Elena Paltseva





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Professional Experience

  • Current: Assistant Professor, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), Stockholm School of Economics

  • Current: Visiting Assistant Professor, New Economic School, NES

  • 2007 - 2011: Assistant Professor, Economics Department, Copenhagen University

  • 2006 - 2007: Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden

  • 1998 – 2000: Economist, Russian European Centre for Economic Policy, Moscow, Russia.


  • 2006: PhD in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

  • 2003 – 2004: Visiting Graduate Student, Department of Economics, Princeton University, USA

  • 1998: M.A in Economics (cum laude), New Economic School, Moscow, Russia

  • 1996: M.Sc. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (summa cum laude), Moscow State University, Russia

Publications in refereed journals

  • “Petro Rents, Political Institutions, and Hidden Wealth: Evidence from Offshore Bank Accounts”, 2017, with Jørgen Juel Andersen, David Dreyer Lassen and Niels Johannesen, Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 15, Issue 4

  • "Confining the Coase Theorem: Contracting, Ownership, and Free-riding", 2016, with Tore Ellingsen, The Review of Economic Studies, vol.83(2)

  • “Protection for Sale: The Case of Oligopolistic Competition and Interdependent Sectors”, 2014, Canadian Journal of Economics, vol.47(4)

  • "The Private Provision of Excludable Public Goods: An Inefficiency Result, with Tore Ellingsen (2012), Journal of Public Economics, 96(9-10)

  • “Club-in-the-club: Reform under Unanimity”, with Erik Berglof, Mike Burkart and Guido Friebel (2012), Journal of Comparative Economics, 40(3)

  • "Assessing Gas Transit Risks: Russia vs. the EU", with Chloé Le Coq (2012), Energy Policy, 42

  • "Measuring the Security of External Energy Supply in the European Union", with Chloé Le Coq (2009), "Energy Policy", 37(11)

  • "Widening and Deepening: Reforming the European Union", with Erik Berglof, Mike Burkart and Guido Friebel (2008), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 98(2)

  • “Workers' Heterogeneity and Risk Aversion: A Segmentation Model of the Russian Labor Market”, with I. Grosfeld, C. Senik-Leygonie, T. Verdier, S. Kolenikov (2001), Journal of Comparative Economics, 29(2)

Selected Presentations and Conference Participation


HSE Summer School of Institutional Analysis, Toulouse School of Economics, HSE (Moscow), University of Namur (Belgium), HSE (Perm), OxCarre (Oxford); SITE, NES/CEFIR (Moscow), Århus University, Kellogg Business School, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen Business School, Lund University; IIES (Stockholm); Stockholm School of Economics, SITE (Stockholm); Boston college; Calgary University, Southampton University; George Mason University


International Workshop on Competition, Regulation and Procurement, 2018, HSE (Moscow), HSE 2016 annual conference (Moscow), NES 20th Anniversary conference, EEA (Milan, Vienna), CIE workshop (Copenhagen); SIEPS (Stockholm), Energy Security Conference (Lund), NCDE (Copenhagen); NOITS (Stockholm); SUDSWEc)