Jarko Fidrmuc: Temporal and Spatial Dependence of Interregional Risk Sharing: Evidence from Russia

Research seminar 2.6.2016

In his presentation professor Jarko Fidrmuc scrutinized empirically the interregional consumption risk sharing in Russia. According to his results the domestic factors are more important in this process than for example the regional openness to international capital flows. Especially the degree of development of the banking sector contributes significantly to risk sharing.

Jarko Fidrmuc is a professor of international economics at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, Germany, and visiting professor at the Henan University in Kaifeng, China. He is also research fellow at CESifo Munich and Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO). He received his PhD. degree in Economics at the University of Vienna in 1999. He previously worked for the National Bank of Austria, University of Munich, and the Institute of Advanced Studies in Vienna. His research concentrates on globalization, China and Eastern Europe, international macroeconomics and finance.

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Last updated: 25.8.2016