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Research Interests

Professor Egorov's research interests include political economy and economic theory. He is currently working on questions related to weak institutions and their dynamics, interaction between market and non-market actors in business environments, and social image considerations in strategic decisions.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2009

Economics, MA, Harvard University

… → 2008

Economics, MA, New Economic School

… → 2003

Mathematics, MS, Lomonosov Moscow State University

… → 2001

Research interests

  • Contract Theory
  • Crisis Management
  • Economics of Organizations
  • Political Economy/Design
  • Voting Systems

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politician Social Sciences
democracy Social Sciences
election Social Sciences
social stability Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences
Social Mobility Social Sciences
incentive Social Sciences
resources Social Sciences

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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 525 Citations
  • 20 Article
  • 8 Working paper
  • 1 Short survey
  • 1 Review article

Cool to be smart or smart to be cool? understanding peer pressure in education

Bursztyn, L., Egorov, G. & Jensen, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Review of Economic Studies. 86, 4, p. 1487-1526 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High school
3 Citations (Scopus)

Social mobility and stability of democracy: Reevaluating de Tocqueville

Acemoglu, D., Egorov, G. & Sonin, K., May 1 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 133, 2, p. 1041-1105 65 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social groups
Social mobility
5 Citations (Scopus)

Delegation and nonmonetary incentives

Ambrus, A. & Egorov, G., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Economic Theory. 171, p. 101-135 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optimal contract
Limited liability
Minimum wage
4 Citations (Scopus)

Political Economy of Redistribution

Diermeier, D., Egorov, G. & Sonin, K., May 2017, In : Econometrica. 85, 3, p. 851-870 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Political economy
Veto power
Veto players
7 Citations (Scopus)

Private politics and public regulation

Egorov, G. & Harstad, B., Oct 1 2017, In : Review of Economic Studies. 84, 4, p. 1652-1682 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public regulation