Olga Gorelkina, Ph. D.

External Contact Information
University of Liverpool Management School

Research Focus: 

Mechanism Design, Game Theory, Applied Microeconomics

Academic Career: 
  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor), University of Liverpool Management School, Liverpool, UK, since 2016
  • Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2010–2016
  • Ph.D. Toulouse School of Economics and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 2010
  • M.A. Toulouse School of Economics, 2007
  • M.A. New Economics School, Moscow, 2006
  • B.A. Moscow State University, 2004

PhD Jury

David Martimort (principal advisor); Andrea Attar, Francoise Forges, Thomas Mariotti, Benny Moldovanu, Patrick Rey.

Teaching Experience

  • Advances in Decision Theory (PhD course); Bonn Graduate School of Economics, Winter semester 2013 - 2014.
  • Epistemic Foundations of Game Theory (PhD course); Bonn Graduate School of Economics, Winter semester 2012 - 2013.
  • Microeconomics (graduate course, tutor); Toulouse School of Economics, Fall 2009 - Spring 2010.
  • Time Series Econometrics (undergraduate course, tutor); Moscow State University, Fall 2005.
  • Macro- and Microeconomics Principles (preparatory course, tutor); Moscow State University, Fall 2002 - Spring 2003.

Visiting Appointments

Visiting Scholar, Trimester Program in Mechanism Design, Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Summer 2009


  • Best paper award, ESNIE 2011.
  • Allocation de recherche 2006-2010, Toulouse.
  • Excellence scholarship at the Moscow State University.

Academic and Administrative Activities

Invited talks: Paris School of Economics - February 2015; Humbolt University Berlin - October 2014; Paris Game Theory Seminar - March 2014; Max Planck Institute for Research on Public Goods Bonn - April 2010; SFB Seminar Mannheim University - June 2009; Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics - July 2009.

Referee: International Journal of Industrial Organization, International Journal of Game Theory, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, B.E. Journal of Economics, Theoretical Economics.

Co-organizer: MPI Reading Group 2011-2012, MPI Econ Workshop 2013 until present.

Non-Academic Experience

Intern; Fixed Income Research, Dresdner Kleinwort, Frankfurt, Fall 2007.


Russian, English, French, German.