College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics
Dr. Popov is a macroeconomist who studies the effects of information and commitment frictions on investment, entrepreneurship and risk sharing and economic growth. His work involves quantitative analysis of theoretical models as well as expanding the theoretical framework in the areas of macroeconomics, economic development and the intersection of finance and macroeconomics. His past work includes studies on the effect of enforcement institutions on economic development, the effects of limited information on the forms of bank loans and others. Dr. Popov received a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Iowa in 2009. Prior to his current position at Texas Tech University, he was Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Virginia.
Recent Scholarship: Costly State Verification and Dynamic Contracts, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 64, 1-22, March 2016.