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Anastasia Burkovskaya

Office 638 Social Sciences building A02

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


"A Model of State Aggregation," accepted at Economic Theory

"On Machina's Paradoxes and Limited Attention," Economic Theory Bulletin 8, 231-244, 2020.

"Political Economy behind Central Bank Independence," Journal of Macroeconomics 61, 103121, 2019. [lead article]

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

Conferences and Seminars

2020: AETW2020 (University of Adelaide)

2019: ES NAWM (ASSA), UNSW, McGill, ES NASM (Seattle), Conference on Central Bank Autonomy at the Central Bank of Ecuador (invitation only)

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

"Framing and Insurance Choices" with A. Teperski and K. Atalay, R&R

"Comparative Profitability of Product Disclosure Statements" with J. Li

"State Aggregation with α-MEU"

"Semi-Parametric Estimation of Ballot Stuffing"

Teaching Experience

USyd: ECOS2001 (intermediate micro) (S2 2016, S2 2017), ECON6025 (graduate level game theory) (S2 2017, S2 2018, S2 2019, S2 2020 (online)), ECON6001 (graduate level micro) (S2 2018, S2 2019, S2 2020 (online))

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)

Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Excellence in Teaching award, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney 2019
FRSS2018 Small Grant, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney 2018
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 (advanced - DELE C1), Italian (basic)