Kirill Borusyak


Kirill Borusyak obtained his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2018. He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University’s International Economics Section before joining University College London (UCL) as an Assistant Professor in 2019. He is also affiliated with CEPR and the CEP Trade Programme. His research covers topics in international trade and applied econometrics.

Selected Publications

Design-based identification with formula instruments: A review

Many studies in economics use instruments or treatments which combine a set of exogenous shocks with […]

Kirill Borusyak, Peter Hull, Xavier Jaravel
28 June 2023 | CWP12/23
Revisiting event study designs: robust and efficient estimation

We develop a framework for difference-in-differences designs with staggered treatment adoption and heterogeneous causal effects. We […]

Kirill Borusyak, Xavier Jaravel, Jann Spiess
29 April 2022 | CWP11/22
The role of schools in transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus: quasi-experimental evidence from Germany

This paper considers the role of school closures in the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. To […]

Clara von Bismarck-Osten, Kirill Borusyak, Uta Schönberg
22 March 2021 | CWP15/21
Non-random exposure to exogenous shocks: theory and applications

We develop new tools for causal inference in settings where exogenous shocks affect the treatment status […]

Peter Hull, Kirill Borusyak
17 September 2020 | CWP46/20