Atanas Christev

MA, PhD

Telephone
+44 (0)131 451 3967
Email
a.christev@hw.ac.uk
Address
Room 1.04
Mary Burton Building
Heriot-Watt University
Research

Research interests:

  • Econometric models of firm adjustment in transition, including dynamic labour demand, asymmetric adjustment costs, employment and wage mobility
  • Unemployment dynamics
  • Dynamic monopsony models
Selected publications

(2010) 'Learnability of E-stable Equilibria', HW Economics Research Group Discussion Paper.

(2008) Trade Liberalization and Employment Effects in Ukraine, Comparative Economic Studies. 50(2) pp. 318-340

Biography

Atanas Christev graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and received a PhD in economics from Kansas State University in 2003. He is currently Lecturer in Economics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK (since 2002).

His research focuses on econometric models of firm adjustment in transition, including dynamic labour demand, asymmetric adjustment costs, employment and wage mobility; unemployment dynamics, and dynamic monopsony models.

In addition, he has worked on learning and rationality in macroeconomics, and time-series econometrics.