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Tomasz Kamil MICHALSKI
Economics - Decision Science
Member of CNRS-GREGHEC Research Group
Tomasz Michalski received a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in New York in 2006.
His research focuses on contract theory and international economics. He has worked on various topics such as contract enforcement and open economy growth, intermediation in international trade or industry location and product quality. He previously was a researcher for the European Central Bank and the National Bank of Poland.
"Do Countries Falsify Economic Data Strategically? Some Evidence That They Might", Review of Economics and Statistics, May 2013, vol. 95, n° 2, pp. 591-616 (in coll. with G. STOLTZ).
"(Interstate) banking and (interstate) trade: Does real integration follow financial integration?", Journal of Financial Economics, April 2012, vol. 104, n° 1, pp. 89-117 (in coll. with E. ÖRS).
"Input substitutability, trade costs and location", Economics Letters, October 2012, vol. 117, n° 1, pp. 57-59.
"Quality Assurance and the Home Market Effect", Review of International Economics, May 2012, vol. 20, n° 2, pp. 237-255 (in coll. with A.-T. GOH).
"Should small countries fear deindustrialization ?", Review of International Economics, September 2010, vol. 18, n° 4, pp. 607-617 (in coll. with A.-T. GOH).
"(Inter-state) Banking and (Inter-state) Trade: Does Real Integration Follow Financial Integration?", Chicago, IL, 2011, vol. Proceedings of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's 46th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition (in coll. with E. ÖRS).
"Contract enforcement, international trade and growth".
"The dynamics of interest and exchange rates in Central Europe", Mimeo, (in coll. with R. Süppel).
"Forecasting Exchange Rates Better than the Random Walk Thanks to Machine Learning Techniques", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, n° ECO/SCD-2014-1049, 2014 (in coll. with C. AMAT, G. STOLTZ).
"Risk versus Ambiguity and International Security Design", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, n° ECO/SCD-2014-1032, 2014 (in coll. with B. HILL).
"Risk-Based Capital Requirements for Banks and International Trade", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, n° FIN-2014-1064, 2014 (in coll. with B. DEMIR, E. ORS).
"U.S. Banking Integration and State-Level Exports", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, n° FIN-2014-1066, 2014 (in coll. with E. ORS).
"Input substitutability, trade costs, and the product cycle", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, n° 945, 2011.
"Do countries falsify economic date strategically? Some evidence that they do", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, n° 930, 2010 (in coll. with G. STOLTZ).
"Taxation and enforcement in a spatial model", Mimeo, 2009.
"Trade shares, openness and inequality", Mimeo, 2009 (in coll. with A.-T. GOH).
"Multistage production, location and hidden comparative advantage", Mimeo, 2008 (in coll. with A.-T. GOH).
Employment Date: 2006
Main courses taught at HEC
Doing Business and Finance in Emerging Countries
2006 Ph.D. in Economics, Columbia University, USA.
2004 M.Phil. in Economics, Columbia University, USA.
2003 M.A. in Economics, Columbia University, USA.
2000 M.A. in Economics with honors, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland.
Academic responsibilities at HEC
Member, GREGHEC (CNRS).
2012- Associate Professor.
2006-2012 Assistant Professor.
External academic responsibilities
2002-2005 Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, School of International and Public Affairs: Macroeconomics and Sustainable Development, Topics in Economic Development, Microeconomics, Political Economy, Columbia University.
2001-2002 Lecturer, Warsaw Management Academy.
2001-2006 Junior Researcher, Exchange Rate Division, National Bank of Poland (Central Bank).
Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation
Member, American Economic Association, European Economic Association, Royal Economic Society.
Reviewer, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Development Economics, Theory and Decision, Physica A Institute for Market, Consumption and Business Cycles Research Discussion Papers.
Co-organizer, CEPR-EBC-HEC-RoF Conference on Financial Intermediation and the Real Economy.
Awards & Honors
2005 Lewis A. Sanders Endowed Fellowship in Economics.
International Finance - Trade Finance and International Banking