published in the Journal of Development Economics.

(Last updated January 2020)

Konstantin Egorov

Konstantin is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the New Economic School. He received his Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in 2018. His research interests are in the field of International Economics.

(Last updated November 2019)

Douglas L. Campbell

Douglas L. Campbell holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UC Davis with specializations in International Economics, Economic History, and Open-Economy Macroeconomics, and was previously a Staff Economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Obama administration, and also worked as a Modeling Analyst at the Democratic National Committee during the 2010 midterm elections. He currently works as an Assistant Professor at the New Economic School. He is one of the top 150 most followed economists in the world on Twitter @TradeandMoney.

Pavle Radicevic

Pavle Radicevic

Pavle is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the New Economic School in Moscow. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of New South Wales in Sydney. His research interest is in the area of theoretical corporate finance with a focus on the interaction of ownership concentration and corporate policies.

Marta Troya-Martinez

Marta is an Assistant Professor at the New Economic School and a research affiliate at CEPR. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford where she also worked as an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow and JRF at Jesus College. She has previously worked in the Competition Division of the OECD, the Chief Economist Office of the Office of Fair Trading (now Competition Commission) and the Inter-American Development Bank.

Hozny Zoabi

Hosny Zoabi is an assistant professor in Economics at the New Economic School. He received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University in 2005. Zoabi’s research focuses on understanding the determinants of long-run economic growth and its interaction with demographic changes, market structure and gender differences. It also concentrates on current demographic trends evolving in developed and developing countries.

Anna Ignatenko

Anna Ignatenko

Anna Ignatenko holds an M.A. degree in Economics from New Economic School and now is a Ph.D. student in Economics at the University of California, Davis. In 2013-2014 she worked as a Research Associate at Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Moscow.

David G. Tarr

David G. Tarr is a consultant and former Lead Economist with the World Bank and Adjunct Professor of International Economics at the New Economic School, Moscow. He has authored more than 60 refereed journal articles, written or edited 11 books or monographs and over 100 other professional papers.

Tarr has worked in more than 25 countries providing trade policy advice. His solely authored journal articles include articles in Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic Inquiry, the Southern Economics Journal, the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Comparative Economics.

Presently, his research interests include the link between the liberalization of barriers in services and growth and poverty reduction (with applications in Tanzania and Kenya), World Trade Organization accession (with applications in Russia and Kazakhstan), assessing the impact of diverse interrelated regional integration agreements (with applications in Chile, Brazil, Russia, Armenia, Tanzania, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan), and assessing the impact of trade liberalization with heterogeneous firms.