Milena Nikolova is an Aletta Jacobs Professor of the Economics of Well-being and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University of Groningen.

Between 2014 and 2017, Dr. Nikolova was a Research Associate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn, Germany, where she is now a Research Fellow. She is also a Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Bruegel, and a Fellow at GLO.

Dr. Nikolova serves as an Editor of the Journal of Population Economics.

Milena holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Maryland, College Park (2014).

Milena Nikolova became an IZA Fellow in January 2018.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14909
Milena Nikolova, Boris Nikolaev, Christopher Boudreaux
published in: Small Business Economics. 2023, 60, 463–483