About Me

I am an Associate Professor of Finance and Economics at Lubin School of Business, Pace University. My main area of research is Econometrics. I develop Markov Chain Monte Carlo algorithms for solving various estimation problems in Finance.

I currently teach courses in Finance and Data Analysis at Lubin School of Business, Pace University. I also taught Econometrics in the Masters in Finance Program at Rutgers University.

Academic Background

Ph.D. in Economics, Rutgers University, USA. June 2002.

M.A. in Economics, New Economic School, Russia. June 1997.

M.S. in Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia. June 1996.


2013: Excellence in Research Award, Pace University.

2006: Eugene Lang Student-Faculty Research Fellowship, Pace University.

2004: University Award for Distinguished Faculty Service, Pace University.

1999: Sidney Brown Prize in Economics, Rutgers University.

1996: M.S. in Physics with distinction, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology


Marathon Running: Finished over 15 marathons in New York.

Languages: Fluent in English and Russian (native).