My primary area of research lies in microeconomic theory, specifically information economics, with applications to political economy. In my job market paper, I study persuasion with verifiable information and show how targeted advertising can be an instrument of swinging elections.

Research Statement

Job Market Paper

Sep 2020

  1. Persuasion with Verifiable Information Titova, Maria job market paper, 2020 Abstract Paper

Working Papers

Nov 2019

  1. Collaborative Search for a Public Good Titova, Maria working paper, 2019 Abstract Paper Slides

Oct 2019

  1. Targeted Advertising in Elections Titova, Maria working paper, 2019 Abstract Slides



  1. Shopping Malls, Platforms and Consumer Search Parakhonyak, Alexei, and Titova, Maria International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2018 Abstract Paper Slides