Justas Dainauskas is a junior researcher that currently holds the position of a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) supervised by Wouter Den Haan. Prior to joining LSE, he spent one year at the European Central Bank (ECB) as a PhD trainee in the Prices and Costs division. Justas finished his PhD in 2019 at the University of York (UK) supervised by Peter N. Smith and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). During his PhD, he was a visiting researcher in the AMRC/CEFER divisions at the Bank of Lithuania.
Dr. Dainauskas’ research interests are interwoven between International Economics, Macroeconomics, and Time Series Econometrics. Justas is currently working on papers addressing the following research questions: (i) what drives the time variation in the terms of trade disconnect?; (ii) what explains excess trade persistence in dynamic gravity models?; (iii) which trade disruptions are more damaging: anticipated or unanticipated?; and (iv) does the global trade network distort or enhance international consumption risk sharing?
Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/justaslse/