CV

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EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles, PhD in Comparative Politics and Government expected 2020

Topic: “Political Economy of Technological Development

Committee: Prof. Daniel Treisman (chair)

Prof. Chad Hazlett, Prof. Daniel Posner, Prof. Nico Voigtlander (Anderson School of Business)

University of California, Los Angeles, MS in Statistics expected 2020

University of Maryland, College Park, Graduate coursework required for PhD in Economics 2012-2014

Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Ph.D. (kandidat) in Economics 2011

Kazan Federal University, Kazan BA in Economics (with Honors) 2010

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Research Fellow, Department of Political Science, UCLA 2019-2020, 2014-16

Teaching Fellow, Anderson School of Business, UCLA 2019

Teaching Fellow, Department of Political Science, UCLA 2016-18

Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Institutions and Development,

Higher School of Economics, Moscow 2013-14

Lecturer, Economics Department, Kazan National Technological Research University 2010-12

PUBLICATIONS

“Technological Foundations of Political Instability” in European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 60, 2-20 (with Dmitry Dagaev and Anton Sobolev)

“Economic Transition and the Rise of Alternative Institutions: Political Connections in Putin’s Russia” in Economics of Transition, 2018, Volume 26(4),615–648

“The Role of Business in Shaping Economic Policy.” in The New Autocracy: Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin’s Russia, 2018, 249-276, Brookings Institution Press (with Konstantin Sonin)

“Putin’s Strategy After the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-9” in Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability: Duration, Financial Conditions, and Institutions, 2020, University of Michigan Press, (with Daniel Treisman)

CURRENT RESEARCH

“The Puzzling Politics of R&D: Signaling Competence through Risky Projects” R&R at the Journal of Comparative Economics

“The Puzzling Politics of R&D: Growing “Lemons” in the Market for Technology”

“The Puzzling Politics of R&D: innovation and political connections”

Measure for Measure: Using Events Data to Characterize Relationships in Networks

“Leaderless Protests?” (with Dmitry Dagaev, Anton Sobolev, and Konstantin Sonin)

GRANTS

External (while at UCLA)

IHS 2020 Summer Graduate Research Fellowship 2020

Institute for Humane Studies, New York, Research Grant 2019

The Harriman Institute, New York, Travel Grant 2018, 2019

Charles Koch Graduate Student Grant 2018

The Harriman Institute, New York, Research Grant 2018

Institute for Humane Studies, New York, Hayek Grant 2018, 2019, 2020

Institute for Humane Studies, Arlington, PhD Fellowship 2015,2017,2018

External

The grant of President of Tatarstan for the outstanding graduate research 2012

Global Development Network CIS Department Development Grant 2012

Ronald Coase Institute Fellowship 2011

“Algarysh” grant of Tatarstan Republic to study in Washington University in St. Louis with full tuition coverage and stipend 2008-2009

Internal (at UCLA)

Dissertation Year Fellowship 2019

Dissertation Research Fellowship, the Center for European and Russian Studies 2019

Dissertation Research Fellowship, the Center for European and Russian Studies 2018

UCLA Fellowship 2014

UCLA Dean’s Stipend 2014

PRESENTATIONS

POLMETH (2020 - scheduled),International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development Conference, Higher School of Economics(2020 - scheduled),IHS SURF Workshop (2020), MPSA (2020 - online),Invited talk at UCLA Computational International Relations Workshop (2020), ASSA (2020), Joint Seminar of Higher School of Economics on Political Economy, ICSID and NES CSDSI (2019),Invited talk at IHS Graduate Workshop at George Mason University (2019),7th Annual Comparative Politics and Formal Theory Conference (2019),Geo-Economic and Geostrategic Dimensions of Great Power Competition in the 21st Century” Summer Training Course (2019), WPSA (2019), APSA (2018, 2016, 2014), MPSA (2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2014), International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development Conference, Higher School of Economics (2019, 2018), European Economic Association Annual Conference (2015), April International Academic Conference On Economic and Social Development (2013, 2012, 2010, 2011), Moscow Higher School of Economics (2014), UCLA (2014,2015,2016)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson Business School

Technology Analytics, with Prof. Keith Chen

University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Political Science

Politics and Government of Post-Communist Russia, with Prof. Daniel Treisman

Politics and Strategy with Prof. Barry O’Neil and Prof. Kathleen Bawn

Experiments and Research Design with Prof. Graeme Blair

Peace and War, with Prof. Daborah Larson

World Politics, with Prof. Leslie Johns

University of Maryland, Department of Economics

Principles of Micro-Economics, with Prof. John Straub

Principles of Micro-Economics, with Prof. Naveen Sarna

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory and Policy, with Prof.
John Neri

SERVICE

Methods Workshops at Economics Department, Kazan National Research Technological University:

Causal Inference Workshop 2019
R Workshop 2018, 2019
Game Theory Workshop 2018

Manuscript Referee: PLOS ONE, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, American Political Science Review

SKILLS

SOFTWARE: R (keras, selenium, rvest, tm, ggplot2, tidyverse, sp, raster,daggity,gis),

Stata, SPSS, \LaTeX

DATA COLLECTION: automated data extraction, automated text processing,

online and field experiments, surveys, interviews

References

Prof. Daniel Treisman (chair of the dissertation committee), Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 4289 Bunche Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1472, treisman@polisci.ucla.edu

Prof. Chad Hazlett, Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 3264 Bunche Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1472, chazlett@ucla.edu

Prof. Konstantin Sonin, John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago,ksonin@uchicago.edu