Research

Janis Skrastins

(Jānis Skrastiņš)

CV: link


Assistant Professor of Finance

Washington University in St. Louis

Olin Business School


SH 221, Campus Box 1133

One Brookings Drive

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899


E: jskrastins [AT] wustl [DOT] edu

Research Interests

Organizational Economics, Banking, Financial Intermediation, Labor Economics, Emerging Markets, Networks

Publications

How Organizational Hierarchy Affects Information Production

Review of Financial Studies (2019) with Vikrant Vig

Experience of Communal Conflicts and Inter-group Lending

Journal of Political Economy (2020) with Ray Fisman, Arkodipta Sarkar, and Vikrant Vig

Barter Credit: Warehouses as a Contracting Technology

Journal of Finance, forthcoming

EFMA Best PhD Paper Award, MFA Outstanding Paper Award

Working Papers

Unemployment Insurance as a Subsidy to Risky Firms

(with Bernardus van Doornik, Dimas Fazio, and David Schoenherr)

R&R Review of Financial Studies

Strategic Formal Layoffs: Unemployment Insurance and Informal Labor Markets

(with Bernardus van Doornik and David Schoenherr)

Banco Central do Brasil Award for Best Working Paper in Economics

Court Quality and Economic Resilience

(with Dimas Fazio, Thiago Silva)

NSE Best Paper Award at ISB Summer Research Conference

Financial Access and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Credit Lotteries

(with Bernardus van Doornik, Armando Gomes, and David Schoenherr)

EMEA Best Paper Award (IWFSAS 2018 Conference)

Decision-Making Delegation in Banks

(with Jennifer Dlugosz, Yong Kyu Gam and Radhakrishnan Gopalan)

R&R Management Science

Work in Progress

Tell Me Your Type: Information Asymmetry and Credit Allocation Through Consorcios

(with Bernardus van Doornik, Maryam Farboodi, and David Schoenherr)

Household Finance under Asymmetric Information and Liquidity Constraints

(with Bernardus van Doornik, Armando Gomes, and David Schoenherr)

Discrimination within Organizations

(with Rajesh Chandy, Ahmed Tahoun, and Vikrant Vig)