London School of Economics and Political Science
Department of Economics

Contact Information

Department Of Economics
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom

Office: 32L.4.24

Tel: 44-(0)20-7852-3707
Fax: 44-(0)20-7955-6592

t.komarova (at)

Tatiana V. Komarova


Assistant Professor (Lecturer) of Economics

Fields of Specialization

Econometric Theory, Applied Econometrics




Incorporating Social Welfare in Program-Evaluation and Treatment Choice (with D. Bhattacharya), May 2021

Identification and Formal Privacy Guarantees (with D. Nekipelov), June 2020

Testing nonparametric shape restrictions (with J. Hidalgo), June 2020

The signaling role of auditing and the cost of debt capital in privately held firms: theory and evidence (with S. Sundgren), June 2019

Nonparametric Estimation of Private Value Densities in Ascending Auctions and Generalized Competing Risks Model (with O.Linton and S. Srisuma)



Balancing Data Privacy and Usability in the Federal Statistical System (with V.J. Hotz, C.R. Bollinger, C.F. Manski, R. Moffitt, D. Nekipelov, A. Sojourner, B. Spencer)

Structuring Subcontracting in Highway Procurement Markets (with J. Balat and E. Krasnokutskaya)



Preferences and Performance in Simultaneous First-Price Auctions: A Structural Analysis, (with M. Gentry and P. Schiraldi), December 2020, Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming

On Monotone Strategy Equilibria in Simultaneous Auctions for Complementary Goods, (with M. Gentry, P. Schiraldi and W. Shin), Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 85, 2019, pp. 109-128.

Joint Analysis of the Discount Factor and Payoff Parameters in Dynamic Discrete Choice Games, (with F. Sanches, D. Silva Jr and S. Srisuma), Quantitative Economics, Vol. 9, Issue 3, 2018, pp. 1153-1194.

Identification, Data Combination and the Risk of Disclosure (with D. Nekipelov and E. Yakovlev), Quantitative Economics, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 2018, pp. 395-440.

K-Anonymity: A Note on the Trade-Off between Data Utility and Data Security, (with D. Nekipelov, A.Al Rafi, and E. Yakovlev), Applied Econometrics, Vol. 48, 2017, 44-62

Extremum Sieve Estimation in k-out-of-n Systems, Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, Vol. 46 , Issue 10, 2017, pp. 4915-4931.

Binary Choice Models with Discrete Regressors: Identification and Misspecification, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 177, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 14-33.

A new approach to identifying generalized competing risks models with application to second-price auctions, Quantitative Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 269-328. This paper previously circulated under the title “Nonparametric Identification in Asymmetric Second-Price Auctions: A New Approach.”

Partial Identification in Asymmetric Auctions in the Absence of Independence, Econometrics Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 60-92.

Quantlie Uncorrelation and Instrumental Regressions, with T. Severini and E. Tamer, Journal of Econometric Methods, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 2-14.


Estimation of Treatment Effects from Combined Data: Identification versus Data Security (with D. Nekipelov and E. Yakovlev), in Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy, ed. by A. Goldfarb, S. Greenstein, and C.Tucker, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015.


TEACHING in 2019/2020

EC485 Further Topics in Econometrics
EC443 Econometrics for MRes Students
EC402 Econometrics
EC309 Econometric Theory
EC320 Applied Econometrics and Big Data
EC312 Advanced Econometrics
EC212 Introduction to Econometrics