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Dr. Ivan Tchinkov, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Economics
Undergraduate Program Director (UPD)

Biography    Teaching    Research    Conferences    Service    Awards    Software   


Dr. Ivan Tchinkov, Ph.D.
Office: S-H 1155-17 
Henry F. Hall Building,
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3907
Email: ivan.tchinkov@concordia.ca

Education

M.Sc. Data Mining for Business Intelligence Microprogram 2020 (HEC Montréal)
Ph.D. Economics 2011 (Simon Fraser University)
M.A. Economics - Finance 2003 (Simon Fraser University)
B.A. Economics and Business Administration 2001 (American University in Bulgaria)


Employment

2012 - present        Senior Lecturer, Concordia University, Canada
2006 - 2012            Lecturer, Concordia University, Canada
2005 - 2006            Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University, Canada
2001 - 2005            Tutorial Leader, Simon Fraser University, Canada


Teaching

  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introductory Macroeconomics            
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Money and Banking
  • International Trade
  • International Finance
  • Economic Development
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Statistical Methods II
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • International Econ. Policy and Institutions
  • The Economics of Monetary and Fiscal Unions
  • International Monetary Economics (graduate)


Research

Fields

International Finance, International Trade and Development

Interests

Endogeneity of Optimum Currency Area criteria, the introduction of the Euro in new member states

Papers

  • "Has the Euro Increased Trade? A Robust Analysis"
  • "Does Trade Cause Growth? Evidence from Europe"            
  • "The Effect of the Euro on Price Flexibility"
  • “Does Trade Integration Lead to Business Cycle Convergence?”


Conferences


Service

  • Undergraduate Program Director (Jul. 2020 - present)
  • Acting Department Chair (Feb. 2017)
  • Acting Undergraduate Program Director (2016-17)
  • Academic advisor (2009 - present)
  • Journal referee - The Economics of Transition (2003)
  • Graduate student supervisor (2007, 2010, 2020)
  • Course coordinator (2009-19)
  • Undergraduate Program Committee (2009 - present)
  • Remote Learning Resource Committee (2019 - present)
  • Full-time (ETA/LTA) Hiring Committee (2019 - present)
  • Part-Time Hiring Committee (2016 - present)
  • Safety and Security Committee (2016-17)


Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award (2003-04, 2005-06)
  • President's Ph.D. Research Stipend (2006)
  • Graduate Fellowship Award (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • B.A. conferred with Honours, Cum Laude (2001)
  • Dean's List of Academic Excellence (2000)
  • Open Society Scholarship (1998-99, 1999-2000)
  • Elaine Herndon Scholarship (1997-98)


Software

  • SAS (programmer certification), R/RStudio, Stata, EViews, SPSS
  • Latex (Lyx), Adobe Connect, Lyryx, Moodle, Zoom, Yuja

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