NET 2019 Results

NET 2019: Final Results

The final round of the 5h New Economic Talent competition took place on Friday, May 31, at CERGE-EI.

Four finalists presented their papers in front of the CERGE-EI evaluation committee ( Randall Filer, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, Marek Kapicka, an Associate Professor with tenure at CERGE-EI, and Ctirad Slavík, Assistant Professor at CERGE-EI), who offered feedback and recommendations for the students' future research.

Our thanks go to all who took part in the competition this year, and special congratulations to the finalists on their excellent work!

First place:

Charoo Anand (London School of Economics): Do mortgage lenders discriminate against African American areas? An instrumental variable approach

Second place:

Maksim Bakhtin (New Economic School): Selling Information to Heterogeneous Buyers

Joint third place:

Alina Ozhegova (National Research University Higher School of Economics): Segmentation of Theatre Audiences: Latent Class Approach for Combined Data

Alexander Tishin (New Economic School): Monetary Policy Surprises in Russia

NET 2019

 

Results of the First Round

The Evaluation Committee has selected the top 15 papers and the top 4 finalists, who will present their papers during the final round in Prague on May 31, 2019. Congratulations to all!

New Economic Talent 2019 finalists (listed in alphabetical order):

Charoo Anand (London School of Economics): Do mortgage lenders discriminate against African American areas? An instrumental variable approach

Maksim Bakhtin (New Economic School): Selling Information to Heterogeneous Buyers

Alina Ozhegova (National Research University Higher School of Economics): Segmentation of Theatre Audiences: Latent Class Approach for Combined Data

Alexander Tishin (New Economic School): Monetary Policy Surprises in Russia

Other Papers That Made it to Top 15 (listed in alphabetical order):

Mikayel Harutyunyan (Charles University in Prague): The Truth Behind the Lies: Does Personality Predict Dishonesty?

Sara Izquierdo Martínez (Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid): The Power of Information: Media Usage and Gender Attitudes in Africa

Sevara Kamolova (Westminster International University in Tashkent): The Role of Remittance Inflow and Business Start-up Regulations in Stock Market Development

Hristina Manolova (University of Mannheim): Wage Dynamics in Bulgaria

Begoña Molina Muros (Univeristeit van Amsterdam): Open innovation and incentives

Maryna Romanko (Tonkoshkur), (Kyiv School of Economics): Detecting suspicious behavior in public procurement auctions

Jing Lian Suah (London School of Economics and Political Science): Mismanaged Expectations: The Distributional Impacts of Exchange Rate Shocks at the Sectoral-Level

Oleksandr Sukhomlyn (Kyiv School of Economics): Communicative Efficiency in Ukraine’s Banking System: Evidence From Independent Auditor Reports

Ivan Suvorov (New Economic School): Expected and Unexpected Consequences of Russian Pension Increase in 2010

Šimon Trlifaj (Central European University): How Knowledge Becomes a Public Good: Permanency, Patents and Secrecy

TianYang Zhang (University of Cambridge): Textual Analysis: The effect of the Bank of England inflation reports On the UK 3-Month Treasury Bill rates