Iwona Kowalska (PhD) is a researcher at Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. Her field of expertise covers quantitative methods (econometrics and statistics) applied in economics and finance. She has been involved in research projects on procyclicality in banking, macroprudential policy and competition in the banking industry. She has merged academic experience with professional work in the banking and the mobile industry.
Mykhaylo Salnykov is an Academic Director at BEROC. He earned his PhD in Economics at the Simon Fraser University (Canada) in 2008 supplemented by two Masters in Economic Theory (Kyiv School of Economics, 2004) and Environmental Sciences and Policy (Central European University, 2002).
Evgeny Yakovlev is an Associate Professor at the New Economic School, Moscow and a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Government Affairs at LSE. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley.
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Olga Rastrigina is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, UK. Before moving to the UK, Olga spent six years as a Research Fellow at BICEPS.
Currently, Olga is working on the development of the tax-benefit micro-simulation model EUROMOD.