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Ivan Yotzov

Curriculum Vitae (Dec 2020)

Contact details

I dot Yotzov at warwick dot ac dot uk

I dot Yotzov dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk

Office Hours: By appointment (via email).

Research Interests

1. Political Economy

2. Macroeconomics

3. Development Economics


1. "Reversal of Fortune of Political Incumbents: Evidence from Oil Shocks" (joint with Rabah Arezki, Simeon Djankov, Ha Nguyen)

Coverage: VoxEU

2. "Reform Chatter and Democracy" (joint with Rabah Arezki, Simeon Djankov, Ha Nguyen)

Coverage: VoxEU

3. "What matters to firms? New insights from survey text comments" (joint with Nick Bloom, Philip Bunn, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka, and Greg Thwaites)

Work in Progress

1. "Electoral Surprises and Business Cycles" (joint with Thiemo Fetzer)


1. "Frontiers in Big Data Analyses on Economic Reforms: The Case of Gulf Cooperation Council Countries", World Bank Group-Harvard Kennedy School, 24 September 2020.


EC9A2: Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis (Term 1 2019-2020)

EC9A3: Advanced Econometric Theory (Term 1 2018-2019)

Applied Young Economist Webinar

The Applied Young Economist Webinar is a weekly online seminar series for PhD students and Post-Doctoral researchers to present their work and receive feedback from colleagues around the world. The initiative is jointly organised by SoDa Labs at Monash Business School and the University of Warwick. The seminars take place on Wednesday, with two editions for Australasian and US West Coast time zones, and European/US East Coast time zones.

For more information, including a calendar of upcoming speakers, please visit the AYEW Homepage.

In the media:

"Adapting to changing times: The Applied Young Economist webinar"

"Warwick PhD student enables the launch of a global webinar series for young scholars"