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Anastasia Burkovskaya

Room 462 Merewether building

The University of Sydney

2006 NSW, Australia


Academic Track Record

UCLA PhD in economics 2011 - 2016
New Economic School MA in economics 2009 - 2011
Moscow State University Specialist (MSc) in computer science 2005 - 2010


School of Economics, University of Sydney Assistant Professor 2016 - present


"Monetary Political Business Cycles: New Democracy Setting," Quantile, No.11, 2013.

Conferences and Seminars

2018: 28th ANZESG Meeting (UQ), HSE

2017: UNSW, Midwest Econometrics Group 2017, ITAM, PUC-Chile, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Universidad de los Andes, UCLA

2016: ES NASM (UPenn), Spring 2016 MWET (Rochester), USyd

2015: UCLA, ITAM, The 10th Annual Economic Graduate Student Conference (WUSTL), ES Latin American Workshop in Economic Theory (San Luis Potosi, Mexico)

2014: The 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (Lindau, Germany)

Working Papers

"A Model of State Aggregation"

"State Aggregation with α-MEU"

"Identification and Estimation of Electoral Model and Ballot Stuffing"

"Political Economy behind Central Bank Independence"

Teaching Experience

USyd: ECOS2001 (intermediate micro) (S2 2016, S2 2017), ECON6025 (graduate level game theory) (S2 2017, S2 2018), ECON6001 (graduate level micro) (S2 2018)

UCLA: 41 (undergraduate probability) (Spring 2016), 187 (Topics in asymmetric information, undergraduate upper-division) (Winter 2016), 11 (undergraduate lower-division micro) (Summer 2014), 106G (game theory) (Summer 2014)

ITAM: AED 1 (intermediate micro for law students) (Summer 2014)

Awards and Fellowships

Lindau award, National Science Foundation 2014
Summer Teaching award, Graduate Division UCLA 2014
Graduate studies fellowship, Graduate Division UCLA 2011 - 2016


English (fluent), Russian (native), Spanish (intermediate), Italian (basic)