Brief Bio:

Maxim Troshkin is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Cornell University. Before coming to Cornell, Dr. Troshkin was Cowles Foundation Associate in Economics at Yale University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota, where he was awarded the Mary and Robert Litterman Fellowship. His research addresses macroeconomic aspects of public policies, and spans topics from the design of optimal tax systems to implications of uncertainty and inequality for fiscal discipline and public debt, social insurance, and the efficiency of market-provided insurance.