Vitalijs JascisensResearch Associate
Vitalijs Jascisens is Research Associate at BICEPS, PhD candidate at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and will be joining Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow as an assistant professor starting September 2018. He holds MPhil in economics from TSE, BSc in economics and business administration from Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, and BSc in physics from the University of Latvia. During his PhD studies, he was also a visiting researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE). Vitalijs' research interests primarily lie in development economics, industrial organisation and public finance. In particular, he has developed an expertise in using large-scale administrative data to analyse various policy failures.