Dr. Mihails Hazans is a Professor of econometrics at the University of Latvia, a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, a Global Labor Organization (GLO) Fellow, and a Research Associate at the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS).
His research focuses on migration, ethnic minorities, human capital, teleworking, informal employment and envelope wages. Professor Hazans has contributed chapters to books published by Springer (3), Ashgate, Edward Elgar and OECD Publishing, as well as published articles in academic journals such as Economica, Empirica, Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations and the Journal of Population Economics.
(Last updated October 2022)
B.S. in Applied Math and Physics (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology),
M.A. in Economics (New Economic School),
Ph.D. in Economics (in progress) (Northwestern University).
Phatima Mamardashvili is an Associate Professor at the East European University Georgia. She has a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. Skilled in Sustainable Development, Multiple Project Coordination, English, Russian, and Teamwork. She has served as an Assistant Professor at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University and as the Head of the Agricultural Policy Research Center (APRC) at the ISET Policy Institute (ISET PI).
Phatima Mamardashvili received her Dr.Sc. degree from ETH Zurich for the dissertation entitled Measuring economic and environmental performance of Swiss dairy farms using stochastic frontier analysis. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the Georgian State Agricultural University (2005) and her M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Sciences with a major in Food and Resource Economics from ETH Zurich.
Her research and teaching interests include Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, and Econometrics.
*Last updated April 2021
Sergei Golovan holds a M.Sc. cum laude in Mathematics from Moscow State University and an M.A. cum laude in Economics from New Economic School. He has been working at NES as a Senior lecturer since 1999, specializing in macroeconomics, econometrics and math.
Roman Semko is a Research Associate at KEI at Kyiv School of Economics (KSE). He joined the KEI research team in July, 2011. Semko has a M.A. degree in Economics from the Kyiv School of Economics (EERC) and is currently a Ph.D. student at the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.
His research interests include applied macroeconomics and econometrics.
Galina Besstremyannaya is a Lead Economist at the Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR). She is a Senior economist at the CEMI RAS, and an Associate Professor at the Higher School of Economics (HSE University). Galina Besstremyannaya has graduated from Moscow State University (MSU).
She gained her MA in economics at the New Economic School (NES). And she obtained her PhD in Economics from Keio University (Tokyo) in 2010. Her research interests include econometrics, productivity analysis, management, and health economics.
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(Last updated January 2020)