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Research interests

Expectations and learning in dynamic macroeconomic models and applied econometrics. Labour economics.


Atanas Christev 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 mainly focuses on expectations, learning and rationality in macroeconomics, and time-series econometrics.  In addition, he has worked on  models of firm adjustment in transition, including dynamic labour demand, asymmetric adjustment costs, employment and wage mobility; unemployment dynamics, and dynamic monopsony models.

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Research Output 2000 2017

  • 7 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Transparency Matters

Christev, A. & Esanov, A. Nov 2017 The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America: Taxation and Regulation of the Extractive Industries. Manzano, O. E., Navajas, F. & Powell, A. (eds.). Routledge, p. 201-234

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Foreign direct investment

Money and inflation: Is monetary policy useful?

Christev, A. & Kang, Y. Sep 2015 In : Manchester School. 83, S1, p. 30-50 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monetary policy

Learnability of e-stable equilibria

Christev, A. & Slobodyan, S. Jul 2014 In : Macroeconomic Dynamics. 18, 5, p. 959-984 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monetary policy

EMU, EU, Market Integration and Consumption Smoothing

Christev, A. & Melitz, J. 19 Feb 2013 In : Open Economies Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Monetary Union

A note on Allen-Uzawa partial elasticities of substitution: The case of the translog cost function

Christev, A. & Featherstone, A. M. 2009 In : Applied Economics Letters. 16, 11, p. 1165-1169 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle