Anna Zseleva
21 November, 2017

International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making
Higher School of Economics
Kantemirovskaya st. 3
Saint Petersburg

Personal details

Nationality: Hungarian and Bulgarian
Date of birth: 2nd December, 1989
Place of birth: Varna, Bulgaria
Telephone: +7 968 380 037

Work experience

2017 – today Research fellow, International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making, Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
2013 – 2017 PhD candidate in game theory, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
Supervisors: János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen.
2015 – 2016 Visiting researcher, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy.
Working with Marco Scarsini.


2011 – 2013 MSc in Quantitative Economic Analysis, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.
Supervisor: Miklós Pintér.
Thesis: Common knowledge and unawareness.
2008 – 2011 BSc in Economic Analysis, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.
Supervisor: Barna Bakó.
Thesis: Reputation-building due to informational asymmetry.
2002 – 2008 Secondary School, Berzsenyi Dániel Gimnázium, Special Mathematics Class,
Budapest, Hungary.


Zero-sum games with charges (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – published at Games and Economic Behavior)

Catch Games – The impact of modeling decisions (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – submitted)

Finitely additive mixed and behavior strategies in infinite duration decision problems (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – work in progress)

Bayesian social learning from consumer reviews (with Bar Ifrach, Costis Maglaras and Marco Scarsini – work in progress)

Teaching Experience

2014 – 2017 Tutor, Department of Quantitative Economics, Maastricht University.
Analysis I, Analyis IIGame Theory and Economics, Quantitative Business, Quantitative Methods 3 (linear programming), Quantitative Methods 3 (statistics, SPSS), Statistics I.
2016 Bachelor thesis supervision.

Professional and community service

2014 – 2017 Seminar organizer, Maastricht Lecture Series in Economics, Maastricht University.
2014 – 2015 Event organizer, Theater Committee, PhD Academy, Maastricht University.
2012 – 2013 Tandem partner, International Exchange Erasmus Student Network, Corvinus University of Budapest.
2008 – 2010 Student representative, Faculty of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest.

Conferences and seminar talks

2017 Maastricht Mathematical Modelling competition, Maastricht University, January 27, Maastricht. (talk).
2016 Logics, Decisions, and Interactions, Lorentz Center, October 24-28, Leiden (participant).
Summer Workshop for PhD students – Hungarian Academy of Sciences, August 11-12, Budapest (talk).
Games2016 – 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society, July 24-28, Maastricht (talk).
LOFT – 12th Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory, July 20-22, Maastricht (talk).
SING12 – 12th European (formerly Spain-Italy-Netherlands) Meeting on Game Theory, July 11-13, Odense (talk).
Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium, June 6, Maastricht (participant).
MLSE seminar, April 11, Maastricht (talk).
2015 Magyar Közgazdaságtudományi Egyesület IX. éves konferencia (Hungarian Economics Society’s IX. annual conference), December 17-18, Budapest (talk).
Conference on Game Theory and Social Choice, December 11-12, Budapest (talk).
Seminar at Department of Economics and Finance, LUISS, October 29, Rome (talk).
Workshop on Stochastic Games, Communication and Strategic Complexity, July 26-28, Stony Brook (participant).
26th International Conference on Game Theory, July 20-24, Stony Brook (talk).
Conference on Economic Design, July 1-4, Istanbul (talk).
French Symposium on Games, 26-30 May, Paris (participant).
2014 MLSE seminar, November 17, Maastricht (talk).
International Workshop on Game Theory and Economic Applications of the Game Theory Society, July 25-31, Sao Paulo (talk).
SING10, July 7-9, Krakow (talk).
9th Tinbergen Institute Conference – 70 Years Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, 25-27 June, Amsterdam (participant).
Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium, June 2, Maastricht (participant).
Corvinus Game Theory Seminar, March 24, Budapest (talk).
2012 SING8, 16-18 July, Budapest (participant).

Grants and awards

2015 International Travel Grant to LUISS Guido Carli (Rome) from Maastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics.
2013 1st place in Economic Theory II (Game Theory) Subsection, Economic Section, OTDK.
(TDK is a scientific competition for bachelor and master students at each Hungarian university and OTDK is
its national round.)
Paper: Unawareness in standard space models – a new approach.
2012 1st place in Section Economic Analysis and Modeling II, TDK at Corvinus University of Budapest.
Paper: Unawareness in standard space models – a new approach.

Computer Skills

Applications Microsoft Office Suite, Matlab, Maple.
EViews, SPSS.
Others LaTeX, Visual Basic.


Hungarian Native
Bulgarian Native
English Fluent
Dutch Advanced
Russian Intermediate
German Intermediate