Research Associate | BICEPS
Vitalijs Jascisens is Research Associate at BICEPS and an assistant professor at Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. He holds PhD in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), 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.