Mikhail Pakhnin

My name is Mikhail, I am an economic theorist. My research interests include economic growth theory, social choice theory, networks and economics of natural resources and environment.

Currently I am a Visiting Professor at the University of the Balearic Islands (Palma, Spain) and a CESifo Research Network Affiliate.


 Research Interests

Primary: Economic growth theory; Social choice and voting theory

Secondary: Networks, Economics of natural resources and environment


2024   Dissonance Minimization and Conversation in Social Networks (with Kirill Borissov and Mikhail Anufriev), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.

2023   Economic Growth Models with Heterogeneous Discounting (with Kirill Borissov), Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, 63 (3), pp. 337–359.

2023   Collective Choice with Heterogeneous Time Preferences, Journal of Economic Surveys, 37 (3), pp. 715–746.

2018   Economic Growth and Property Rights on Natural Resources (with Kirill Borissov), Economic Theory, 65 (2), pp. 423–482.

2017   On Discounting and Voting in a Simple Growth Model (with Kirill Borissov and Clemens Puppe), European Economic Review, 94, pp. 185–204.

Working Papers

2022   General Equilibrium and Dynamic Inconsistency (with Kirill Borissov and Ronald Wendner), CESifo Working Paper No. 9846.

2022   Kantian Optimization with Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting (with Kirill Borissov and Ronald Wendner), CESifo Working Paper No. 9790.

Work in Progress