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Dr Ivan Pastine


Ivan Pastine

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Economics
01 716 8395
University College Dublin, School of Economics, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Ivan Pastine earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Georgetown University in Washington DC. Prior to joining the School of Economics in UCD, he worked at the Division of International Finance at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in USA and at Bilkent University in Turkey. He also lectured at the University of British Columbia in Canada as a Visiting Associate Professor. Ivan served as a Research Affiliate in International Macroeconomics in CEPR, a London-based think tank. He contributes as a programme committee member to numerous conferences of professional associations such as the European Economic Association, and the Association of Southern European Economic Theorists. He served as a Local Organization Committee Member for the European Meeting of the Econometric Society Annual Conference and for the European Economic Association Meeting. Dr. Pastine has wide research interests contributing in the fields of game theory, public economics, industrial organization, economics of education and international economics. His recent research focuses on public policy and political elections. He publishes in leading international journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, International Economic Review, Public Choice, Economics Letters, Economics of Education Review and International Journal of Industrial Organization. His work on theoretic explanations of financial crises have been published in international journals such as Journal of International Economics and Economic Theory and are used as required reading in the Ph.D. programs at Harvard and the LSE. Ivan has been a handyman, a Boatswains Mate in the US Navy before staring his career in economics.


  • Assistant Professor
    Bikent University, Ankara Turkey1 Sep 1996 - 31 Aug 2003
  • Teaching Assistant
    Georgetown University, Washington D.C.1 Sep 1992 - 31 May 1995
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada1 Jan 2001 - 31 Jul 2001
  • Visiting Associate Professor
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada1 Sep 2011 - 31 Aug 2012


  • Intern in Division of International Finance
    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FED), Washington D.C.1 Sep 1995 - 31 May 1996


  • BA
    San Francisco State University. USA
  • MA
    Georgetown University DC.USA
  • PhD
    Georgetown University DC.USA


  • Turkish
    Can read, write, speak and understand