Vladimir Smirnyagin is a macroeconomist whose research interests lie at the quantitative nexus of macroeconomics and finance. In his work, he combines large, comprehensive datasets with quantitative models to answer important questions in macro-finance. Vladimir's current research focuses on the macroeconomic analysis of supply chain disruptions and environmental regulations. Prior to joining the University of Virginia, he was a postdoctoral associate at Yale University.
Smirnyagin holds a B.A. in economics from Russia’s Higher School of Economics, an M.A. from the New Economic School and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. As a doctoral candidate, he worked as a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and he spent several months at the Bank of England as an academic visitor. His work has been supported by the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute and by the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale.
This fall, he will teach Graduate Macroeconomics (Econ 7020) for the College’s Department of Economics.