Olga Kuzmina, New Economic School Olga Kuzmina

Olga Kuzmina, New Economic School

Olga Kuzmina,
Petr Aven Associate Professor of Finance, NES
Research Affiliate, CEPR
Associate Editor, Journal of Corporate Finance
Research Advisory Board member, Bank of Russia

Curriculum Vitae
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Contact information
New Economic School
45 Skolkovskoe shosse
Moscow 121353 Russia

Email: okuzmina{@}nes.ru
Phone: +7 (903) 742 9917
Olga Kuzmina is the Petr Aven Associate Professor of Finance at the New Economic School (Moscow) and a Research Affiliate with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London). She received her PhD in Finance from Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, in 2012, and has recently spent a sabbatical year at the LSE Finance Department. Her research interests include empirical corporate finance, broadly defined, with a particular interest in the interactions between corporate finance, labor economics, and international economics, and a focus on identification and applied methods. She has published her work in the American Economic Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Comparative Economics, and Economics Letters, and presented it at various conferences, including the AFA, AEA, FIRS, CEPR/Gerzensee, CSEF Finance and Labor conference, Paris Finance meeting, FMA Europe, etc. She has received the Best Young researcher award from IFABS for one of her solo-authored papers. She has been serving as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Corporate Finance since 2018, and a Research Advisory Board member of the Central Bank of Russia since 2018.

Refereed publications
Innovation and foreign ownership (with M. Guadalupe and C. Thomas),
      American Economic Review, 2012, 102 (7): 3594-3627.

      Media coverage: VoxEU, Vedomosti
      450 citations in Google Scholar

Foreign direct investment and governance quality in Russia (with N. Volchkova and T. Zueva),
      Journal of Comparative Economics (Special Issue: New Directions for Research on Transition Economies), 2014, 42 (4): 874–891.

      Policy coverage: FREE Policy Briefs
      76 citations in Google Scholar

Operational and financial hedging: Evidence from export and import behavior (with O. Kuznetsova),
      Journal of Corporate Finance, 2018, 48 (1): 109–121.

      Policy coverage: FREE Policy Briefs
      18 citations in Google Scholar

A model-free identification of relative risk,
      Economics Letters, 2020, 190: 109078.

Working papers
(NEW) Gender diversity in corporate boards: Evidence from quota-implied discontinuities (with V. Melentyeva), submitted
      Recent presentations: AEA 2020, EEA 2020, GEA 2020, CEPR WE_ARE, Paris December Finance Meeting 2020

Employment flexibility and capital structure: Evidence from a natural experiment, R&R Management Science
      Media coverage: FEDEA Nada es Gratis
      Policy coverage: FREE Policy Briefs
      Best Young Researcher Paper Award, International Finance and Banking Society, 2012
      41 citations in Google Scholar

Does secrecy signal skill? Own-investor secrecy and hedge fund performance (with S. Gorovyy and P. Kelly), R&R Journal of Banking and Finance
      Media coverage: Institutional Investor, RBC
      Policy coverage: FREE Policy Briefs

Other publications
Russian transparency and disclosure survey 2005: Continuing progress in transparency, but mainly among weaker disclosers (with J. Kochetygova, N. Popivshchy, O. Shvyrkov, D. Kazakov, A. Rozanova),
      Moscow: Standard & Poor’s Governance Services, September 2005 (in Russian and in English).

      13 citations in Google Scholar

COVID-19 and gender equality in Russia,
      Economic Policy during COVID-19, April 2020 (in Russian).
      Media coverage: Forbes Russia
      Policy coverage: FREE Policy Briefs

Anastasia, 2014
Anton, 2017

© Olga Kuzmina 2012-2020