Anna Ignatenko

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616


University of California, Davis Ph.D. in Economics Expected 2020
New Economic School M.A. in Economics 2013
The Higher School of Economics Specialist Diploma in Management 2011

Working Papers

Price Discrimination in International Transportation: Evidence and Implications (Job market paper) Buyer Size, Price Discrimination, and Quality Differentiation in International Trade Vertical FDI and Global Sourcing Strategies of Multinational Firms

Works In Progress

Spillover Effects of Global Value Chains (with Vladimir Tyazhelnikov)

The Non-Monotonic Relationship between Firm Size and Input Prices (with Andre Boik and Sanjay Singh)

Research Experience

Research assistant to Prof. R. Feenstra Fall 2018 -
Research Assistant to Prof. A. Boik Summer 2018
Intern, IMF Fund Internship Program Summer 2017
Research Assistant to Prof. A. Boik Summer 2016
Research Fellow, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy 2013 - 2014
Research Assistant to Prof. N Volchkova and Prof. O. Kuzmina 2014

Teaching Experience

University of California, Davis

Instructor: Industrial Organization
Teaching Assistant: Industrial Organization, Intermediate Macro, Introductory Macro, Analysis of Economic data

New Economic School

Teaching Assistant: Development Economics, Family Economics, International Trade (graduate level)

Honors and Awards

Nonresident Tuition Fellowship, UC Davis 2014 - 2019
Graduate Fellowship, UC Davis 2014 - 2018
Dissertation Improvement Grant, UC Davis Economics Department 2017, 2018, 2019
Oxford-Russia Fund Scholarship 2009 - 2011
Speransky Scholarship, The Higher School of Economics 2011
Moscow Government Scholarship 2010 - 2011


2020: EITI in Fukuoka, Japan (scheduled); 25th Spring Meeting of Young Economists in Bologna, Italy (scheduled))
2019: Midwest International Trade Meeting in Indianapolis, Asia Pacific Trade Seminars, Hitotsubashi University, UC Davis International/Macro Brownbag
2018: IIOC in Indianapolis; Midwest International Trade Meeting in Philadelphia; ETSG Conference in Warsaw, Poland; SETC in Sardinia, Italy; RIDGE
2017: IMF/WB/WTO Trade Workshop in Washington DC; ETSG Conference in Florence, Italy; International Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics Conference in Saint-Petersburg, Russia; International/Macro Lunch Series at UC Davis
2016: International/Macro Lunch Series at UC Davis

Other Activities

Graduate Mentor, UC Davis
International/Macro Lunch Series Co-organizer, UC Davis

Other Skills

Languages: Russian (native), English (fluent), German (basic)

Computer skills: Matlab, R, Stata, LaTeX