ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF FINANCE
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management
Katrin Tinn's research focuses on applied theory in financial economics and information economics. Her particular research interests include interaction between financial markets and technological innovation, financing innovation, economic growth, Fintech, and quantitative trading. She also works on frictions in global trade and political elections.
Her research has been published in the American Economic Review, the top peer-reviewed journal in Economics.
Prior joining the Imperial College Business School, she held academic positions in Economics at Stockholm School of Economics and University of Essex. She has worked for international organizations such as IMF, ECB and EBRD, and in private sector (asset management and banking).
Katrin holds a BSc in Economics from Tallinn Technical University, a BA in Art from Estonian Academy of Art, a MSc in Economics from University College London and a PhD in Economics from London School of Economics.
Research interests: financial economics, information economics, applied game theory and applied probability theory.
Specific applications: technological innovation, economic growth, Fintech, quantitative trading, market microstructure and political economy.
KARTIK N, SQUINTANI F, TINN K, “INFORMATION REVELATION AND PANDERING IN ELECTIONS”, REVISE AND RESUBMIT, REVIEW OF ECONOMIC STUDIES
FRIBERG R, TINN K, MILONE M, “TRANSIT RENTS IN A GRAVITY MODEL OF TRADE”, SUBMITTED 2020
TINN K, 2005, “EXTENT OF EQUITY MIS-PRICING AND INFORMATION COSTS”, ECB WP NO. 493
“THE ROLE OF THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN EXPLAINING THE PERFORMANCE OF COUNTRIES AND FIRMS” (2011), WITH SIMON COMMANDER. LN: GLOBALIZATION AND ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION, EDITOR(S):VOS, KOPARANOVA, BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC, 2011, CHAPTER 3, PP:37-60
“DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGIES AND START-UP FINANCING” (CHAPTER 2) IN THE ECONOMICS OF FINTECH AND DIGITAL CURRENCIES , EDITOR ANTONIO FATÁS:VOXEU E-BOOK AT HTTPS://VOXEU.ORG/CONTENT/ECONOMICS-FINTECH-AND-DIGITAL-CURRENCIES (2019)
“RAISING FUNDS WITH SMART CONTRACTS: NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES” (CHAPTER 5), IN INFORMATION TO FACILITATE EFFICIENT DECISION MAKING: BIG DATA, BLOCKCHAIN AND RELEVANCE, EDITED BY KASHI R. BALACHANDRAN, WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHERS (FORTHCOMING IN 2020)
“HOW WISE ARE CROWDS ON CROWDFUNDING PLATFORMS” WITH GILLES CHEMLA, IN HANDBOOK ON ALTERNATIVE FINANCE, PALGRAVE-MACMILLAN (FORTHCOMING)
MBA FINE 691 ADVANCED TOPICS IN FINANCE 2: FINTECH
UNDERGRAD FINE 434 TOPICS IN FINANCE 1
Winter 2020, Winter 2021
Winter 2020, Winter 2021