CV Dmitriev (93.6 KiB)


Ph.D. Economics, Boston College, 2014.
M.A. Economics, Boston College, 2010.
B.S. Economics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, 2008.
Highest Honors. GPA: 4.9/5.0


Published Papers

“Inflation Level and Inflation Volatility: a Seigniorage argument” (with Erasmus Kersting), Economics Letters, 2016, 147:112-115.

“The Financial Accelerator and the Optimal Contract”  (with Jonathan Hoddenbagh), Review of Economic Dynamics, 2017, 24: 43 − 65.

Working Papers

“Risk Aversion and the Financial Accelerator.” Giacomo Candian and Mikhail Dmitriev, 2014.

“The Optimal Design Of A Fiscal Union.” Mikhail Dmitriev and Jonathan Hoddenbagh, 2013 (R&R at Journal of International Economics).
“Collateral Constraints and State-Contingent Contracts.” Mikhail Dmitriev and Jonathan Hoddenbagh, 2014.
“Price Stability in Small Open Economies.” Mikhail Dmitriev and Jonathan Hoddenbagh, 2012.

“Spatial Technology Diffusion.” Diego Comin, Mikhail Dmitriev and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, 2011.

Blog Articles

“Heavy Technology: The Process of Technological Diffusion over Time and Space,” VoxEU, November 2012 (with Diego Comin and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg)

Research Experience

Research Intern, Economic Expert Group, Fall 2007.
Responsibilities: I constructed the optimal currency basket as an anchor for the national currency peg, to minimize the distortions for the effective exchange rate.

Referee Service

Journal of Economic Geography
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control


My papers have been accepted/presented at the following conferences:
NBER Summer Institute
Housing Urban Labor Macro Conference
Canadian Economic Association
Eastern Economic Association
BC BU Green Line Macro Meeting
Midwest Macro

Teaching Experience

Boston College, Department of Economics

Teaching Fellow, “Principles of Macroeconomics” (Fall 2011)
Teaching Assistant, “Principles of Microeconomics” (Fall 2012)
Teaching Assistant, “Principles of Macroeconomics” (Fall 2010, Spring 2011)
Teaching Assistant, “Principles of Macroeconomics” (Fall 2010, Spring 2012)
Teaching Assistant, “Statistics” (Fall 2009)
Grader, “Econometric Methods” (Fall 2008)
Grader, “Financial Econometrics” (Spring 2009)

Honors, Awards, & Fellowships

Dissertation Fellowship Award, Boston College, 2012.
Dissertation Fellowship Award, Boston College, 2011.
Oxford Russia Fund Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievements, Higher School of Economics, 2007 and 2008.
Research Grant of Russian Government “Analysis of Fertility in Russia” (with A. Lukyanova, A. Belyanin), 2007 and 2008.
Potanin Fund Scholarship, Higher School of Economics (given to 20 out of 3000 students), 2005.
Scholarship of The President of Russia for Outstanding Students (given to 60 students out of all high school graduates in Russia), 2004.
First (absolute) Prize in All-Russian High School Economics Competition at the school, district, state, country level (more than 10, 000 participants), 2004.