Sergey Mityakov

Assistant Professor
Sergey Mityakov
513 RBA
Academic Specialty

Ph.D. Economics, University of Chicago (2008) 
M.A. Economics, New Economic School (2002) 
M.S. Mathematics, Voronezh State University (2001)

Areas of Expertise

Banking Fraud
Corporate Malfeasance
Emerging Markets

Dr Mityakov's research focuses on corporate governance issues in the context of emerging markets and developing economies. His research was published in premier Finance and Economics journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Law and Economics. His papers has been accepted by highly selective conferences such as American Economic Association Annual meetings, NBER conferences and workshops. In 2016 one of his papers has received an honorary mention in prestigious Russian National Award in Applied Economics.

Selected Published Research

Offshore Schemes and Tax Evasion: The Role of Banks ( joint with Lucy Chernykh) (2018) Journal of Financial Economics

Foreign Corporations and the Culture of Transparency: Evidence from Russian Administrative Data (joint with Serguey Braguinsky) (2015), Journal of Financial Economics (Also available as NBER working paper 17731) 
Direct Estimation of Hidden Earnings: Evidence From Russian Administrative Data (with Serguey Braguinsky and Andrei Liskovich) (2014), Journal of Law and Economics, 57 (2), 281-319 
Energy Security and International Relations: Evidence from Oil Import Diversification (joint with K. Tsui, H. Tang) (2013), Journal of Law and Economics, 56 (4), 1091-1121 

Honors and Awards
  • 2016 Russian National Award in Applied Economics
Interesting Facts

Dr. Mityakov is an avid car enthusiast. This stems from his prior research approach that used cars to measure corporate fraud.