Erkin Sagiev

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Economics
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Economics
 Erkin Sagiev



Nowadays, I am a PhD student and GTA. Before entering the program, I had a considerable career in both tax compliance and tax policy. As a researcher I am keen on developing computational microeconomic models. Find out more on my webpage: Office hours, office location, and my email are in the contact section below.


  • Bachelor of Economics, Saint Petersburg State University of Economics (Russia) (2003)

  • Master of Research (MRes) in Economics, University of Essex (UK) (2016)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Cheap talk, Bayesian persuasion, and endogenous network formation

Tax competition and tax policy coordination

Reinforcement learning and combinatorial optimization



Colchester Campus

Working pattern:

Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Office: 5B.214