Field of research: Policy

Mery Julakidze

Mery is a junior researcher at ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from International School of Economics (ISET). Over the course of her studies and career, Mery has demonstrated a particular interest in gender economics, public policy, and development economics. In her BA thesis, she studied gender, ethnicity, and age pay gaps in the Georgian labor market.

(Last updated February 2022)

Maria Perrotta Berlin

Maria Perrotta Berlin is Assistant Professor and Policy and Communication Manager at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE). She earned her Ph.D. from the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University. Maria’s main research interests are development and political economics, with a focus on gender issues and environmental policy.

Last updated September 2023


Natalya Volchkova

Natalya Volchkova

Natalya Volchkova is a Director of the Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR at NES) and a Senior Lecturer at the New Economic School (NES) in Moscow, Russian Federation. She holds a Ph.D. from the Central Economic and Mathematics Institute of Russian Academy of Science.

She serves as a member of the Committee for Development Policy, United Nations, a member of the Expert Council of Open Government of Russia, member of the Expert Council of Accounting Chamber of RF and some others. In 2008, she was awarded a Fulbright scholarship. In 2016 she was nominated for Yegor Gaidar Award in Economics.

Her research interests are in the areas of international trade theory and policy, natural resource economics and corporate governance.

(Last updated October 2019)