Aleh Tsyvinski has new post as the Arthur M. Okun Professor
Aleh Tsyvinski, newly named as the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, studies optimal fiscal policy, effects of taxation, macroeconomic policy, and public economics.
The Yale economist received his Bachelor of Arts degree (with highest honors) from Belarus State Economic University, and his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of Minnesota.
Tsyvinski is co-director of the Macroeconomics Program at the Cowles Foundation and is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (EFG and PE groups). He is the author of numerous journal articles and papers.
Prior to coming to Yale in 2008 as a professor in the Department of Economics, Tsyvinski served on the faculty of the University of California-Los Angeles (2003-2005) and Harvard University (2004-2008). He has a courtesy appointment as a professor at the New Economic School in Moscow, Russia.
Tsyvinski’s awards include a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, and a National Science Foundation CAREER Grant.